Human Rights Calendar

Event

Date

Website

International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

January 27

www.un.org/holocaustremembrance/

International Women’s Day

March 8

www.unac.org/en/news_events/un_days/women1.asp

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21

www.un.org/depts/dhl/racial/

World Water Day

March 22

www.unesco.org/water/water_celebrations/

International Day for Mine Awareness and Mine Action

April 4

www.mineaction.org

 

World Health Day

April 7

www.who.int/world-health-day/2007/en/index.html

World Book and Copyright Day

April 23

http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/book/index.html

World Press Freedom Day

May 3

http://www.unac.org/en/news_events/un_days/press.asp

International Day of Families

May 15

http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/family/

World Information Society Day

May 17

http://www.un.org/events/infoday/2006/

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and  Development

May 21

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/cultural_diversity/

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

May 29

http://www.un.org/events/peacekeepers/

World No-Tobacco Day

May 31

http://www.who.int/tobacco/communications/en/

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 4

http://www.acpp.org/sevents/0604.html

World Environment Day

June 5

http://www.unep.org/wed

World Refugee Day

June 20

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/refugee/index.html

United Nations Public Service Day

June 23

http://www.unpan.org/dpepa_psaward.asp

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 26

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/drug/index.html

http://www.un.org/events/torture/

World Population Day

July 11

http://www.unfpa.org/wpd/index.htm

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 9

http://www.un.org/events/indigenous/

International Youth Day

August 12

http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/iyouthday.htm

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

August 23

http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID= 27835&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

 

International Literacy Day

September 8

http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/literacy/index.html

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 16

http://www.uneptie.org/ozonaction/events/ozoneday/main.html

International Day of Peace

September 21

http://www.un.org/events/peaceday

International Day for Older Persons

October 1

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/olderpersons/index.html

World Teacher's Day

October 5

http://www.ei-ie.org/worldteachersday/en/index.php

World Habitat Day

First Monday in October

http://www.unchs.org/whd/2005/default.asp

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

Second Wednesday in October

http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/disaster/

World Post Day

October 9

http://www.upu.int/world_post_day/en/index.shtml

World Mental Health Day

October 10

http://www.wfmh.org/wmhday/about.html

World Food Day

October 16

http://www.fao.org/wfd/index_en.asp

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17

http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/poverty/poverty_link3.htm

United Nations Day and World Development Information Day

October 24

http://www.unac.org/en/news_events/un_days/un_day1.asp

Disarmament Week

October 24-30

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/disarmament/

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 6

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/environment_war/index.html

International Day of Tolerance

November 16

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/tolerance/index.html

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Third Sunday in November

http://www.roadpeace.org/support/worldday.html

Universal Children's Day

November 20

http://www.unac.org/en/news_events/un_days/children1.asp

World Television Day

November 21

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Television_Day

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25

http://www.unifem.org/campaigns/november25/

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

November 29

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/palestinian/index.html

World AIDS Day

December 1

http://www.unac.org/en/news_events/un_days/aids1.asp

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 2

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/slavery/index.html

International Day of Disabled Persons

December 3

http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

December 5

http://www.worldvolunteerweb.org/int-l-volunteer-day.html

International Civil Aviation Day

December 7

http://www.icao.int/icao/en/aviation_day.htm

International Anti-Corruption Day

December 9

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/events/anti_corruption/index.html

Human Rights Day

December 10

http://www.un.org/events/humanrights/

International Migrants Day

December 18

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/events/migrants/

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

December 19

http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/events/south/index.html

International Human Solidarity Day

December 20

http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/social/solidarity.htm