International Day of Education – 24 January
The first-ever International Day of Education was celebrated on 24 January 2019 as per the resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 3rd 2018 to celebrate the role of education in development.
International Day of Education
The International Day of Education demonstrates the world’s political will towards providing quality education to all and achieving sustainable development by 2030.
The celebration reiterates the importance of education for the world’s social and economic development and will nudge the member countries of UN to improve the quality of education and protect the rights of the student community. This will aid in the attainment of sustainable development goals by 2030.
The International Day of Education is aimed at underscoring the fact that not only a fundamental right but also a necessity to achieve sustainable development.