International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

Question: International Literacy day is celebrated on-
(a) 4 September
(b) 14 September
(c) 8 September
(d) 12 September
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8 September every year in order to emphasize the significance of literacy to individuals, communities, and
  • The day was established by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1966.
  • This year’s theme for the day is ‘Literacy and skills development’.
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4 pertaining to Sustainable Development Goals 17 adopted by UN in 2015 advocates to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong opportunities for all.

Reference:

http://www.un.org/en/events/literacyday/index.shtml

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300

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