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These are some international days currently observed by the United Nations. 

The United Nations designates specific days, weeks, years and decades as occasions to mark particular events or topics in order to promote, through awareness and action, the objectives of the Organization. To view the full list visit United Nations Observances.

 

JANUARY

January 4: World Braille Day

January 24: International Day of Education

 

FEBRUARY

February 10: World Pulses Day

February 20; World Day of Social Justice

 

MARCH

March 1: Zero Discrimination Day

March 3: World Wildlife Day

March 8: International Women's Day

 

March 21: International Day of Forests

March 22: World Water Day

 March 23: World Meteorological Day 

APRIL

April 5: International Day of Conscience

April 7: World Health Day

April 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22: International Mother Earth Day 

April 28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

 

MAY

May 17: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

May 20: World Bee Day

May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 

May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity 

 

JUNE

June 3: World Bicycle Day

June 5: World Environment Day

June 7: World Food Safety Day

June 8: World Oceans Day

June 12: World Day Against Child Labour

June 17: World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

June 21: International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice

June 29: International Day of the Tropics 

 

JULY

July 3: International Day of Cooperatives 

 

AUGUST

August 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 

August 19: World Humanitarian Day

 

SEPTEMBER

September 16: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 18: International Equal Pay Day

September 29: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

September 23: World Maritime Day

 

OCTOBER

October 15: International Day of Rural Women 

October 27: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 

October 24: World Development Information Day

 

NOVEMBER

November 10: World Science Day for Peace and Development

 

DECEMBER

December 5: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

December 5: World Soil Day

December 10: Human Rights Day

December 11: International Mountain Day 

December 20: International Human Solidarity Day