In this series of articles, we provide insight into the global development agenda by highlighting important global events occurring in the upcoming month. In this episode, we will shed light on important global events that take place throughout the month of August focusing on development in countries all over the world.The importance of commemoration days about global events In present times, information about global events spread through social media and the internet at an enormous speed. Meaning that this information can too often be overlooked, assumed or even replaced. It majorly encompasses the outstanding achievements from the past and challenges we still face today. Owing to the importance of this information, we can’t afford just to let it pass without action. Listed below are commemorative days which help remind us of important humanitarian issues and developments.