Monthly Current Affairs – September 2019

11. UNWTO celebrates World Tourism day

United Nations World Tourism Organization celebrates World Tourism Day on

September 27. The theme of 2019 tourism day is “Tourism and jobs: a better

future for all”. UNWTO chooses India as host country to celebrate World Tourism

Day 2019.

UNWTO started to celebrate tourism day since 1980.

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1. International Day for South-South Cooperation – 12 September

The day celebrates on September 12 the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South. The Theme for 2019 was “From Commitment to Action — Follow up to Buenos Aires Plan of Action+40”.

2. World Bamboo Day – September 18

The Bamboo Forum of India celebrated World Bamboo Day on September 18 under the theme ‘Bamboo for sustainable development goals. It is observed every year to increase awareness of bamboo globally to protect natural resources & the environment.

3. World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21

World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated every year on 21 September. The 2019 theme is raising awareness and challenging stigma. The day’s focus is on stigma and how to break stereotypes and myths that surround the diagnosis of dementia.

4. International Day for Universal Access to Information : September 28

Since 2016 UNESCO marks 28 September as the “International Day for Universal Access to Information” (IDUAI). The theme of this year’s celebration is “Leaving No One Behind!”, a mission in which digital technology is an invaluable resource.

5. World Rabies Day : September 28

It is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. It also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur‘s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.

6. International Translation Day : 30 September

International Translation Day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security.

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