Universal Children’s Day: 20 November

The United Nations Universal Children’s Day is celebrated every year on November 20 to promote international togetherness and improve children’s welfare around the world.

The theme of UCD 2017 is ‘Kids Take Over’.  The special day established in the year 1954, offers an opportunity for communities around the globe to promote children’s rights in order to create a better world for kids.
News in-a-line:
20th November- United Nations Universal Children’s Day- theme ‘Kids Take Over’.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. On 20th November- the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN in 1959.
  2. On 20th November- in 1989 the UN General assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Source- The United Nations