World Deaf Day 2019 was observed on?
• World Deaf Day 2019: September 29
• Every year, the last week of September is observed as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). In 2019, it was held from September 23-29.
• The week ends on the last Sunday of the month of September and that day is celebrated as the World Day of Deaf (September 29, 2019).
• The theme of 2019 IWD is ‘Sign Language Rights for All!’ (सांकेतिक भाषा अधिकार
• It aims to draw the attention of affected people and their family members, as well as of general people, politicians and development authorities towards the achievements and challenges of deaf people community.
International Translation Day 2019 was observed on?
• International Translation Day: September 30.
• International Translation Day is marked every year on 30 September to celebrate the work of language translation professionals which facilitates dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security.
• 2019 theme: Translation and Indigenous Languages.( अनुवाद और स्वदेशी भाषाएँ)
• The day also marks the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators.
• The International Federation of Translators (FIT) organise the day ever since it was set up in 1953. First official celebration was held in 1991.
World Teachers’ Day or International Teachers’ Days was observed on?
• World Teachers’ Day: 5 October
• World Teachers’ Day or International Teachers’ Days is celebrated on October 5. The aim of World Teacher’ss Day is to acknowledge the significant role of educators across the world. It commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of UNESCO’s 1966 recommendation concerning the status of teachers.
• This year’s theme: ‘Young Teachers: The future of the Profession’. ( 'युवा शिक्षक : शिक्षा क्षेत्र का भविष्य)
• The UNESCO adopted the recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel in 1997 to complement the 1966 recommendation by covering teaching and research personnel in higher education.
• UNESCO’s recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions.
World Cotton Day was observed on?
• October 7: World Cotton Day
• The World Cotton Day (WCD) is being organized by the WTO in collaboration with UN, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), UNCTD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), International Trade Center and International Cotton Advisory Committee.
• The World Cotton Day is being observed for the first time.
• The resilience of farmers will be recognized and celebrated on the day. Objective
• Cotton is produced in 75 countries. It accounts to 18 billion USD of annual trade. Around 26 million farmers are involved in cotton farming. China is the largest producer of cotton followed by India, USA, Brazil, Pakistan, Turkey.
World Habitat Day 2019 was observed on?
• World Habitat Day :7 October
• The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter.
• The Day is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns.
• 2019 theme: Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth