INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MATHEMATICS 2022: History, Significance, Timeline and more

Publish Date: 14 Mar, 2022
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MATHEMATICS 2022: History, Significance, Timeline and more

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.’


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MATHEMATICS 2022: Significance

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!


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MATHEMATICS: COMPLETE TIMELINE

  • 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 

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