World Teachers’ Day takes place annually on October 5. On this day, we mobilize support for teachers and ensure that they will continue to meet the needs of future generations effectively. We are propelled towards this because we understand that teaching, particularly in the most vulnerable locations, is both fulfilling and challenging.What World Teachers’ Day is about On World Teachers’ Day, we display awareness, understanding, and appreciation for the vital contributions which teachers make toward education and development. Education is a rare thing to find in many humanitarian locations. It simply doesn’t come naturally. On a daily basis, teachers face many setbacks in their endeavors such as epidemic diseases, human rights, gender rights and hunger. Those are the very same problems many humanitarians try to resolve for a better tomorrow.Education and knowledge is one of the cornerstones of global development. Considerable progress has been made in the field of global education since the launch of the Millennium Development Goals in 2000. Literacy rates in developing countries are rising steadily for both adults and youth, and primary school enrollment is at 91 percent while gender parity has also almost been achieved. We owe a large part of this stunning development to compassionate excellent teachers all around the world. Let’s honor them on this day!