What is Al-Monasabat Al-Alamiya?

International days, or Al-Monasabat Al Alamiya in Arabic, are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilise personal will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity.

International Day of Peace

2020 Theme: Shaping Peace Together Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day […]

International Day of Sign Languages

According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are approximately 72 million deaf people worldwide. More than 80% of them live in developing countries. Collectively, they use more than […]

SDG5: Gender Equality Webinar

The first webinar for Season 2020-21 of SustainableOman will be on SDG5: Gender Equality. With special guest, Ms. Wafa Ali Nasser Al Amria, Chairman of the Omani Women Association in […]

World Tourism Day

Tourism: A Key Sector in the World Over the past six decades, tourism has experienced continued expansion and diversification, and it has become one of the fastest growing and most […]

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally, generating significant challenges that could result in risks to food security and nutrition in many countries. Disruptions in supply chains resulting from […]

International Translation Day

International Translation Day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and […]

World Habitat Day

The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic […]

World Post Day

Background The purpose of World Post Day is to create awareness of the role of the postal sector in people’s and businesses’ everyday lives and its contribution to the social […]

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support […]

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction was started in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness […]

Arab Environment Day

The Arab Environment Ministers and officials met on this day in Tunisia in 1986 with the aim of developing cooperation between Arab countries. Specifically, Arab officials sought to promote cooperation […]

World Food Day

Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. As countries around the world suffer the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, #WorldFoodDay is launching a call for global solidarity to help the most vulnerable people to recover […]

 

Why Do We Mark International Days?

SustainableOman, as a supporter of the SDGs and Oman Vision 2040, has embraced them as a powerful advocacy tool. Each international day offers many actors the opportunity to organise activities related to the theme of the day.

 

SustainableOman makes an international day, in addition to the Sultanate’s special days, a part of our awareness building campaign.

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