Important days & Theme in September – 2019
In this we have given, September Month Important days and their 2019 Theme and other important events held on that day. This is very important for all Competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, RRB, and all PSC Examinations.
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|September 01||World Letter Writing Day||World Letter Writing Day is celebrated worldwide on September 1. World Letter Writing Day was established by Richard Simpkin as a tribute to the joy and excitement he felt when a hand-written letter would arrive in his mailbox.|
|September 02||World Coconut Day||The World Coconut Day (WCD) is observed every year on September 2 to enhance coconut farming with focus on productivity and product diversification. The day is also celebrated to commemorate the formation day of Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC). The 2019 theme is “Coconut for Family Wellness”.|
|September 05||International Day of Charity||September 5 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Charity, which promotes charitable efforts made to alleviate poverty worldwide. On December 17, 2012, the UN designated September 5 as the International Day of Charity, which was first celebrated in 2013.|
|September 05||National Teachers’ Day||Every year on September 5, Teachers’ Day is celebrated all across the country. The day is dedicated to teachers and acknowledges their contribution in shaping one’s life. The day commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, scholar, Bharat Ratna recipient and the first Vice President and second President of independent India, who was born on September 5, 1888.|
|September 08||International Literacy Day||International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on 8 September, is an opportunity for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world’s remaining literacy challenges. The issue of literacy is a key component of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. International Literacy Day 2019 will focus on ‘Literacy and Multilingualism.’|
|September 10||World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)||World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed on 10 September and it is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). WHO has been co-sponsor of the day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented.|
|September 12||International Day for South-South Cooperation||South-South cooperation is a manifestation of solidarity among peoples and countries of the South that contributes to their national well-being, their national and collective self-reliance and the attainment of internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. South-South cooperation is accelerating progress towards the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).|
|September 14||World First Aid Day||World First Aid Day is a global observance held on the second Saturday in September.So this year it is celebrated on September 14,2019, It was instituted by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in 2000 and has been celebrated each year ever since. Theme :”First Aid and excluded people”|
|September 15||International Day of Democracy||The International Day of Democracy is celebrated around the world on 15 September each year. It was established through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, encouraging governments to strengthen and consolidate democracy. The International Day is an opportunity to review the state of democracy around the world. 2019 Theme: Participation|
|September 15||National Engineers day||National Engineers day is celebrated in India from 1968 to remember the birthday of one of the best engineers in India so far and an extraordinary person Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.Visvesvaraya was responsible for the construction of Krishna Raja Sagara Dam in Mysore. He was the chief engineer in the project. He was also the chief designer of the flood protection system of Hyderabad. The theme of 52nd Engineers’ Day was “Engineering for change”.|
|September 16||International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer||The United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on the 16th September every year. Commemorating the 1987 signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the day advocates activities that create awareness on topics related to climate change and ozone depletion.|
|September 18||World Bamboo Day||World Bamboo Day was officially established on September 18 at the 8th World Bamboo Congress held in Bangkok in 2009 and declared by the Thai Royal Forest Department. World Bamboo Day is a day of celebration to increase the awareness of bamboo globally.|
|September 18||World Water Monitoring Day||Every year, the World Water Monitoring Day is celebrated on September 18. The day was first instituted in the year 2003 to build public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. The day aims to empower the citizens to conduct basic checking of their local water bodies|
|September 21||International Day of Peace||Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. 2019 Theme: “Climate Action for Peace”|
|September 21||World Alzheimer’s Day||World Alzheimer’s Day is observed on 21st September every year to raise the awareness about Alzheimer’s and Dementia. This day is celebrated for generating awareness and due to seriousness of this disease it is celebrated for the whole month in some countries.|
|September 22||World Rhino Day||World Rhino Day is celebrated on September 22 every year.World Rhino Day was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010. It brings together NGOs, zoos, rhino sanctuaries, and concerned citizens across the globe to raise awareness and funds for the five species of rhinoceros — all of which are under threat from the illegal rhino horn trade.|
|September 23||International Day of Sign Languages||On 19 December 2017, the UN General Assembly declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL).The choice of 23 September commemorates the date the World Federation of Deaf (WDF) was established in 1951.
2019 Theme: Sign Language Rights for All!
|September 25||World Pharmacist Day||As designated in 2009 by The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Council in Istanbul, Turkey, 25 September marks the annual World Pharmacists Day. FIP encourages pharmacists to use this day to organize activities that promote and advocate for the role of the pharmacist in improving health in every corner of the world.”Safe and effective medicines for all” is the theme of this year’s World Pharmacists Day.|
|September 26||International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons||In 2013, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) declared September 26 to be the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (Nuclear Abolition Day). The aims of the day are to enhance public awareness about the threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons and the necessity for their total elimination.|
|September 26||World Maritime Day||The World Maritime Day is observed on September 26. This day provides a platform that brings together important actors and stakeholders in the maritime community to discuss matters of mutual concern. The World Maritime Day theme for the year is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”.|
|September 27||World Tourism Day||International tourist arrivals worldwide have grown from 25 million in 1950 to nearly 1.3 billion today. Similarly, international tourism revenues earned by destinations around the world have grown from 2 billion US dollars in 1950 to 1260 trillion in 2015. The sector represents an estimated 10% of the world’s GDP and 1 in 10 jobs globally.|
|September 28||International Day for Universal Access to Information||Since 2016 UNESCO marks 28 September as the “International Day for Universal Access to Information” (IDUAI), following the adoption of the 38 C/Resolution 57 declaring 28 September of every year as International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). The theme of this year’s celebration is “Leaving No One Behind!”|
|September 28||World Rabies Day||World Rabies Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. 28 September also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.|
|September 30||International Translation Day||On 24 May 2017, the General Assembly adopted resolution 71/288 on the role of language professionals in connecting nations and fostering peace, understanding and development, and declared 30 September as International Translation Day. 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|
|September 30||World Deaf Day||World Deaf Day 2019 will be celebrated at last Monday in the month of September. In 2019 it is celebrated on September 30.World Deaf Day is observed “to create awareness among the public to show how much the deaf could contribute to society and the country’s economic growth”.|
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