The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is a worldwide celebration. The proclamation of March 14 as the International Day of Mathematics has been adopted by the Executive Council of UNESCO at its 205th session. It was adopted by the 40th session of the General Conference of the UNESCO in November 2019. The inaugural celebration of the IDM is on March 14, 2020.

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“If there was no mathematics the world would be too complex for humans to understand”

– Rojo Fanamperana Randrianomentsoa

“If there was no mathematics there would be no modern science”

– Thabani Ngcobo