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Emmanuel Awowale

International Internet Day.

The Internet is everywhere these days, being accessed on phones and tablets, tied into our cameras and our TV’s. Wi-Fi is accessible from everywhere these days, from city buses to your neighborhood McDonald’s, and the world grows smaller every day as a result. Internet Day is a celebration of this …

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United Nations Day

The foundations for a league of Nations were laid in the Treaty of Versailles, which was one of the treaties to formally end World War I. The treaty was signed in Versailles, France, on June 28, 1919. The league aimed to encourage disarmament, prevent outbreaks of war, encourage negotiations and …

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SUDEP Action day

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is a fatal complication of epilepsy. It is defined as the sudden and unexpected, non-traumatic and non-drowning death of a person with epilepsy, without a toxicological or anatomical cause of death detected during the post-mortem examination. While the mechanisms underlying SUDEP are still poorly understood, it is possibly the most …

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International Stammering Awareness Day.

October 22 was designated International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) in 1998. The day is intended to raise public awareness of the millions of people – one percent of the world’s population who have the speech disorder of stuttering. ISAD includes an online conference, running annually from October 1 to 22 each year, targeted at people with an …

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International Apple’s day

Apple Day is an annual celebration of apples and orchards, held in October. It is celebrated mainly in the United Kingdom. It traditionally falls on 21 October, the first was celebrated in 1990, but events are held throughout the month. It is commonly a weekend event, usually taking place on the Saturday and Sunday closest to …

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International Day For The Eradication Of Poverty.

2019 Theme:  “Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty”. The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987. On that day, over a hundred thousand people gathered at the Trocadéro in Paris, where the Universal …

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World Student Day

Every year October 15th is celebrated as World Students’ Day. On this day former president, also known as Missile Man of India, APJ Abdul Kalam was born. This day is celebrated as World Students’ Day to honor him and his role as a teacher. Whether it was his political career or scientific, …

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World Standards Day

World Standards Day (or International Standards Day) is celebrated internationally each year on 14 October. The day honors the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) …

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International Day Of The Girl Child 11-October

Theme: “Girl Force: Unscripted and Unstoppable” International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated annually on 11th of October to highlight and draw attention to the challenges that girls are facing, and also to focus on their human rights and empowerment. International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared …

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World Mental Health Day

Theme: Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. World Mental Health Day (10 October) is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150 countries. This …

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