International Events

Please see the below link for the entire list of UN Observed International Days and their respective links.
United Nations page for International Days

Links below will lead to a page on UNAC-Prince George’s involvement and events.

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

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
21 March International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21 March International Day of Forests
22 March World Water Day
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 International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
7 April World Health Da
24 – 30 April World Immunization Week
25 April World Malaria Day
28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work
29 April Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

8-9 May Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
15 May International Day of Families
21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
29 May International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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
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
26 June International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
26 June United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

15 July World Youth Skills Day
28 July World Hepatitis Day
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
29 August International Day against Nuclear Tests

5 September International Day of Charity
8 September International Literacy Day
16 September International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
21 September International Day of Peace
26 September International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
27 September World Tourism Day

1 October International Day of Older Persons
2 October International Day of Non-Violence
5 October World Teachers’ Day
5 October World Habitat Day
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

10 November World Science Day for Peace and Development
14 November World Diabetes Day
15 November World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
16 November International Day for Tolerance
20 November Universal Children’s Day
25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

1 December World AIDS Day
3 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities
5 December International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
5 December World Soil 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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