The International Day of Mathematics 2022: The International Day of Mathematics is an event that is celebrated worldwide to acknowledge and appreciate the wonders of mathematics! It aims to educate people about the essential role of mathematics in science and technology, day-to-day life, improve quality of life, empower women and girls, and contribute to sustainable development.
The proclamation of March 14 as the International Day of Mathematics was adopted in the 205th session of the UNESCO’s Executive Council. The day was then adopted in the 40th session of the General Conference of UNESCO in November 2019. Later in 2020, the world celebrated its First International Day of Mathematics on March 14, 2020, with the theme ‘Mathematics is Everywhere.’
Next Monday, March 14, is both Pi Day and the International Day of Mathematics! This thread contains many free resources from Mathigon which you can use to celebrate this wonderful day. #PiDay @idm314 🧵 pic.twitter.com/H0c77xYQSw— Mathigon (@MathigonOrg) March 9, 2022
The major goals of the International Day of Mathematics are to improve understanding among the general public of the importance of mathematics in education, raise awareness of the role of maths in modern society, science, and disaster management; increase access to information about mathematics, increase international networking, and collaborations in public awareness of mathematics and more.
Each year, there is a new theme for the celebration of the International Day of Mathematics. Last year in 2021, the theme for this day was ‘Mathematics for a better world.’
Mathematics is an interesting and engaging subject, and everyone needs to get accustomed to it. So, let’s learn math, enjoy math, and celebrate math with all our hearts and brains!
March 14, Albert Einstein’s birth date. In some parts of the world this date is also known as Pi Day.— Bjp4 Coimbatore MaaNagar (@bjp4kovai) March 14, 2022
In November 2019, in its General Conference, UNESCO, announced Pi Day as the International Day of Mathematics. @annamalai_k @BJP4TamilNadu pic.twitter.com/Rak9c4jkWJ
2018: UNESCO Adopts International Day of Mathematics
2019: Pi Day as the International Day of Mathematics UNESCO’s 40th General Conference decides Pi Day as the International Day of Mathematics.
2020: The First International Day of Mathematics
2021: The First Virtual Observance of the International Mathematics Day