INTERNATIONAL DAYS

19 November 2017
World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. Read More...

19 November 2017
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

The Day has become an important tool in global efforts to reduce road casualties. It offers an opportunity for drawing attention to the scale of emotional and economic devastation caused by road crashes and for giving recognition to the suffering of road crash victims and the work of support and rescue services. Read More...

20 November 2017
Universal Children’s Day

United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Read More...

20 November 2017
Africa Industrialization Day

The Day is intended to mobilize the commitment of the international community to the industrialization of Africa. The important contribution of inclusive and sustainable industrialization in helping Africa to overcome its critical development challenges is clearly recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goal 9 calls to build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation. Read More...

21 November 2017
World Television Day

In recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day (through resolution 51/205of 17 December 1996). Read More...

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  • Changemaker Malala

  • Bridging the gender divide in education – Safeena Husain

  • Maturkham’s Lady Tarzan – Jamuna Tudu

  • Transcending adversity to make history – Arunima Sinha

  • India’s first woman firefighter – Harshini Kanhekar

  • Making air taxies out of jet planes – Kanika Tekriwal

  • Rising from trauma – Laxmi Agarwal