As we near International Youth Day 2023 on 12 August, it is essential to become mindful of this year’s theme – “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World”. This theme puts emphasis on the impact up-and-coming generations can have when it comes to sustainability and protecting our environment.
This day encourages young people worldwide to develop skills to help be part of sustainable actions to protect our planet and build brighter futures for themselves.
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This article will explore some of the most common crypto scams on Instagram, how to spot them, and what you can do to protect yourself. By familiarizing yourself with these scams, you can help keep your hard-earned money safe and out of the hands of criminals.
Cryptocurrency scams are becoming more and more common on Instagram. Many scammers will pose as celebrities or well-known figures in the cryptocurrency community to try and trick people into sending them money. They may also create fake cryptocurrency giveaway schemes to get people to send them money or personal information. Cryptocurrency scams on Instagram are a new rage. These come with the promise of free tokens or secret insider tips on how to get rich quickly from Bitcoin or another altcoin. While many of these are just laughable attempts at getting your personal information to steal personal identity and data, some are more convincing than others. But one that stands out is the Bitcoin giveaway scam. The premise is simple: An account promises to give you a certain amount of Bitcoin if you send them a small amount as a fee to claim the ‘free’ cryptocurrency.
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Human rights are not basic rights. They are fundamental rights that individuals possess simply because they are humans. History showed how important they were, and it is undeniable that they still carry a lot of importance.
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In 2014, the UN declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship.
Since then, World Youth Skills Day has provided a unique opportunity for dialogue between young people, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, firms, employers’ and workers’ organisations, policy-makers and development partners.
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World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987. 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”.
In 2011, the world reached a population of 7 billion. This year, the number will hit 8 billion, prompting the attendant responses. Some will marvel at the advancements in health that have extended lifespans, reduced maternal mortality and child mortality and given rise to vaccine development in record time. Others will tout technological innovations that have eased our lives and connected us more than ever. Still, others will herald gains in gender equality.
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In 2012, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 1 June as the Global Day of Parents, to be observed annually in honour of parents throughout the world. The theme of the Global Day of Parents 2022 is “Appreciate All Parents throughout the World”.
Since the 1980s, the vital role of the family has increasingly come to the attention of the international community. The General Assembly adopted several resolutions and proclaimed the International Year of the Family and the International Day of Families.
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This article takes a look at the top 10 NGOs in Africa. Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are independent of any government. They function outside of government influence, and their activities include environmental, social, advocacy and human rights work. NGOs work to promote social or political change in their communities. NGOs are essential in developing society, improving communities, and promoting an active citizenry.
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Tea is the second most used drink in the world after water. Tea culture is defined by the way tea is made and consumed, how people interact with tea, and the aesthetics surrounding tea drinking.
International Tea Day is celebrated on the 21st of May. This year’s theme for the International Tea Day is “Tea and Fair Trade”, which will glorify the economic benefits of tea. We observe the importance of tea and its economical, biological, and physical benefits during this day.
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The International Day of Living Together in Peace is celebrated on 16 May each year since 2018.
Sheikh Khaled Bentounes, the Honorary President of AISA International NGO, initiated the day. “I address this humanity of which each of you is depositary and humbly ask you to make this “International Day of Living Together in Peace” a reminder of the preciousness and urgency of the reconciliation of the human family,” he said while addressing the UN Assembly.
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Family is forever. It is the foundation of a society. Almost all family members get a day dedicated to them, for example, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and even siblings’ day. So why not an International Day of Families?
The United Nations considers the Family a vital institution in society by celebrating the International Day of Families. The year 1994 was proclaimed as the International Year of Families by the United Nations. It was to act on the changing social and economic structures that have affected the family system internationally.
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World Press Freedom Day is annually celebrated worldwide on 3 May. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed it in December 1993.
The main objective of World Press Freedom Day, according to UNESCO, is to raise awareness of the importance of press freedom and to remind the governments of all nations that their responsibility is to respect the right to freedom of expression. There is also a special prize awarded during this day. People pay tribute and acknowledge the media professionals who risked their lives while pursuing a story.
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The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated on 28th April every year. This year, the day will address the issue of involvement and social discourse in establishing a positive health and safe environment. The awareness-raising programme is designed to minimise the volume of work-related injuries and fatalities.
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is commemorated on 28th April every year. This year, the day will address the issue of involvement and social discourse in establishing a positive health and safe environment.
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World Malaria Day is commemorated annually on the 25th of April to call world attention to the steps taken to finally end Malaria and promote action to minimise suffering and mortality. Although Malaria is not infectious, anyone can catch it. The symptoms of this disease include sweats, headache, chills, fever, body ache, vomiting, and nausea.
Malaria is one of the deadliest viruses transferred by mosquitoes. Nearly half of the world’s population is in danger because of Malaria, especially people of underdeveloped countries. Due to global action and containment of the disease, 1.5 billion cases and 7.6 million fatalities have been prevented in the last two decades.
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World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID) is recognised globally on the 21st of April annually. The international celebration invites individuals to let go of their imagination and use fresh concepts to make this world a better place than ever.
WCID is the closing day of World Creativity and Innovation Week. It has been honoured by schools, organisations, local communities and entrepreneurs since 2002 in more than 46 countries worldwide.
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7 April commemorates the observance of World Health Day each year. From its beginning in 1948 at the First Health Assembly and ever since coming into effect in 1950, compliance has intended to generate awareness of a particular health issue to emphasise a specific topic of interest for the World Health Organization (WHO).
The past quinquagenarian has brought severe health issues to the forefront, including maternal and child care, mental health, and climate change. The commemoration is characterised by events and activities which serve as a chance to concentrate international attention on these essential areas of global health.
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