World Population Day: 11 July

World Population Day is being observed globally on 11th July. The objective of the day is to increase the awareness of the people towards the worldwide population issues.

The theme of this year is ‘Family Planning- Empowering People, Developing Nations’. The Day was first marked on 11 July 1990 in more than 90 countries.
Important Takeaways from Above News-

  • World Population Day was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989.
  • Antonio Guterres is the Secretary-General of United Nations.
Source- The United Nations

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