Anti-Nuclear Threat Effort In the early 1980s the specter of a nuclear war with the Soviet Union began to haunt the public consciousness more forcefully than at any time since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.
On February 19, the global community celebrates the World Whale Day. It has been celebrated since 1986, when, after 200 years of an intensive whale hunt, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) introduced a ban on commercial whaling.
World cat Day is celebrated on the first spring day, 1 March, as suggested by Moscow Cat Museum in 2004 and approved by United Nations. Cat is one of few species that are able to live with humans and take it easy.
On 20 December 2013, the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March as World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora.
World Water Day has been observed on 22 March since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared 22 March as "World Day for Water". This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Brazil.
World Meteorological Day celebrates the signature by representatives of seventeen nations of the Metre Convention in 1875. The Convention set the framework for global collaboration in the science of measurement.
IDEA Projects - both
local and international,
are aimed at promoting
public awareness of
and encouraging the
public to take action.