World Development Information Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Activities and More

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Annually, 24th October is celebrated as World Development Information Day. The day has the aim of improving the dissemination of information and mobilizing public opinion, especially among young people. Let us tell you, United Nations Day is also celebrated on the same day. On 24th October 1945, United Nations first came into force. Click Here to know more about United Nations Day.

World Development Information Day History, Significance

UN General Assembly passed the resolution of celebrating World Development Information Day in 1972 to draw attention to improving the dissemination of information and mobilizing public opinion. On 24 October 1973, the day was first celebrated. Let us tell you, the day was decided to celebrate on 24th October, because on the same date, International Development Strategy for the Second Nations Development Decade was adopted in 1970.

Also Read: United Nations Day 2021 Date, History, Significance and Current Theme

What are 17 Sustainable Development Goals

  1. No Poverty
  2. Zero Hunger
  3. Good health and Well-Being
  4. Quality Education
  5. Gender Equality
  6. Clean Water and Sanitation
  7. Affordable Energy
  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
  9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  10. Reduced Inequalities
  11. Sustainable Cities, and Communities
  12. Responsible Consumption and Production
  13. Climate Action
  14. Life Below Water
  15. Life on Land
  16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  17. Partnerships for the Goals


  • Send your favourite from below mentioned quotes on your social media accounts.
  • Contribute in any of the Sustainable Development Goals of UN.
  • Do you know the aim behind the formation of UN was to promote peace and Security, so give any speech in your school or college, which promotes peace.
  • Climate Change is one of the biggest problem for life’s existance on earth, create awareness about the topic among your friends, relatives, near, dear and Loved Ones.


“Take up sustainable development goals and unite forces to complete them. Take part in the development of the nation on this day.” -Anonymous.

“Developed countries and advanced developing countries must open their markets for products from the developing world, and support in developing their export and import capacity.” – Anna Lindh

“After World War II, the winds of nationalism and anti-colonialism blew through the developing world.” –Stephen Kinzer

“A tin roof is one of the greatest indicators of prosperity in the developing world.” – Chelsea Clinton

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