World Bicycle Day - 3 June

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World Bicycle Day is an annual event celebrated on 3 June.

An Overview of the News

  • The day recognizes the bicycle as a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally sustainable means of transportation.

  • The theme for World Bicycle Day 2023 is "Riding together for a sustainable future".

  • The theme emphasises the collective efforts needed to promote a sustainable future through the use of bicycles.

History of World Bicycle Day

  • The day is celebrated to mark the anniversary of theinvention of the bicycle by Karl von Drais on 3 June 1817.

  • World Bicycle Day was established on June 3, 2018, following the adoption of a resolution during the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly in April.

  • The United Nations recognizes the bicycle as a direct, cost-effective, reliable, eco-friendly and sustainable means of transportation.

Important Days and Theme 2023:

May 28, 2023 - International Day of Action for Women's Health - Theme: "Our Voices, Our Actions, Our Demands: Uphold Women's Health and Rights Now"

May 31, 2023- World No Tobacco Day - Theme: "We need food, not tobacco"

June 1, 2023 - World Milk Day - Theme: "Showcasing how dairy is reducing its environmental footprint, while also providing nutritious foods and livelihoods."

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