World Book Day 2021

(GS PAPER-2 DAYS AND EVENTS
SOURCE- THE HINDU)

Context-

World Book and Copyright Day is organized every year on April 23rd by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote, highlight and expand the power of reading, books, and copyright.
On this day UNESCO aims to make a community so that readers across the world can connect with each other in turn combat isolation.

Theme –

Celebrate books on World Book Day - Indus ScrollsIn the wake of the pandemic, UNESCO has created a theme ‘Bookface Challenge’ to celebrate World Book Day 2021.

World Book Day 2021-

  • This year, UNESCO argued everyone to challenge themselves, and explore new topics, books, formats, genres in one’s reading lists.
  • Their goal is to engage people in reading and encourage them to enjoy while doing so.

What is UNESCO?-

  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is an international organization that aims to build peace through collaborative efforts in the field of Education, Science and Culture.
  • UNESCO was founded on November 16, 1945. It is based in Paris, France.

-Khyati Khare

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