The United Nations observes first Saturday of July every year as International Day of Cooperatives. The day is celebrated to increase the awareness of cooperatives. The event underscores the contributions of the cooperative movement in resolving the major problems addressed by the United Nations.
Theme for 2019: COOPS 4 DECENT WORK.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For EPFO/LIC ADO Mains:
- United Nations Headquarters: New York, USA; Founded: 24 October 1945.
- Secretary General of the United Nations: Antonio Guterres.
Source: The United Nations