World Creativity and Innovation Day 2022: History, Significance

World Creativity and Innovation Day 2022: History, Significance – The World Creativity and Innovation Day or #WCID is observed on 21st April every year across the world.

  • In 2021, World Creativity and Innovation Week were celebrated between 15th April and 21st April.

Purpose of World Creativity and Innovation Day

  • It aims to create awareness regarding the importance of creativity and innovation in problem-solving
  • It also encourages creative multidisciplinary thinking at the individual and group levels.

World Creativity and Innovation Day Background

  • In the year 2017, The United Nations approved this day to observe in April month.
  • Next year, this day was observed for the first time on April 21, 2018.
  • It was founded on May 25, 2001, in Toronto, Canada by creativity expert Marci Segal. At the time in 1977.

Who was Marci Segal?

  • Segal was a creativity expert.
  • he studied creativity at the International Center for Studies in Creativity. 

FAQ

Q.1 When is World Creativity and Innovation Day celebrated?

World Creativity and Innovation Day is celebrated on 21st April.

Q.2 When the World Creativity and Innovation Day was recognised?

The World Creativity and Innovation Day was recognised in 2017 by United Nations.

Q.3 When is World Creativity and Innovation Week observed in 2021?

The World Creativity and Innovation Week is being celebrated between 15th April and 21st April.

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