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August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition observed

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition has been observed on 23rd August by UNESCO. The Member States of UNESCO organizes the events every year on the date, inviting young people, educators, artists, and intellectuals for participation. What is the significance of the day? The purpose of celebrating this ..

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International Day of Education observed on  24th January

January 24 is observed as the International Day of Education every year by the specialized agency of United Nations named-United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It celebrates the role of education for global development and peace.  In December 2018, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution, which declared January 24 as ..

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MP’s Orchha Town added to UNESCO WHS Tentative List

The architectural heritage of Orchha town which is one of the prime tourist draws in Madhya Pradesh has been included in tentative list of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO’s) World Heritage Sites. Background The Orcha town was included in tentative list of cultural heritage following a proposal sent by the Archaeological Survey ..

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China to host Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations

China will be hosting a Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, starting from 15 May to 22 May 2019. During the event an opening ceremony will be held by Chinese President Xi Jinping and six parallel sub forums will be conducted. Key Highlights About: Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC) is being ..

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