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World Oceans Day observed on June 8, 2013

World Ocean Day was observed across the globe on 8 June 2013. The theme for this year is: Together, we have the Power to Protect the Oceans. Although World Ocean Day was introduced in 1992 at Rio de Janeiro, it was in 2008 when United Nations General Assembly decided to designate June 8 as the World Oceans ..

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‘World Radio Day’ observed on February 13

World Radio Day was observed across the globe on February 13 to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information and freedom of expression over the airwaves. This day was proclaimed on 3 November 2011 by UNESCO’s 36th ..

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Minority Rights Day observed

December 18 was celebrated as Minority Rights Day by the National Commission for Minorities which is headed by Justice Mohammed Shamim. On this day in 1992 that the United nations adopted the declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic National or and Linguistic Minorities declaring that: “States shall protect the existence ..

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