World Development Information Day

World Development Information Day

October 24
In 1972 the United Nations established World Development Information Day on October 24. The purpose of this observance is to raise awareness about world economic development and the programs devised by the U.N. to promote development. The date was chosen to coincide with United Nations Day and the adoption of the International Development Strategy for the Second United Nations Development Decade.
CONTACTS:
United Nations, Department of Public Information
Rm. S-1070L
New York, NY 10017
212-963-6842; fax: 212-963-6914
www.un.org
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October 24th is the United Nations' World Development Information Day, promoting improvement of dissemination of information and international cooperation for development.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations' (UN) World Development Information Day will be observed on October 24 to draw attention of worldwide public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.
World Development Information Day was first held on October 24, 1973, and has been held on this date each year since then.
One of the specific aims of World Development Information Day was to inform and motivate young people and this change may help to further this aim.
By Amnah Al-Shimmeri KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- World countries will mark on Thursday the United Nations' (UN) World Development Information Day with a series of activities to draw public opinion's attention to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to achieve sustainable development.
The United Nations' (UN) World Development Information Day is annually held on October 24 to draw attention of worldwide public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations' (UN) World Development Information Day will be observed on October 24 to draw worldwide public opinion towards development problems and the need for strengthening international cooperation to solve these problems.
This resolution called for introducing World Development Information Day to help draw the attention of people worldwide to development problems.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations' (UN) World Development Information Day will be observed on Wednesday to draw attention of worldwide public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.
ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The United Nations (UN) World Development Information Day will be observed on Monday (October 24) over the world including Pakistan to draw attention of worldwide public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

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