In this series of articles, we want to provide insight into the global development agenda. We mark important global events throughout the upcoming month which focus on development in countries all over the world.The importance of commemoration days about global events In the modern world that we live in, information about global events spread through social media and the internet at a rapid speed. This results in more and more voices which can be heard, acknowledged and acted upon. People can be informed, outraged and then triggered to respond to tragedies that happen around the world, even at the most remote locations. More information enters our minds every day from various sources. We must ensure that the outstanding achievements accomplished throughout history are not overlooked or forgotten. Listed below are commemorative days which help remind us of important humanitarian issues and developments.