World Development Information Day 

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About World Development Information Day 

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Dates of World Development Information Day 
2022 United Nations Monday, October 24thWorld Development Information Day 
2021 United Nations Sunday, October 24thWorld Development Information Day 
2020 United Nations Saturday, October 24thWorld Development Information Day 
2019 United Nations Thursday, October 24thWorld Development Information Day 
Summary
Improving the dissemination of information leads to a greater awareness of the problems of development,

The General Assembly in 1972 established World Development Information Day to draw the attention of the world to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

The Assembly decided that the date for the Day should coincide with United Nations Day, 24 October, which was also the date of the adoption, in 1970, of the International Development Strategy for the Second United Nations Development Decade.

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