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Take urgent action to protect and sustainably manage fragile and vital web of life on our one and only planet: UN Chief

Dr. Lalit Kishore

On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity celebrated with the theme "Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health" on May 22, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message said, "On this International Day for Biological Diversity, I urge all governments, businesses and civil society to take urgent action to protect and sustainably manage the fragile and vital web of life on our one and only planet."

Bridging the Standardization Gap: Theme of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

Dr. Lalit Kishore

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), May 17, is observed each year 'to raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.' This year the observance has the the theme of "Bridging the standardization Gap."

International Day of Living Together in Peace & International Day of Light being celebrated globaly by UN Agencies

Dr. Lalit Kishore

Proclaimed by the United Nations (UN), International Day of Living Together in Peace (IDLTP) & International Day of Light (IDL) get observed on May 16 each year. The UN feels that 'living together in peace is all about accepting differences and having the ability to listen to, recognize, respect and appreciate others, as well as living in a peaceful and united way.'

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