World Science Day for Peace and Development

First celebrated in 2002, World Science Day for Peace and Development is to highlight the significant role of science in society and to: strengthen public awareness of the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies; promote national and international...

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), from 2000 to 2019, there were 7,348 major recorded disaster events claiming 1.23 million lives, affecting 4.2 billion people and resulting in approximately US$2.97 trillion in global economic...

World Environment Day

World Environment Day was established in 1974 to lift awareness and action on the environment, addressing issues such as marine pollution, excessive land clearing, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. Celebrated in more than 143 countries, the...