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World NGO Day
H.E. Pekka Haavisto, Minister for International Development of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Finland at the first World NGO Day, Helsinki, Finland in 2014
Date(s)27 February (each year)
BeginsWinter
EndsWinter
FrequencyAnnual
Location(s)Worldwide
Inaugurated27 February 2014
Most recent27 February
ParticipantsMarked in 96 countries (2010-2019)[1][2]
Organized byNGOs, NPOs, CSOs, Charities, International organizations, Civil society, Companies and others.
Websitewww.worldngoday.org

World NGO Day is an international calendar day annually observed on 27 February. Officially recognized and declared by the 12 member countries of the IX Baltic Sea NGO Forum of the Council of the Baltic Sea States in 2010 and first time marked by the UN,[3] EU leaders and international organizations in 2014.[4][5]

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History

World NGO Day, February 27, was established by Mārcis Liors Skadmanis.[6][7] It was officially recognized by the Baltic Sea NGO Forum of the Council of the Baltic Sea States on 17 April 2010.

The member countries of the Baltic Sea NGO Forum were Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Norway and Sweden.[5][8] World NGO Day was officially adopted into the X Baltic Sea NGO Forum's Final Statement Resolution on 23-25 April 2012, part of the German CBSS Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. The Forum was taking place at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.[9][10][11] The first commemoration was on 27 February 2014.[12][13]

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References

  1. ^ "World NGO Day - Timeline". worldngoday.org. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  2. ^ "International community celebrates World NGO Day". baltic-course.com. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ "World NGO Day - International Celebration and Recognition". Finnbay. 6 March 2014. Archived from the original on 5 August 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Resolution of the IX Baltic Sea NGO Forum, 17 April 2010, Vilnius" (PDF). nvo.lv. Retrieved 10 April 2010.
  5. ^ a b "Baltic Sea NGO Forum 2010". 3sektorius.lt. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  6. ^ "MeriNews: World NGO Day: Collaborate, network and cooperate to maximise outcomes". merinews.com. Archived from the original on 27 February 2017. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Haavisto urges NGOs to ensure quality services". Finlandtimes.fi. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  8. ^ "The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the civil society in the region" (PDF). Bsr2012.eu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 April 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  9. ^ "X Baltic Sea NGO Forum 2012". Bsngoforum.net. 25 April 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Baltic Sea Days" (PDF). Bsssc.com. April 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 May 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  11. ^ "X. Baltic Sea NGO Forum: "Social Capital for a sustainable Baltic Sea Region"" (PDF). Nvo.lv. April 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  12. ^ "World NGO Day 2014 Forum begins in Helsinki today | national | Finland Times". Finlandtimes.fi. 27 February 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  13. ^ "World NGO Day To Be Hosted in Finland". Efa-net.eu. Retrieved 26 August 2016.

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