December 8, 2022

IOC welcomes creation of International Day of Women in Diplomacy

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27 Jun 2022 – On the occasion of the first International Day of Women in Diplomacy, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reiterated its commitment to advancing gender equality in sport. To ensure that more women have access to leadership roles within the IOC and the Olympic Movement, the IOC has undertaken a number of initiatives. The International […]

Why should a person start a meditation practice?

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Mental Health Problem & Solutions • How to cope up with mental illness, stress, anxiety and depression? Come join us Aashvi Sharma, Editor at A3 Digitech (2022-present) Why should a person start a meditation practice? No person “should” start a meditation practice, unless they are seeking inner peace. Every soul must chart its own course in this world, […]

Major focus on biodiversity

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22 May was the International Day for Biological Diversity, a topic that is closely connected to the climate challenge. Josefin Blanck, strategic environmental advisor at Vattenfall, sees how the issue is getting more and more attention. Josefin Blanck, strategic environmental advisor at Vattenfall, has been closely monitoring how interest in biodiversity has increased. Vattenfall has […]

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2022: how sport can assist and protect forcibly displaced people

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06 Apr 2022 – As four million people flee Ukraine and tens of millions flee other countries and territories around the world affected by conflict, disaster and persecution in search of refuge, creating access for forcibly displaced children and youth to play and practice sport has never been so important. The International Day of Sport for Development […]

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2022: how sport can build bridges

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05 Apr 2022 – On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), celebrated on April 6, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) looks at how sport and the Olympic Games have brought people together throughout the years, building bridges and fostering understanding. A yearly celebration since 2014 Creating a historical link to the opening […]

Cayman: Message on International Day of Persons with Disabilities From Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton, MP, JP

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Mr. Speaker, today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities and marks the United Nations observance to promote an understanding of, and appreciation for, disability issues. The goal of this day is to also raise awareness that will spark changes that support the dignity, rights and well-being of all persons with disabilities. By United Nations […]

Cayman: Message on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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From National Council for Persons with Disabilities  International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) (December 3, 2021) marks the United Nations observance which aims to promote an understanding of and appreciation for disability issues. The goal of this day is also to raise awareness and create changes that support all persons with disabilities living with […]

International Day for Biological Diversity – Address by Minister Stiell

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 each year as the International Day for Biological Diversity to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year’s event was themed, “We’re part of the solution #ForNature”. The OECS commemorated the event with a Virtual Science Fair for primary and secondary schools within Member […]

World Water Day and International Day of Forests Observance

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Monday, March 22, 2021 — The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012 and 22 March, World Water Day (WWD) in 1993. These global annual observances are being held to raise awareness on the importance of water and all types of forests. The International Day of Forests (IDF) theme for this year “Forest […]

OECS celebrates International Day of Education

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Education has always existed alongside man. Distinguished from schooling, education focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and understanding of our world and the values to navigate life. The process of learning is central to humanity. This perspective is echoed in American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer John Dewey’s statement: “Education is not preparation for Life; Education is […]