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Days that Matter in 2009
 

August 2017

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The Days that Matter could help to highlight the concerns and apprehensions of the youth today They need a mention in the school calendar. Each special day can be organized in a different way:
 
  • Have a special assembly
  • Enact a play
  • Write a poem or a slogan
  • Organize a quiz or a debate
  • Do a cleanup drive
  • Have a tree planting program
  • Plant a peace garden
  • Have a poster competition
  • Hold a ‘Just a Minute’ competition
  • Call a renowned speaker
  • Hold a classroom board display
  • Have a photo display
  • Organize a field trip
  • Make crafts using local material; or recycled material
  • Organize a candle light walk
  • Have a cycle rally

6th August - Hiroshima Day:

On 6th August 1945, USA carried out a nuclear attack on Hiroshima in Japan. More than 70,000 civilians died in this tragedy. Human conflict also threatens the wealth of the world's cultural legacy.

9th August - International Day of World’s Indigenous People:

It is important to develop an equitable relationship between the international community and indigenous people There are around 370 million indigenous people. We must nurture their cultural identity and customs.

12th August - International Youth Day:

In the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) the UN General Assembly endorsed that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. These activities would bring out the initiative of youth resulting in a better awareness supported by action.