“ We are called upon to offer a different type of leadership
-leadership strong enough to recognize that nations share common interests
and people , share a common humanity , and,
yes, there are certain ideas and principles that are universal”.
“United Nations Day is informing people about the aims and achievement of the United Nation Organization”.The world celebrates United Nations day every October 2 to honor the interstate organization promoting human rights , social progress, and world peace.United Nations Day is worth learning about for the positive messages it portrays in what it aims to do in the world. Hence, October of every year is known all over the world including Philippines, it can be recalled, is one of the original 51 UN member-states.
Activities in connection to the theme will be held in elementary, secondary and tertiary schools all over the world.The celebration are usually led by the schools respective, Social studies Department and UN student clubs.School activities in connection the UN month celebration include quiz bees, essay writing contest, the popular Mr. And Ms. United Nations pageant among others.
In relation to this, the UN designated 2016 as the “ International Year of Pulses”(IYP 2016) with the following themes:
A. Food Security, Nutrition and Innovation
B. Creating awareness and Sustainability
C. Market Access
D. Productivity and Environmental Sustainability
For United Nations’ Day the children come to school dressed in the traditional garb of the country of one of their ancestors. For the celebration, the children learn songs, greetings, and phrases from each country that is represented. We acknowledged and enjoy the richness of this cultural diversity on United Nations’ Day each year in October.Parents and other family members are welcome to join for this special celebration.
Finally, the most important thing that we shall remember why we celebrate United Nations Day is diversity. This day reminds us about acknowledging and accepting cultural diversity whole-heartedly. With all these things mentioned , United Nations Day is worth-celebrating. It is truly significant to all individuals globally. ‘’The United Nations works for the entire human family of seven billion people, and cares for the earth, our one and only home”.