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

Last Sunday - January: World Leprosy Day

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

1 March: Zero Discrimination Day

3 March: World Wildlife Day

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

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

2 April: World Autism Awareness Day

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

6 April: International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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

Last Saturday – April: World Veterinary Day

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

10-11 May: World Migratory Bird Day

13 May: "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon

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

25 May: Africa Day / Africa Week

29 May: International Day of UN Peacekeepers

31 May: World No-Tobacco Day

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

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

26 June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

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

11 July: World Population Day

18 July: Nelson Mandela International Day

28 July: World Hepatitis Day

30 July: International Day of Friendship

30 July: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

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

5 September: International Day of Charity

8 September: International Literacy 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

25 September: World Maritime Day

26 September: World Contraception Day

27 September: World Tourism Day

1 October: International Day of Older Persons

2 October: International Day of Non-Violence

5 October: World Teacher's Day

1st Monday - October: World Habitat Day

9 October: World Post 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

2 November: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

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

14 November: World Diabetes Day

16 November: International Day for Tolerance

3rd Sunday – November: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

19 November: World Toilet Day

20 November: Universal Children’s Day

3rd Thursday – November: World Philosophy Day

21 November: World Television Day

22 November: Africa Industrialization Day

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

29 November: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

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

5 December: World Soil Day

7 December: International Civil Aviation Day

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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