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WORLD DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION DAY – October 24

World Development Information Day - October 24

World Development Information Day – October 24

WORLD DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION DAY

World Development Information Day is celebrated annually on October 24.

The United Nations General Assembly decided to institute a World Development Information Day coinciding with United Nations Day on October 24. The General Assembly had the object of drawing the attention of world public-opinion each year to development problems and the necessity of strengthening international co-operation to solve them.

The day was further recognized as the date on which the International Development Strategy for the Second Nations Development Decade was adopted in 1970.

OBSERVE

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HISTORY

World Development Information Day originated in 1972.

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