Global warming is one of the most significant and difficult issues facing the world today. Melting down of glaciers can have such an adverse effect on the global water level that in coming years, it can be the reason of biggest catastrophe . 2016 summit in Paris about climate change however does not answer the reasons of such climatic adversities. It certainly did highlight the fact that now the developing nations need to pay for all the crimes done by the developed nations.
At the beginning of the 21st century, people feel united as never before but also, paradoxically, they feel disunited at the same time! Having found ourselves on the brink of self-destruction, we perceive with a varying degree of conscious awareness the need to unite in the face of unseen threats. At the same time, we are divided by serious disagreements based on divergent interests, values and ambitions.
Many political scientists, economists, experts and analysts of modern international social processes have long argued that despite its continuous activity and sessions, the United Nations can hardly be said to fulfil its charter functions in full. They blame it on the UN outdated structure, inadequate decision making and decision enforcing mechanisms, and insufficient resources.
The modern world faces the threat of a global environmental catastrophe from two causes. Firstly, from the consumer society economic system whose exploitative nature is characterised by industrial technologies, which are hazardous and inefficient from the point of view of resource management.
Russia - oil accounts for some 13% of Russia’s GDP and a considerable larger share of its exports. There are many predictions of how oil prices will develop in future but one thing is relatively widely agreed upon: the oil price won’t bounce back above 100 USD per barrel in the near future. It is also almost as widely agreed that 2016 will mark the low-point of prices. For example The World Bank expects oil price to recover to 48 USD by 2017. Saudi Arabia - The deficit shrank to 297 billion riyals ($79 billion) in 2016. That was well below a record 367 billion gap in 2015, and below the government
Celebrated as a National Holiday in Scotland
Observed since 2012
This happened in 1895
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban PC KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author
Was established in the USA in 1986
Announced in 1831
Javier Felipe Ricardo P?rez de Cu?llar y de la Guerra, a Peruvian diplomat, was the fifth Secretary-General of the United Nations
Observed as US national holiday since 2000
This UN-sponsored awareness day has been celebrated since 1950
It commemorates the Virginia General Assembly’s adoption of Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
On this day, twelve European Union countries officially recognised the Republic of Croatia in 1992
Pyotr Semenov (1827 – 1914), a great Russian geographer, was the head of the Russian Geographical Society
During this holiday, people burn bonfires as a symbol of a passing harsh winter in Northern India
Sir John Frederick William Herschel and other prominent astronomers were behind the creation of the society in 1820
Gratitude is very important as part of the life of an individual and society
The first international organisation was created in 1920
On this day the Republika Srpska or the Serb Republic was proclaimed as part of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992
In 1851, physicist Jean Bernard L?on Foucault proved that the Earth rotates
One of the most important Christian holidays and a public holiday in over one hundred countries
Observed by Eastern Christians
Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (1876 – 1967) served as the first post-war Chancellor of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963
Celebrated the heritage of the great physicist Isaac Newton
Took place in the Soviet Union in 1959
Canadian and American inventor of early radio Reginald Aubrey Fessenden performed the first ever sound wireless transmission on 22 December 1900. Fessenden’s heritage includes three radio achievements: the first transmission of sound over radio (1900), th
Human Rights Day was officially established on 10 December 1950 by a Plenary Session of the UN General Assemblyм
International Anti-Corruption Day was proclaimed on 8 December 2003 when the UN Anti-Corruption Convention was signed
On 8 December 1987, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev and the American President Ronald Reagan signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
In 1996, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 7 December to be International Civil Aviation Day
The first time the day was celebrated was 6 December 1917 following the Finnish Parliament adopting the Declaration
Volunteers are people who spend their free time for the good of society
International No Pesticides Use Day was established on 3 December to commemorate an environmental accident at a Pesticide Factory in Bhopal, India in 1984
International Day for the Abolishing of Slavery is celebrated annually on 2 December
World AIDS Day was declared by the World Health Organisation in 1988
Day has been celebrated since 30 November 1931
Fleming (29.11.1849 – 18.04.1945) was a British scientist who invented the
first electronic lamp.
Albania signed the Declaration of Independence
from the Ottoman Empire on 28 November 1912.
Anti Shopping Day is meant to remind people of the dangers of excessive
Information Day was established in 1994 by the International Informatics
Academy, which has a consultative status in the UN Economic and Social Councils
and by the World Informatics Parliament
The UN suggested that governments, international organisations and NGOs
carry out activities raising public awareness of this problem.
World Wildlife Foundation and
Marine Mammal Council made 24 November Walrus Day in 2008.
Volkov (23.11.1935 – 30.06.1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut twice decorated as Hero
of the Soviet Union.
This holiday marks the liberation of the country from the French mandate of over 23 years
General Assembly made 21 November 1998 World Television Day to honour the
anniversary of the first World Television Forum
General Assembly proposed International Children’s Day as a way of
strengthening international co-operation.
Anti-Smoking Day is celebrated annually on 19 November and the American Cancer Society proclaimed it in 1977.
a country in Northern Europe, received its independence from the Russian Empire
on 18 November 1918.
The World Student Congress, which took place in Prague in 1946, made 17 November International Students’ Day.
