World Development Information Day Quick Facts
|World Development Information Day ()
|24 October 1973
World Development Information Day Brief
World Development Information Day is celebrated every year on 24 October all over the world under the auspices of the United Nations. This day is also the foundation day of the United Nations.
World Development Information Day History
World Development Information Day was first observed in 1973 on 24 October. Earlier on May 17, 1972, at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the need was felt to prepare public opinion on the problems related to trade and development and to disseminate information related to it. After this, on December 19, 1972, a resolution related to this was passed in the United Nations General Assembly and it was named "World Development Information Day" to draw the world's attention to development problems.
World Development Information Day Objective
This Day is celebrated every year with the aim of drawing the attention of world public opinion to the problems of development and the need to strengthen International Cooperation to solve them.
How to celebrate World Development Information Day
Different countries celebrate it in different ways, but the purpose of all is to inform people about the problems related to trade and development and to find solutions for them and to emphasize international cooperation in this.
On this special day in South Africa, skilled people from different fields gather at one place. Representatives of local, national and international units are also invited and issues of local and national importance related to development are discussed with them.
Governments and trade and development organizations in different countries spread many information to the people through advertisements in the media on this special day. Seminars, seminars and other programs are also organized.
But over time it has also changed a lot. Mobile, Internet and other communication revolution has expanded its dimensions and now through them instant information is being delivered to the people.