INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS

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The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was created to celebrate the people who serve with the force and veterans of the service, pay tribute to those who have lost their lives trying to make the world a better place through the force and help bring awareness of this force for good in the world. While many are aware of the Peacekeepers, very few are aware of what missions it carries out constantly.

WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

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Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life. This is captured in the seven culture conventions, which provide a solid basis for the promotion of cultural diversity. Cultural diversity is thus an asset that is indispensable for poverty reduction and the achievement of sustainable development.

WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

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The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. 17 May marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES

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Each year, 15th May is observed worldwide as the International Day of Families. In 1993, the UN General Assembly proclaimed this date to be an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic, and demographic processes affecting families. The United Nations Programme on the Family stresses the importance of having healthy and happy familial relationships.

BENEFITS OF CONSULTATIVE STATUS WITH ECOSOC AND THE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY FOR IT FOR THE 2019 CYCLE

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One of the six principal organs of the United Nations System established by the UN Charter in 1945 is the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It consists of 54 members of the United Nations nominated by the General Assembly and coordinates economic, social and related work of the fourteen United Nations specialized agencies, functional commissions, and five regional commissions. It serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to the Member States and the United Nations system.