UNESCO is a specialised UN agency responsible for education, science and culture.
Recycling Day, celebrated on 15 November, dates back to 1997.
The International Diabetes Federation and the World Health
Organization established World Diabetes Day in 1991 in response to a
world diabetes epidemic.
main goal of the Day is to raise public awareness of those who have lost their
eyesight permanently and found themselves in a difficult situation in life.
Its goal is to highlight the importance of achieving high quality of products and services as well as to promote activities that draw public attention to the problem of quality.
main goal is to raise government and public awareness of the need to use natural
resources in an efficient way and develop alternative energy.
It was established by UNESCO in 2001 and was fist celebrated in 2002.
International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism has been established on 9 November by the International Network Against Racism, including over 560 organisations from 46 countries.
The German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen was surprised to discover that there were “all-penetrating” rays, which he called X-rays, on 8 November 1895.
Day was initiated by the first
Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev
Besides human suffering, war causes the destruction of the environment.
Metropolitan Railway, the world's first electric underground railway, opened on 4 November 1880
in London, UK.
date is a national holiday referred to as Independence Day from Colombia
and Separation Day.
Boole (02.11.1815 – 08.12.1864) was an English logician and mathematician who
developed mathematical logic.
European Union is an economic and political association of 28 European
countries aimed at regional integration.
World Savings Day is celebrated every year on 31 October in commemoration of the 1st International Savings Bank Congress
It has been commemorated on 30 October since it was
adopted by the Russian Federation Parliament, the Supreme Soviet, on 18 October
It was established by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) in 2006 to call for urgent action to stop this disease worldwide
International Animation Day was proclaimed by the French chapter of the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) in 2002 to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the first public presentation of animation technology
These artefacts include films,
radio and TV programmes, and audio and video recordings
International School Library Day was initiated by UNESCO and has been celebrated in many countries of the world on the fourth Monday of October since 1999
Evariste Galois (25.10.1811 – 31.05.1832) was a prominent French mathematician who founded higher algebra
United Nations Day raises awareness about the goals and achievements of the United Nations to invite public support for its activities
Felix Bloch (23.10.1905 – 10.09.1983) was a Swiss physicist who won a Nobel Prize in his field
Let’s learn how to use paper rationally! is the motto of the international paper free campaign that takes place every fourth Thursday of October worldwide
Alfred Nobel (21.10.1833 – 10.12.1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, the inventor of dynamite, and the founder of a charity foundation and the Nobel Prize
World Statistics Day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010
Streptomycin was first isolated on October 19,
1943, by Albert Schatz and Selman Abraham Waksman
Azerbaijan celebrated its first Independence Day on 18 October 1991
The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is intrinsically linked to the date of 17 October 1987
It was established in 1979 at a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) conference of the United Nations
Michel Foucault (15.10.1926 – 25.06.1984) was a French philosopher, cultural theory scholar, historian and one of the founders of structuralism
The day honours the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations
Its goal is to raise public awareness of disaster risk management
Equatorial Guinea received independence from Spain on 12 October 1968
The goal of the day is to raise public awareness of gender-related social problems and inequality that girls experience around the world
Fridtjof Nansen (10.10.1861 – 13.05.1930) was a Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate
The purpose of World Post Day is to create awareness of the role of the postal sector in people’s and businesses’ everyday lives, and its contribution to the social and economic development of countries
Established by the World Health Organisation (WHO), this day raises public awareness of blindness, sight disorders and the treatment of people with impaired vision
Niels Bohr (07.10.1885 – 18.11.1962) was a Danish physicist, a Nobel Prize Winner, who discovered isotopes and developed the quantum theory of the hydrogen atom
Thor Heyerdahl (06.10.1914 – 18.04.2002) was a Norwegian explorer, ethnographer and archaeologist
This day is meant to draw public attention to the place of teachers in society, their role in education and development
This awareness day is devoted to raise public awareness about the need to protect the environment and animals
The official unification of the German Democratic Republic (FDR) and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) took place on 3 October 1990
2 October was chosen because Mahatma Gandhi, the founder of the philosophy of non-violence, was born that day
In 1990, the UN General Assembly made 1 October the International Day of Older Persons
Mali, a country in West Africa, received independence by announcing on 22 September 1960 that it left the French Commonwealth. Currently, it is a republic.
Japanese physicist Masatoshi Koshiba received a Nobel Prize in physics in 2002 for developing neutrino astronomy.
World Water Monitoring Day was established in 2003 by America's Clean Water Foundation.
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People was passed by the UN General Assembly on 13 September 2007.
The Fund for Wild Nature was established on 11 September 1961.
Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (09.09.1828 – 20.11.1910) was a great Russian writer, humanist philosopher, publicist and religious thinker. He influenced literature and philosophy worldwide.
The idea of celebrating the Day of Blog appeared in 2005
Ernest Rutherford (1871 – 1937), father of nuclear physics
Was established in 2009
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 – 1832) was a great German writer and thinker
Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Moldova was adopted in 1991
First celebrated in 1970
Jorge Luis Borges (1899 – 1986), an outstanding Argentine writer
Slave trade is one of the darkest chapters in human history
Ray Bradbury (1920 – 2012), an American writer and humanist