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27th June: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day

The United Nations on 6th April 2017 has adopted a resolution as per which 27th June to be observed every year as the day of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). The day was first observed in 2017, this year marks the 4th MSME Day. Importance of the Day For achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, ..

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26th June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

In order to make societies across the world free of drug abuse, on 7th December 1987, by adopting resolution 42/112, the United Nations General Assembly declared 26th June to be observed as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The Theme for 2020 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Better Knowledge ..

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China has decided to join the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

The people’s Republic of China will join the multilateral Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), this was decided during a three-day meeting from 18th June to 20th June of the top lawmaking committee in China- Legislative Affairs Committee. China was one of the 23 countries back in 2013 when it abstained from the vote to adopt the ..

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23rd June: United Nations Public Service Day

By adopting resolution 57/277 on 20th December 2002, the United Nations General Assembly designated 23rd June to be observed as ‘United Nations Public Service Day’ in order to highlight the value and virtue of public service to the community. The day is also observed so that the value of public service for the development of ..

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21st June: World Hydrography Day

Hydrography plays one of the most important roles in today’s world by describing the physical feature of the navigable portion of the water covered area on the Earth’s surface through maps and nautical charts. Without a hydrographic survey, navigation for ships or fishing boats would have been much difficult. The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) was ..

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