Calendar of International Days

January
1          Global Family Day/One Day of Peace and Sharing/World Day of Peace
27        International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
3rd Sunday       World Religion Day

February
2          World Wetlands Day
20        World Day of Social Justice
21        International Mother Language Day

March
8          International Women's Day and United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace
14        International Day of Action for Rivers
15        World Consumer Rights Day
21        International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination/World Poetry Day
22        World Water Day
23        World Meteorological Day
25        International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
27        World Theatre Day

April
7          World Health Day
16        World Entrepreneurship Day
21        World Creativity and Innovation Day
22        Earth Day
23        World Book and Copyright Day
25        World Malaria Day
26        World Intellectual Property Day
28        International Workers' Memorial Day
29        International Dance Day 

May
1          Labour Day
3          World Press Freedom Day
4          International Firefighters Day
15        International Day of Families
17        World Information Society Day
18        International Museum Day
21        World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22        International Day for Biological Diversity
29        International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
2nd Saturday  World Fair Trade Day 

June
1          International Children's Day
5          World Environment Day
8          World Ocean Day
12        World Day Against Child Labour
17        World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
20        World Refugee Day
23        United Nations Public Service Day

July
11        World Population Day
1st Saturday     International Day of Cooperatives

August
9          International Day of the World's Indigenous People
12        International Youth Day
19        World Humanitarian Day
23        International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

September
8          International Literacy Day
15        International Day of Democracy
16        International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
21        International Day of Peace
22        World Car Free Day
27        World Tourism Day
During last week         World Maritime Day

October
1          International Day for Older Persons
2          International Day of Non-Violence
4          World Animal Day
5          World Teacher’s Day
8          World Humanitarian Action Day
9          World Post Day
10        World Mental Health Day
14        World Standards Day
15        International Day of Rural Women
16        World Food Day
1st Monday      World Habitat Day
2nd Wednesday            International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
17        International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
20        World Statistics Day
24        United Nations Day
            World Development Information Day 

November
6          International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
10        World Immunization Day
16        International Day of Tolerance
20        Africa Industrialization Day
25        International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
          

December
1          World AIDS Day
2          International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3          International Day of Disabled Persons
5          International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
7          International Civil Aviation Day
9          International Anti-Corruption Day
10        Human Rights Day
11        International Mountain Day
18        International Migrants Day
19        United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
20        International Human Solidarity Day
 

last updated:  Thursday, March 10, 2011