April 08, 2014

List of International Days Observed by United Nations

January
27 January -  International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust      
February
4 February     - World Cancer Day 
6 February   - International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 
13 February   - World Radio Day
20 February - World Day of Social Justice            
21 February  - International Mother Language Day 
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     
 21 March - International Day of Forests and the Tree      
22 March - World Water Day
23 March - World Meteorological Day        
24 March - World Tuberculosis Day
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
12 April  - International Day of Human Space Flight 
22 April  - International Mother Earth Day 
23 April  - World Book and Copyright Day            
23 April  - English Language Day   
25 April  - World Malaria Day 
26 April  - World Intellectual Property Day
28 April  - World Day for Safety and Health at Work
29 April  - Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 
30 April  - International Jazz Day  
May
3 May  - World Press Freedom Day             
8-9 May  -Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War
11-12 May  -World Migratory Bird Day 
15 May  - International Day of Families 
17 May  - World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
21 May  - World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development      
22 May  - International Day for Biological Diversity 
23 May  - International Day to End Obstetric Fistula   
24 May  - "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon 
29 May  - International Day of UN Peacekeepers
31 May  - World No-Tobacco Day [WHO]             Resolution 42.19 of the 42nd session of WHO
June
1 June - Global Day of Parents       
4 June - International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression              
5 June - World Environment Day 
8 June - World Oceans Day 
12 June - World Day Against Child Labour 
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 Widows' 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
6 July (First Saturday in July) - International Day of Cooperatives 
11 July - World Population Day  

12th July - Malala Day
18 July - Nelson Mandela International Day 
28 July - World Hepatitis Day 
30 July - International Day of Friendship
August
9 August - International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples              
12 August - International Youth Day         
19 August - World Humanitarian Day         
23 August - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
29 August - International Day against Nuclear Tests         
30 August - International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
September
5 September - International Day of Charity            
8 September - International Literacy Day 
10 September - World Suicide Prevention Day
12 September - United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 
15 September - International Day of Democracy    
16 September - International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 
21 September - International Day of Peace           
26 September (Last week of September) - World Maritime Day
27 September - World Tourism Day
28 September - World Rabies Day
28 September (Last Saturday in September) - World Heart Day
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 
9 October - World Post Day 
10 October - World Mental Health Day
10 October - (Second Thursday in October) - World Sight Day 
11 October - International Day of the Girl Child
13 October - International Day for Disaster Reduction
15 October - International Day of Rural Women 
16 October - World Food Day 
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
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 
12 November - World Pneumonia Day
14 November - World Diabetes Day
16 November - International Day for Tolerance
16 November - World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
18 November (Third Sunday in November) - World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
19 November - World Toilet Day
20 November - Universal Children’s Day 
20 November - Africa Industrialization Day           
21 November (Third Thursday in November) -World Philosophy 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 for 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 
10 December - Human Rights Day
11 December - International Mountain Day            
18 December - International Migrants Day
20 December - International Human Solidarity Day

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