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January

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

February

04 February - World Cancer Day 06 February - International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 13 February - World Radio Day [UNESCO] 20 February - World Day of Social Justice 21 February - International Mother Language Day [UNESCO] 

24 February UNDP 50th Anniversary

March

01 March - Zero Discrimination Day [UNAIDS] 03 March - World Wildlife Day 08 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 A/RES/66/149draft 21 March - International Day of Forests and the Tree 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

02 April - World Autism Awareness Day 04 April - International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action  06 April - International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 07 April - Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide 07 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 Resolution 3.18 of the 28th session of the UNESCO General Conference 23 April - English Language Day 25 April - World Malaria Day [WHO] 26 April - World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO] 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 10-11May - World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP] 13 May - "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon 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 23 May - International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 29 May - International Day of UN Peacekeepers  31 May - World No-Tobacco Day [WHO] Resolution 42.19 of the 42nd session of WHO

June

01 June - Global Day of Parents A/RES/66/292 04 June - International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression 05 June - World Environment Day [UNEP] 08 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

05 July - (First Saturday in July) International Day of Cooperatives 11 July - World Population Day UNDP decision 89/46 18 July - Nelson Mandela International Day 28 July - World Hepatitis Day [WHO] 30 July - International Day of Friendship 30 July - World Day against Trafficking in Persons

August

09 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 [UNESCO] Decision 8.2 of the 150th session of the UNESCO Executive Board  29 August - International Day against Nuclear Tests 30 August - International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

September

05 Sept. - International Day of Charity 08 Sept. - International Literacy Day [UNESCO] Resolution 1.141 of the 14th session of the UNESCO General Conference 12 Sept. - United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 15 Sept. - International Day of Democracy 16 Sept. - International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 21 Sept. - International Day of Peace 25 Sept. - (Last week of September) World Maritime Day [IMO] 26 Sept. - nternational Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons  27 Sept. - World Tourism Day

October

01 October - International Day of Older Persons 02 October - International Day of Non-Violence 05 October - World Teachers’ Day [UNESCO] UNESCOPRESSE, vol.4, no.17, p.9 06 October - (First Mondayin October) World Habitat Day A 09 October - World Post Day UPU/Tokyo Congress 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 [FAO]  17 October - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  24 October - United Nations Day  A/RES/168 (II) 24 October - World Development Information Day 27 October - World Day for Audiovisual Heritage [UNESCO]

November

02 Nov - International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 06 Nov - International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict 10 Nov - World Science Day for Peace and Development 14 Nov - World Diabetes Day 16 Nov - International Day for Tolerance Resolution 5.61 of the 28th session of the UNESCO General Conference 16 Nov - (Third Sunday in November)  World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 19 Nov - World Toilet Day 20 Nov - Universal Children’s Day 20 Nov - (Third Thursday in November) World Philosophy Day 21 Nov - World Television Day 22 Nov - Africa Industrialization Day 25 Nov - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women  29 Nov - International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

December

01 Dec - World AIDS Day 02 Dec - International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 03 Dec - International Day of Persons with Disabilities 05 Dec - International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development 05 Dec - World Soil Day [FAO] 07 Dec - International Civil Aviation Day [ICAO]  09 Dec - International Anti-Corruption Day 10 Dec - Human Rights Day 11 Dec - International Mountain Day 18 Dec - International Migrants Day 20 Dec - International Human Solidarity Day

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