In 1983, Rep. Robert S. Walker declared April 26 to be National Pretzel Day. A pretzel is made from dough into a twisted knot. Pretzels originated in Europe. Salt is the most common seasoning for pretzels. Other seasonings include sugar, chocolate, glazes, seeds or nuts. Happy Pretzel Day 2017!
This year’s theme is depression. Depression affects people of all ages and in all the countries. Depression can be prevented or treated. In the worst case, depression can lead to suicide. Talking to people you can trust can be a first step towards recovery. More than 300 million people are now living with depression. I… Continue reading World Health Day – 7 April 2017
The United Nations designated March 22nd as World Water Day in 1993. World Water Day is about actions to combat the water crisis. World Water Day is supported all around the globe. The theme for 2017 is “Why waste water?” and is about reducing the wastewater. We all can do that. Guy Ryder, Chair of… Continue reading World Water Day – 22 March
The International Day for Protection of Children is observed in many countries as Children's Day on 1 June since 1950.
The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 and reflects the importance the international community attaches to families. The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the… Continue reading International Day of Families