Important Dates and Events in March for IAS

To tackle the General Studies Paper I UPSC aspirant should be well versed with Current and GK. The GK Current Affairs are the dynamic part of UPSC IAS Examination. It makes a substantial portion of Prelims examination. The newspaper like the Hindu, Yojana, Kurukshetra and other current affairs magazine are the key sources for latest current affairs are the newspaper.

Zero Discrimination Day

The Zero Discrimination Day is observed on 1st March. The day was designated by United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. The theme of Zero Discrimination Day 2017 is Make Some Noise for Zero Discrimination. The Zero Discrimination Day is first observed in 2014.

World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day is observed on 3rd March. The World Wildlife Day is designated by United Nations General Assembly. The theme World Wildlife Day 2017 is Listen to the Young Voices. The World Wildlife Day was first observed in 2014.

World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is observed on 3rd March 2017. The day was designated by W.H.O. The theme World Hearing Day is Action for Hearing Loss, Make a Sound Investment. The World Hearing Day is first observed in 2007.

World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day is observed on 9th March. The day was designated by International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF). The theme of World Kidney Day is Kidney Disease and Obesity first observed in 2006.

World Consumer Rights Day

World Consumer Rights Day is observed on 15th March. The day was designated by Consumers International. The theme World Consumer Rights Day is Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust. The day was first observed in 1983.

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness is observed on 20th March. The day is designated by UN General Assembly.  The International Day of Happiness was first observed in 2013.

International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on 21st March. International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination was designated by UN General Assembly.  The theme was “Racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration”.  The day was first observed in 1966.

International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests is observed on 21 March. The International Day of Forests was designated by UN General Assembly. The theme of International Day of Forests 2017 is Forests and Energy. The day was first observed in 2013.

World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day is observed on 21st March. The World Poetry Day was designated by UNESCO.  The day was first observed in 2000.

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is observed on 21 March. World Down Syndrome Day designated by UN General Assembly. The theme is “My Voice My Community – Enabling people with Down syndrome to speak up, be heard and influence government policy and action, to be fully included in the community.” The day was first observed in 2012.

World Water Day

World Water Day is observed on 22nd March. World Water Day is designated by UN General Assembly. The theme is Why Waste Water. The first observed in 1993.

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day was observed on 24th March. The day is designated by WHO. The theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2017 was Unite to end TB: Leave no one behind. The day was first observed in 1982.

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is observed on 24 March. The day is designated by UN General Assembly. The day was first observed in 2011.

International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade

International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade 25 March. The day is designated by UN General Assembly. The theme of International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade is “Remember Slavery: Recognising the Legacy and Contributions of People of African Descent”. The day was first observed in 2008.

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