Education

November 18- World Philosophy Day

By celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, on the third Thursday of November, UNESCO underlines the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture, and each individual.

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November 19- World Toilet Day

Underlooked and underappreciated, toilets and sanitation facilities play a crucial role in keeping the world a healthy place. Clean and accessible facilities would be able to treat waste in a safe way to the community and the environment. They prevent the spread of diseases and make life better for all.

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October 31- World Cities Day

How do we prepare for the doubling of the global urban population by 2050? By dramatically rethinking urbanism and its governance. That means designing cities for people, not cars; allowing everyone access to urban opportunities; investing in resource-efficient buildings, transport, energy, water, and waste systems; and enabling cities to experiment and learn from each other.

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October 11- International Day of The Girl Child

Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The international day of the girl child is celebrated worldwide to further this goal and bridge the gap in learning and equitable access to resources for young girls so that they can realize their potential.

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October 10- World Mental Health Day

Good mental health is not simply the absence of diagnosable mental health problems. Instead, it is characterized by one’s ability to express and manage a range of emotions (both positive and negative) while forming and maintaining good relationships with others.

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October 5- World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers’ Day is held annually on 5 October to celebrate all teachers around the globe. It commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers, and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions.

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October 4- World Habitat Day

The urgency of improving living conditions has been brought to the fore by COVID-19, which has devastated the lives of millions in cities. Access to clean water and sanitation, along with social distancing, are key responses to the pandemic. Yet in slums it has proved difficult to implement these measures. This means an increased risk of infection, not only within slums, but in whole cities”
António Guterres

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October 1- International Day of Older Persons

People worldwide are living longer. Today, for the first time in history, most people can expect to live into their sixties and beyond. By 2050, the world’s population aged 60 years and older is expected to total 2 billion, up from 900 million in 2015. Today, 125 million people are aged 80 years or older.

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September 23- INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SIGN LANGUAGES

The United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy, launched last year, aims to strengthen our efforts to ensure the meaningful participation and full inclusion of people with disabilities in all that we do, including in times of crisis. That is the only way to fulfil the central promise of the 2030 Agenda – to leave no one behind.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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September 21- INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

United Nations peacekeeping helps nurture peace in some of the world’s most dangerous places. Today and every day, we salute the dedication and bravery of our peacekeepers in helping societies turn away from war and towards a safer, more stable future.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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