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    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE, 21st September.

    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE, 21st September. Today is 21st of September, it is observed as International Day of Peace, also known as World Peace Day. It is a United Nations declared and observed by all member Nations on this day. The day was establish in 1981 by United Nations General Assembly two decades, later in 2001 resolution unanimous and sanctioned holiday. The day is devoted to strengthening the deal of peace both within and outside our nation. It also recognizes the efforts of those who have worked hard to end war. Theme of this year 2022 International peace day; ” End racism, build peace” , we all have a role…

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    INTERNATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY, 18th September.

    INTERNATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY, 18th September. The United Nations General Assembly on 15th of November 2019 adopted a resolution agenda 74/251, 70 promotion and protection of human rights and declare 18th of September as International Equal Pay Day. The day is observe by all member Nations. It is aimed at raising awareness around pay gaps that existed. Civil Society Organizations, NGOs, Civil Liberty Organizations and other trade unions on this day calls for equal pay for jobs of equal value, it is a recognized and stated among the rights in United Nations Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This year’s event is marked by a webinar on tackling the gender pay…

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    WORLD PATIENT SAFETY DAY, (WHO); 17th September.

    WORLD PATIENT SAFETY DAY, (WHO); 17th September. A patient is someone who needs attention, care, support and safety. United Nations General Assembly and the World Health Assembly declared 17th September as World Patient Safety Day, it is among the important days WHO organise events to commemorate. It is annually observed on where United Nations member countries join the rest of the world to raise awareness globally. The aim of the day is raise awareness about Patient safety and call for solidarity and United action by all countries and International partners to reduce patient harm. Today’s activities may include lightning up monument to raise awareness for need for medication safety and…

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    INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE OZONE LAYER, 16th September.

    INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE OZONE LAYER, 16th September. Ozone layer is a thin layer found in the atmosphere at an altitude of about 10lm (6.2 miles). Its importance can not be over emphasised both to humans and other living organisms. Today is declared as International day for the preservations of the ozone layer. Ozone is a colourless, unstable toxic gas with a pungent odour and powerful oxidizing properties, formed from oxygen by electrical discharge or ultra violet light. Also, Ozone layer is a layer in the earth”s stratosphere containing a high concentration of ozone, which absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth from the sun.…

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    INTERNATIONAL DAY TO PROTECT EDUCATION FROM ATTACK, 9th September.

    INTERNATIONAL DAY TO PROTECT EDUCATION FROM ATTACK, 9th September. Education is the backbone of every nation, hence it has to be protected from any attack internally or externally, it has be given priority so as to move the nation forward. International day to protect education from attack was established by the UNESCO and first observed in the year 2020 under the United Nations General Assembly resolution 74/275. This is third year of its observance. The day urges countries to respect and protect the rights of education in emergency situation and reminds parties to armed conflicts. The day represent an important opportunity to galvanized political commitment to protect education during conflict.…

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    INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY (I L D); 8th September.

    INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY (I L D); 8th September. Being literate is important in live, without literacy, you are not inform about yourself and your surroundings. Today is observed as International Literacy Day, it is a United Nations declared day. It was proclaimed as International literacy day by UNESCO in 1966 to remind the international community of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies and the need for intensified efforts towards more literate societies. UNESCO designated the day to address global literacy, and was first held in 1967, since then it became an annual observance. Aims of the day among others include; To highlight the importance and value of…

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    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLEAN AIR FOR BLUE SKIES, 7th September

    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLEAN AIR FOR BLUE SKIES, 7th September. Today is observed as International day of clean air for blues skies. It is a United Nations declared day. The observance of the day dates back to 2019 which was designated by the United Nation General Assembly on the 7th of September. Since then, this is the fourth observance. The day strengthen international cooperation improving air quality and reducing air pollution. Objectives of day among other is to educate the public. Breathing clean air can lessen the possibility of disease from stroke, heart disease, lung career as well as chronic and acute respiratory illness, such as asthma, low level of…

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    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY, 5th September.

    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY, 5th September. Every year, September 5th is observe as International day of charity, it is a United Nation declared day and observe by all member states. Charity, simply means an attitude of kindness and understanding towards others, could also be seen as the goods or money given to those in need. The day was established with the objectives of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities. The day was chosen in order to commemorate with Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 “for work undertaken in the struggle to…

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    WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY, 19th August.

    WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY, 19th August. The United Nations Organization has established a special day for those who make a difference in all societies of the world and inspire others with their energy and enthusiasm, the day is World Humanitarian day, it is observed annually on the 19th of August. The day is dedicated at towards honoring humanitarian efforts worldwide and propagating the idea of supporting people in crisis The United Nations General Assembly adapted the day to shine a light on the thousands of volunteers, professionals and crisis affected people who deliver urgent health care, shelter, food, protection, water and much more. To commemorate the day, this year’s theme centered…

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    INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY, 12th August.

    Today is observed as International youth day, it is an annually observed day in all over United Nations member states. It is among the declared days by the United Nations. International Youth day is observed on the 12th of August every year where youth between ages15-24 years engage in one or more outreaches to amplifier their demands. Activities marking the day may include Youth day wishes will be sent and quotes on youth are written in all the greetings. Messages aim to engage as many young people from all over the globe as possible to the community activities. Ideas gotten from the youth on this day are translated into practice,…