United Nations (UN) – International Days List

UN's 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
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
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
29 May – International Day of UN Peacekeepers
31 May – World No-Tobacco Day [WHO]

June
1 June – Global Day of Parents
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 Labour [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
6 July (First Saturday in July) – International Day of Cooperatives
11 July – World Population Day
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 Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO]
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 [UNESCO]
10 September – World Suicide Prevention Day [WHO]
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 [IMO]
27 September – World Tourism Day [UNWTO]
28 September – World Rabies Day [WHO]
28 September (Last Saturday in September) – World Heart Day [WHO]

October
7 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
10 October – World Mental Health Day [WHO]
10 October (Second Thursday in October) – World Sight Day [WHO]
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
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]
16 November – International Day for Tolerance
16 November – World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day [WHO]
18 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 (Third Thursday in November) – World Philosophy Day [UNESCO]
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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