International Days

JANUARY

27 January: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 

FEBRUARY

4 February:  World Cancer Day [WHO]

6 February: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation [WHO]

13 February: World Radio Day [UNESCO]

20 February: World Day of Social Justice

21 February: International Mother Language Day [UNESCO]

MARCH

8 March: International Women’s Day

20 March: International Day of Happiness 

21 March: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March: World Poetry Day [UNESCO]

21 March: International Day of Nowruz

21 March: World Down Syndrome Day

22 March: World Water Day

23 March: World Meteorological Day [WMO]

24 March: World Tuberculosis Day [WHO]

24 March: International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

25 March: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

25 March: International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members

APRIL

2 April: World Autism Awareness Day

4 April: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

7 April: Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide

7 April: World Health Day [WHO]

12 April: International Day of Human Space Flight

22 April: International Mother Earth Day

23 April: World Book and Copyright Day [UNESCO]

25 April: World Malaria Day [WHO]

26 April: World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]

28 April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work [ILO]

29 April: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

30 April: International Jazz Day

MAY

3 May: World Press Freedom Day

5 May: Day of Vesak

8-9 May: Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War

12-13 May: World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP]

15 May: International Day of Families

17 May: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day [ITU]

21 May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

22 May International Day for Biological Diversity A/RES/55/201

29 May: International Day of UN Peacekeepers

31 May: World No-Tobacco Day [WHO]

JUNE

4 June: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

5 June: World Environment Day [UNEP]

8 June: World Oceans Day

12 June: World Day Against Child Labor [ILO]

14 June: World Blood Donor Day [WHO]

15 June: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

17 June: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

20 June: World Refugee Day

23 June: United Nations Public Service Day

23 June: International Widow’s Day

25 June: Day of the Seafarer [IMO]

26 June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

26 June: United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

JULY

7 July(First Saturday in July): International Day of Cooperatives

11 July: World Population Day [UNDP]

18 July: Nelson Mandela International Day

28 July: World Hepatitis Day [WHO]

30 July: International Day of Friendship

AUGUST

9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

12 August: International Youth Day

19 August: World Humanitarian Day

23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the 150th session of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO] 

29 August: International Day against Nuclear Tests 

30 August: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

SEPTEMBER

8 September: International Literacy Day [UNESCO]

10 September: World Suicide Prevention Day [WHO]

15 September: International Day of Democracy

16 September: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

21 September: International Day of Peace

27 September: World Tourism Day [UNWTO]

27 September(Last week of September): World Maritime Day [IMO]

28 September: World Rabies Day [WHO]

29 September(Last Saturday in September): World Heart Day [WHO]

OCTOBER

1 October (First Monday in October): World Habitat Day

1 October: International Day of Older Persons

2 October: International Day of Non-Violence

5 October: World Teachers’ Day [UNESCO]

9 October: World Post Day [UPU]

10 October: World Mental Health Day [WHO]

11 October: International Day of the Girl Child

11 October(Second Thursday in October): World Sight Day [WHO]

13 October: International Day for Disaster Reduction

15 October: International Day of Rural Women

16 October: World Food Day [FAO]

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

24 October: United Nations Day

24 October: World Development Information Day

27 October: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage [UNESCO]

NOVEMBER

6 November: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

10 November: World Science Day for Peace and Development [UNESCO]

12 November: World Pneumonia Day [WHO]

14 November: World Diabetes Day [WHO]

15 November (Third Thursday in November): World Philosophy Day [UNESCO]

16 November: International Day for Tolerance 

16 November: World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day [WHO]

17 November(Third Sunday in November): World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims [WHO]

20 November: Universal Children’s Day

20 November: Africa Industrialization Day

21 November: World Television Day

25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

29 November: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

DECEMBER

1 December: World AIDS Day

2 December: International Day far the Abolition of Slavery

3 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

5 December: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

7 December: International Civil Aviation Day [ICAO]

9 December: International Anti-Corruption Day

l0 December: Human Rights Day

11 December: International Mountain Day

18 December: International Migrants Day

19 December: United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

20 December: International Human Solidarity Day

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