Table of Contents
International days are marked to educate the public on issues of concern, to address global problems and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. Each international day provides the community an opportunity to organize activities related to the theme and to create public awareness on the same. Organizations, governments, public and private sectors, schools, universities and citizens make international day a springboard for awareness raising actions. In this article let us check the International World NGO Day 2021 – History, Theme and Activities
World NGO Day 2021 – Saturday, 27 February
In this article readers can get a glimpse on
- History and Objective
- About the NGO day Theme 2021
- Activities that can be observed as part of celebration of NGO Day
- 10 NGOs which have revolutionised Healthcare in India
History and Objective of World NGO Day
World NGO Day was officially recognised in 2010 and adopted into the X Baltic Sea NGO Forum’s Final Statement Resolution on the 23rd-25th of April 2012 in Berlin. World NGO Day, February 27, was established by Mārcis Liors Skadmanis. The Global Inaugural event was hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland on 27th of February 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. The member countries of the Baltic Sea NGO Forum were Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Norway and Sweden. NGO Day aims to educate individuals worldwide on NGOs and their impact. The NGO Day provides an opportunity to honour and remember NGO founders, employees, volunteers, members and supporters.
World NGO Day Theme 2021
Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. More and more companies are signing on to reach the SDGs through corporate actions such as reducing water,curtailing emissions, enacting better labor practices and more. Each of the 17 SDGs are assigned several corresponding NGOs that focus on each of the goals. Such a compilation will encourage flourishing partnerships between the private and non-profit sectors, and ultimately help to reach the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.
- Organize awareness activities to the community via online mode or through TV, Radio or newspapers.
- Students should be made aware of the different community service activities and membership programs in the locality and should be encouraged to take part in the same
- Organize virtual Hackathon on World NGO Day. A hackathon is a sprint-like event, which is when people come together and discuss issues and problems, and then come up with ideas to solve them. Students can also be given a chance at school to discuss various problems in their society and can also discuss about how to get solutions to the same.
- Organizing local NGO awards is a great way to thank people involved with NGOs.
- Cooperate with local schools/universities to run simulated World NGO Day events for students/pupils to learn about challenges in the NGO sector.
- Host celebratory events to raise awareness and funds.
- Organize an NGO Network event to share ideas with other, offering complimentary services and goods.
10 NGOs which have revolutionised Healthcare in India
- HelpAge India.
- CRY: Child Rights and You.
- Lepra Society.
- Smile Foundation.
- Rural Health Care Foundation.
- Udaan Welfare Foundation.
- Uday Foundation
- Sounds of Silence
- Entri Provides you an online platform to prepare for the exam
- You can download the app free of cost and join the class
- Entri provides video classes as well on various important topics by the excellent faculties
- Entri provides revision modules, monthly tests based on the classes
- Entri provides an excellent platform with full- length mock tests including previous year question papers
- It also gives you access to clarify your doubts
Attempt the following Quiz by Entri to boost your score in the examination
- World Students day quiz
- Global Hand washing day quiz
- World Mental Health day quiz
- International day of Girl Child quiz
- Indian Air force quiz
- Modern Agriculture quiz
- World Animal Welfare day quiz
- World Rivers day Quiz
- Gandhi Jayanti Quiz
- World Maritime day Quiz
- World Heart day Quiz
- World Alzheimer’s day Quiz
Few important international days and its significance by Entri.