Current Issues February 2020
Every month has a number of important days and events to commemorate and honor the things that have happened. They provide a useful means of promoting international and national action and stimulating interest in United Nations activities and programs. Internationally, the UN Secretary-General takes years to establish the preparation process, evaluation and follow-up procedures. February is perhaps the shortest month of the year, but there are still so many important days and celebrations in the 28 days (or 29 if it’s a leap year). After commemorating the January holidays, it’s time to turn the calendar around. February includes popular parties such as Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day and Galentine Day, it also includes major events such as the Super Bowl and, in 2022, the start of Lunar New Year celebrations.
World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4 every year to raise awareness about cancer. The day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. The month of May recognizes the various working groups and brand days, such as International Labor Day, Coal Mine Day, International Brand Day, International Nurses Day, etc. The month also addresses some important issues by recognizing World Asthma Day, National Anti-Terrorism Day and National Day of Endangered Species. The month of February marks some important days that require everyone’s attention. World Cancer Day, World Sustainable Energy Day, World Social Justice Day, International Women’s Health Day, etc. are some of the most important data observed in February.
In the Roman calendar, the month of February was shortened at certain times to 23 or 24 days, in which the intercalar month of 27 days after February was added to align the year with the seasons again. When the Julian calendar was reformed, the intercalar month was eliminated and the leap years for each year were added. International Women’s Day events honor and celebrate the achievements what is today date of women around the world, from small random informal gatherings to large, well-organized events. October is the national month for raising awareness of disability. The annual event draws attention to the labor barriers that still need to be addressed. April is Celebrate Diversity Month, a party that started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity that surrounds us all.
January and February were the last two months added to the Roman calendar, as the Romans originally considered winter to be a month-free period. C. February remained the last month of the calendar year until the time of the decemvirs (c. 450 BC), when it became the second month. At certain times, February was discontinued to 23 or 24 days and a 27-day intercalar month, Intercalaris, was inserted immediately after February to re-align the year with the seasons. Since 2010, Bell Let’s Talk Day has been promoting mental health awareness and action. With Olympian Clara Hughes as ambassador, attempts to “start the conversation and end the stigma.”.have been celebrated and recognized throughout Canada and beyond.
Ask students to work in small groups and brainstorm about the role of the table of what they love to do on rainy days when there is no school. Explain that while technology is part of how many students spend their time, we don’t include it for this exercise. World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the 3rd Saturday of February.