As part of International Literacy Day, people are reminded of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities, and nations, as well as the requirements to build more literate societies around the world.
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on December 2 focuses on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labor, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.
World Television Day is not so much a celebration of the tool, but rather the philosophy which it represents. Television represents a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world.
The Declaration affirms that tolerance is neither indulgence nor indifference. It is respect and appreciation of the rich variety of our world's cultures, our forms of expression, and ways of being human.
In this age of digital communication, sharing of information and knowledge has become very easy. It has become integral in the development of human society. Without it, society, a country, will be left behind.