The General Assembly in 1972 established World Development Information Day to draw the attention of the world to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

World Food Day

World Food day is held to commemorate the founding of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. Each year has a different theme with organized events.

The crucial role that women and girls play in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities, improving rural livelihoods and overall wellbeing, has been increasingly recognized. Even so, women… Continue Reading »

This international day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

World Mental Health Day

This World Day has the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. It provides an opportunity for those… Continue Reading »

World Migratory Bird Day

People around the world today celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, which is  dedicated to raising awareness of migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

World Post Day

This World Day was declared by the 1969 Universal Postal Congress in Tokyo as a means to mark the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) creation in 1874. Its purpose is… Continue Reading »

World Teachers Day

This World Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966  Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers and has become the occasion to mark progress and reflect on the… Continue Reading »

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