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World Day of Social Justice celebrated on 20 February

On 26 November 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared that 20 February will be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice. This year, the theme for the World Day of Social Justice is selected as “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”. The International Labour Organization adopted the Declaration on Social Justice for ..

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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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Cash-Strapped UN thanks India for paying 2020 Annual Dues ahead of Schedule

Responsible for maintaining international peace and security, the intergovernmental organization, United Nations (UN) has been facing a severe financial crisis because of the unpaid annual dues of almost one-third of its member states, this was informed by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres to the United Nations budget-setting Fifth Committee on October 2019. India has become ..

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First ‘Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman’ will be Conferred on Tuesday

Since 2015, 21st June has been observed as International Day of Yoga following the proposal of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on September 27, 2014, at the United Nations General Assembly. A draft resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on 14 October 2014, entitled 21st June as International Day of Yoga In order ..

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World Braille Day 2020

4th January is celebrated as World Braille Day as per United Nations General Assembly Resolution passed in November 2018. The first World Braille Day was celebrated in 2019, this year marks the second edition of the day meant for creating awareness and making people understand the importance of Braille as a mean of communication. The ..

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