Today is International Day of People with Disability. This day is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. Share your thoughts about this day on Poemhunter's forum "News and Current Events" http://www.poemhunter.com/forum/discussion.asp?forum=1025
Did you know that March is also International Ideas Month? This observance aims at encouraging people to carry around a notebook to jot down any ideas that may come; after all, you never know when the next big idea is going to pop up! Tell us: what is the craziest idea you’ve ever had?
Today is World Hemophilia Day. It is an international observance held annually on April 17 by the WFH. It is an awareness day for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, which also serves to raise funds and attract volunteers for the WFH. It was started in 1989; April 17 was chosen in honor of Frank Schnabel's birthday. Here is a poem about hemophilia on Poemhunter: "Rivers" by William King Jr. http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/rivers-9/
Today is the International Day of Families - let this be a reminder to spend some time with our families too! And there is no better way to bond than over some snacks and tea! Get your combo here: http://uindia.co/90-tea-snacks-pack #InternationalDayofFamilies
In observance of World Food Day, 2003, The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), sponsored a special event at UN Headquarters on the theme" Working Together for an International Alliance Against Hunger." Children nom the Tapori Network, an international network of children against poverty, performed an Aftican folktale. Participants in today's observance. 17 October 2003 United Nations, New York
Being left handed isn’t that uncommon, but it’s a condition not widely catered for; Lefthanders Day promotes consideration for left handed people by promoting left handed activities, competitive challenges and general awareness raising.