In this series of articles, we want to provide insight into the global development agenda. We mark important days throughout the upcoming month which focus on development.The importance of commemoration daysNowadays, global developments spread through social media and the internet at a rapid speed. This results in more and more voices which can be heard and acknowledged. People can be informed, outraged, and then triggered to respond to tragedies that happen throughout the world. More and more information enters our minds every day. That’s why we must prevent forgetting about the important strides we made throughout history. Listed below are commemorative days which remember important humanitarian issues and developments.