World Humanitarian Day 2022

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is celebrated every year on 19 August. The day is recognized globally to pay tribute and homage to the brave hearts who leave no stone unturned to come forward and work towards a humanitarian cause.

Every year, WHD is celebrated under a specific theme. According to the United Nations, the theme for this year is ‘to show the importance, effectiveness, and positive impact of humanitarian work’.

International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples 2022

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated every year on 9th of August to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of the indigenous communities around the globe.

This year, the theme for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is ‘The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.

World Lion Day 2022

Launched in 2013, World Lion Day is annually observed on August 10th with an aim to raise awareness and gather support for lion conservation. The purpose of World Lion Day, as previously indicated, is to increase public awareness of the significance of lion conservation. Lions are designated as a vulnerable species on the Red List…

World Biofuel Day 2022

World Biofuel Day is celebrated annually on August 10 to highlight the importance of biofuels, which are produced from animal waste, algae, and industrial and agricultural waste. Biofuels, unlike fossil fuels, are produced in a short amount of time and are liquid or gaseous. They are environment friendly, sustainable, renewable and biodegradable.

12th edition of Defence Expo to be held in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar

The Ministry of Defence announced that the 12th edition of the Defence Expo, India’s flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems, will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

The event will be held between October 18 and 22, 2022. The theme for this edition is ‘Path to Pride’ invoking nationalistic pride and encouraging citizens to partake in nation-building through establishing a capable indigenous Defence industry.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2022

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed on July 30 in a bid to raise awareness about the ordeal of human trafficking victims and the ways to safeguard their rights.

The theme for 2022 is Use and Abuse of Technology, which primarily focuses on technology being a tool to proliferate human trafficking. With the paradigm majorly shifting to digital, the vulnerability of victims has increased.

International Tiger Day 2022: History, Significance and Theme

Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia.

Every year the day is celebrated under different themes, and this year the theme for Global Tiger Day is “India launches Project Tiger to revive the tiger population”.

Nelson Mandela International Day 2022

Nelson Mandela day is observed on July 18 every year. The United Nations (UN) had in 2009 declared July 18 as Nelson Mandela Day to honour Nelson Mandela, a South African anti-apartheid activist who served as the first President from 1994 to 1999.

Mandela was the first black head of state and was the first elected President in a fully democratic election in South Africa.

World Population Day 2022: Theme, history

Every year, World Population Day is observed on July 11, to highlight the problems of overpopulation and raise awareness about the effects of overpopulation on the environment and development.

Every year there is a specific theme for World Population Day and the theme of World Population Day 2022 is “A world of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future for all – Harnessing opportunities and ensuring rights and choices for all.”

Global Forgiveness Day

Global Forgiveness Day is observed on 7th of July every year to celebrate goodwill among people and it gives us a chance to set things right and make our relationships stronger.

In 1994, The Christian Embassy of Christ’s Ambassadors founded National Forgiveness Day in British Columbia. The day started gaining momentum and was later renamed ‘Global Forgiveness Day. 

International Day of Cooperatives

International Day of Cooperatives is marked annually on the first Saturday of July. This year, the day is being observed on 2 July to highlight the contributions of the cooperative movement. This year all the cooperatives across the globe will be celebrating the International Day of Cooperatives under the theme of ‘Cooperatives Build a Better World.’ The International Day of Cooperatives is commonly known as Coops Day.

World Asteroid Day

Asteroid Day is an annual global event which is held on June 30, the anniversary of the Tunguska event in 1908, when a meteor air burst levelled about 2,150 km² of forest in Siberia, Russia. The United Nations has proclaimed it be observed globally on June 30 every year in its resolution. 

Seafarer Day 2022

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is celebrating Seafarer Day today. It is celebrated on the 25 of June each year to pay respect to Seafarers and sailors who help the entire world function by conducting sea transport.

The theme of this year is ‘Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future.

United Nations Public Service Day 2022 : Theme, Importance, History

With the aim to appreciate the value of public institutions and public servants, June 23 is observed as United Nations Public Service Day.

This year the United Nation will be organising a virtual event on the theme – “Building back better from COVID-19: Enhancing innovative partnerships to meet the Sustainable Development Goals”.