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The International Literacy Day 2016

This week The International Literacy Day 2016 was celebrated. The theme for this year was: Reading the Past, Writing the Future. It was 50 years ago that the International Literacy Day was launched, when education ministers from various countries met … Continue reading

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What does poetry mean to you?

On March 21 is the World Poetry Day. The most common when thinking of poetry is to relate to poetry written by poets. But there is so much more that is also included within poetry: lyrics, messages people write to each … Continue reading

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The International Woman’s day

The theme for International Women’s Day on March 8 2016 is: Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality. This theme raises such questions as: The right to inclusive and quality education The right to lifelong learning Human … Continue reading

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Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children’s Day has been celebrated since 1925, when it was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of children. Later on the UN adopted the Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the … Continue reading

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The United Nations 70th Anniversary

How the United Nations (UN) was formed During World War II the United States and the Soviet Union, and their allies,  planned to create an international organization to maintain peace around the world. At the end of World War II representatives … Continue reading

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