Important Dates and Events in April for IAS

The Current Affairs is a vital part of UPSC IAS Examination. The current affairs in India, the world makes a substantial portion of IAS Prelims examination. The UPSC aspirant should focus on GK current affairs. The main sources for latest current affairs are the newspaper. Along with reading newspaper aspirants should make a current affairs magazine exclusively for their preparation.

World Autism Awareness Day

The tenth annual World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2nd April 2017. The World Autism Awareness Day was designated by UN General Assembly. It is observed in 2008. The theme for World Autism Awareness Day 2017 was Towards Autonomy and self-determination. World Autism day is one of the four official health-specific UN days.

International Mine Awareness Day

International Mine Awareness Day is observed on 4th April. The International Mine Awareness Day is designated by United Nations General Assembly. The theme for International Mine Awareness Day was Needs Driven. People Centred. It was first observed in 2006

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is observed on 6th April. The day was designated by United Nations General Assembly. International Day of Sport for Development and Peace was first observed in 2014.

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World Health Day

World Health day is observed on 7th April. It was designated by World Health Organisation. The theme for World Health Day 2017 was Depression: Let’s Talk. The day was first observed in 1950.

International Day of Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight is observed on 12th April. The day was designated by UN General Assembly. The day was first observed in 2011.The day remembers the first human space flight on.

World Haemophilia Day

World Haemophilia Day is observed on 17th April. The World Haemophilia Day was designated by the World Federation of Haemophilia. The theme for World Haemophilia Day 2017 was Hear their voices. The day was first observed in 1989.

International Day for Monuments and Sites

International Day for Monuments and Sites is also known as World Heritage Day. The day is observed on18th April. The day was designated by UNESCO. The theme for International Day for Monuments and Sites was Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism. The day was first observed in 1983.

International Mother Earth Day

International Mother Earth Day is observed on 22nd April. The day is designated by UN General Assembly. The theme for International Mother Earth Day 2017 is Environmental and Climate Literacy. The day was first observed in 2010.

UN English Language Day

UN English Language Day is celebrated on 23rd April. The day is designated by UN Dept of Public Information. The day was first observed in 2010. The day was celebrated to commemorate the birthday of William Shakespeare.

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is observed 25th April. The day designated by World Health Organisation. The day is first observed in 2007. The theme World Malaria Day is A push for prevention.

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