WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR

Theme for 2021 – “Act Now: End Child Labour “ https://www.un.org/en/observances/world-day-against-child-labour The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO)-sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. It was spurred by ratifications of ILO Convention No. 138 on the minimum age for employment andContinue reading “WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS

https://www.un.org/en/observances/peacekeepers-day The “International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers”, May 29, is “an international day to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication, and courage and to honour the memory of those who have lost theirContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES

15 May The International Day of Families is observed on the 15 May every year. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 with resolution A/RES/47/237 and reflects the importance the international community attaches to families. The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and toContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES”

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY

It’s celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of May. World Laughter Day was established in 1998 and the first celebration was on July 28, 2008, in Mumbai, India, arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement. Positive and powerful emotion that has all the ingredients required for individuals toContinue reading “WORLD LAUGHTER DAY”

EASTER

Easter, also called Pascha (Aramaic, Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination ofContinue reading “EASTER”

GOOD FRIDAY

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Great and HolyContinue reading “GOOD FRIDAY”

UTKAL DIVAS

State Foundation Day (Odisha): 01 April Odisha Day, also Utkala Dibasa, is celebrated on 1 April in the Indian state of Odisha in memory of the formation of the state as a separate state out of Bihar and Orissa Province with addition of Koraput and Ganjam from the Madras Presidency on 1 April 1936. AfterContinue reading “UTKAL DIVAS”

WORLD POETRY DAY

World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999, “with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard”. Its purpose is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching ofContinue reading “WORLD POETRY DAY”

WORLD SLEEP DAY

Slogan 2021: ‘Regular Sleep, Healthy Future’ World Sleep Day (the Friday before the northern hemisphere vernal equinox) is an annual event organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of the World Sleep Society, formerly World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM), since 2008. The goal is to celebrate the benefits of good and healthy sleep andContinue reading “WORLD SLEEP DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION

International Day of Education: 24 January International Day of Education is an annual international observance day held on January 24 and is dedicated to education. On December 3, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming January 24 as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for bringing globalContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION”