The International Day of Friendship is celebrated to promote friendship and understanding between nations, cultures, and individuals. In Nigeria, the day is marked with events and activities that foster unity and create awareness of the importance of friendship in building a better society. In Nigeria, the International Day of Friendship celebrations aim to bring people from various ethnic, religious, and social backgrounds together to promote peace and unity. The day's significance in Nigeria is underlined by the country's diverse population and the ongoing efforts towards national integration.
The International Day of Friendship was first proposed in 1958 by Dr. Ramón Artemio Bracho, a Paraguayan politician and peace activist. The United Nations officially recognized the day in 2011, recognizing the critical role of friendship in promoting peace, understanding, and unity.
Typical celebrations on the International Day of Friendship in Nigeria include social gatherings, outreach programs, and cultural events. These activities help to foster dialogue and understanding between individuals and communities, promoting social harmony and peaceful coexistence. The International Day of Friendship is observed annually on July 30th.
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