Important Dates and Events in February for IAS

GK and Current affairs are important for UPSC IAS Examination. Newspapers like the Hindu, Business line, Economic times Yojana, Kurukshetra and other current affairs magazine are the key sources for latest current affairs are the newspaper. The General Studies Paper I consist of  History, geography, Polity, Indian economy, General Science and current affairs. To deal with the General Studies Paper I, UPSC aspirants should be thorough with latest GK and Current affairs. They are the dynamic part of UPSC Exam.

Here we are giving the important days and related information which is relevant to UPSC IAS Prelims Examination.

World Wetlands Day

The World Wetlands Day is observed on 2nd February. The day is designated by Ramsar Convention Secretariat. The theme for World Wetlands Day is Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction. The World Wetlands Day is first observed in 1997.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is observed on 4th February 2017. The day is designated by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The theme for World Cancer Day 2019 is ‘I Am and I Will’. The World Cancer Day was first observed in 2000.

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed on 6th February 2017. The day is designated by U.N.O. The theme is Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending FGM by 2030. The day was first observed in 2013.

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is observed on 7th February. The Safer Internet Day is designated by the European Union. The theme for 2019 was ‘Together for a better internet’. The first observed in 2004.

World Radio Day

World Radio Day is observed on 13th February. The World Radio Day is designated by UNESCO. The 2019 theme was ‘Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace’. The World Radio Day was first observed in 2013.

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice is observed on 20th February 2017. The day was designated by UNO. The theme of World Day of Social Justice 2019 was ‘If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice’. The World Day of Social Justice was first observed in 2008.

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