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December 11: International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day predominantly refers to the day, the United Nations marks on December 11 every year since 2003. The same day is celebrated in US and Japan as well as National Mountain Day. The US began to mark mountain day even before the UN since 1877. However, in Japan it is being celebrated since ..

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December 9: International Anti-Corruption Day

The International Day of Anti-Corruption is marked by the United Nations every year on December 9 since 2003. This year the day is being marked by the organization all over the world on the following theme Theme: United Against Corruption The 2030 Agenda forms the backbone of the campaign. Sustainable Development Goal Ending corruption is ..

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December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed by the United Nations since 1992. The aim of the day is to promote well-being of the persons with disabilities and to increase awareness of their situation in social, political cultural and economic ways. Theme: Promoting participation of persons with disabilities and leadership Highlights The ..

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November 19: World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is marked by the United Nations and its sister organizations every year on November 19 since 2013. In July 2013, the United Nations passed a resolution to mark the event by its member nations. The objective is to bring behavioural changes and implementation of policies that will end open defecation and increase ..

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11,000 scientists in 153 countries declare climate emergency

In a paper published in the journal BioScience, 11,258 signatories (69 from India) declared Global Climate Emergency. They presented climate change trends and methods to mitigate the threat. The report was titled “World Scientists” It is based on the scientific analysis of more than 40 years of publicly available data. It illustrates several key climate ..

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