Important Dates in December With Themes 2017 !
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December 1: World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988. It is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.
2017 Theme: My Health, My Right
December 2: World Computer Literacy Day.
World Computer Literacy Day observedeach year on December 2nd.
It aims to curb the digital divide that exists in the world today. The Day aims to increase awareness of this ‘divide’ and increase access to information technology for disadvantaged communities.
It was launched in 2001
December 2: World pollution prevention day.
The National Pollution Control Day is celebrated every year on 2nd of December in India in order to give the honor and memorialize the thousands of human beings who had lost their existence because of the Bhopal gas calamity.
December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992.
It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities
2017 Theme: Transformation toward sustainable and resilient society for all.
December 4: Indian Navy Day.
Navy Day in India is observed on 4th December every year to celebrate the achievements and role of the naval force to the country.
December 5: World Soil Day.
World Soil Day is celebrated annually on the 5th of December.
2017 Theme: ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground’
December 7: Indian Army Forces Flag Day
The Armed Forces Flag Day or the Flag Day of India is a day dedicated to India towards collection of funds from people of India for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel.
It has been observed annually in India on December 7 since 1949.
Over the years, it has become a tradition to commemorate this day as an honour to the soldiers, sailors and airmen of India.
December 9: International Anti-Corruption Day.
International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003.
2017 Theme: United against corruption for development, peace and security
December 10: Human Rights Day.
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
This year, Human Rights Day kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
December 11: International Mountain Day.
December 11, "International Mountain Day", was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003.
2017 Theme: Mountains under pressure: climate, hunger and migration.
December 14: National Energy Conservation Day.
The Energy Conservation Day is organized on 14th December each year by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power, with an aim to demonstrate India’s achievements in energy efficiency and conservation, while working for its ambition of holistic development as part of the nation’s overall effort towards climate change mitigation.
December 14: International Tea Day.
International Tea Day is observed annually on December 15. It has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, India and Tanzania.
December 18: International Migrants Day.
International Migrants Day is an international day observed on 18 December as International Migrants Day appointed by the General Assembly of United Nations on 4 December 2000 taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world.
2017 Theme: Safe Migration in a World on the Move
December 19: Goa’s Liberation Day.
56th Goa Liberation Day was observed on 19th December.
December 23: Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day) is observed on 23rd December every year.
It is celebrated to honour former Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh.
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