Hiroshima Day commemorates 6 August 1945, the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by another dropped on the city of Nagasaki. Hiroshima Day now a focus for anti –war and anti- nuclear discussions and demonstrations.
On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120 , the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendations made by the World Conference of Ministers, Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8 – 12 august 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. The theme of International Youth Day, 12 august 2015, is “Youth Civic Engagement”. The engagement and participation of youth, is essential to achieve sustainable human development.
Theme of the year’s International Day of Democracy is space for Civil society . It is a reminder to Governments everywhere that the hallmark of successful and stable democracies is the presence of a strong and freely operating civil society in which Government and civil society work together for common goals for a better future and at the same time, civil society helps keep Government accountable.
Each year the International Day of peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared, this day as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of this year’s communication is “Partnerships for peace dignity for All” which aims to highlight the importance of all segments of society to work together to strive for peace.
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