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World/International Awareness Days

The following World days list are observed to be commemorative days which are helpful to different organizations, government and groups who focus on spreading awareness on issues.

The following below gets on with the World Day events calendar, which has the events that are renowned by the International council and observed by the United Nations.

World Days in January

  • 4th January
  • World Braille Day - Birth of Louis Braille‚ Inventor of the reading and writing system for blind people
  • 17th January
  • World Religion Day - To promote the idea of spiritual principles
  • 30th January
  • World Leprosy Day - To raise global awareness of dreadly disease leprosy"Joining Forces – Accelerating Progress"

World Days in February

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World Days in April

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World Days in June

World Days in July

  • 1st July
  • International Joke Day - People take time to make jokes which makes us laugh, entertained, fun and happy
  • 2nd July
  • World Sports Journalists Day - Encourage and support Journalist ‚urges members of sporting media to strive for excellence in their work"Role of Sports Journalism in sports Development"
  • 2nd July
  • World UFO Day - Acknowledge the existence of Unidentified Flying Objects
  • 6th July
  • World Zoonosis Day - Create awareness among Humans about Zoonosis in which Disease transmitted from animals to Human-beings
  • 7th July
  • International Day of Cooperatives - Increase awareness on co-operativeness and to resolve global issues"Choose co-operative, choose equality"
  • 11th July
  • World Population Day - Create awareness on Population issues and to create a better World"A time to reflect on population trends and related issues"
  • 17th July
  • World Nature Day - Raise awareness to protect Nature and earth"Sustainable consumption and production"
  • 20th July
  • World Jump Day - Started on July 20‚2006 when 600 Million people jumped smilultaneously
  • 25th July
  • World Youth Day - Event of young people in enchancing global societies"Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy"
  • 28th July
  • World Hepatitis Day - Raise awareness on Hepatitis and improve prevention‚ diagnosis and treatment."Hepatitis: Think Again"
  • 28th July
  • World Nature Conservation Day - Protect our Nature and raise awareness on conservation for the wellbeing of present and future generations"Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level."

World Days in August

World Days in September

  • 5th September
  • International Day of Charity - Primary motto is to eradicate poverty all over the world.
  • 5th September
  • World Beard Day - People enjoying this event by inviting bearded people to home‚ to have fun.
  • 8th September
  • International Literacy Day - United voice to bring awareness about the education."Literacy and Sustainable Development"
  • 8th September
  • World Physical Therapy Day - Educate the importance of the physical therapy to fit healthy."Fit for the Future"
  • 15th September
  • International Day of Democracy - Raise awareness about democracy & promoting democracy principles"Engaging youth on democracy"
  • 15th September
  • World Lymphoma Awareness Day - To educate the people about lymphoma cancer & its causes
  • 16th September
  • World Ozone Day - Educate the people to prevent ozone layer depletion & its importance"Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On"
  • 19th September
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day - Parodic holiday founded by Cap’n Slappy and Ol Chumbucket
  • 21st September
  • International Peace Day - Day to promote peace all over the world & abolish violence."Partnerships for Peace — Dignity for All"
  • 21st September
  • World Gratitude Day - Show gratitude to who helped you in difficult times."Grow and flourish with the young where God wants us."
  • 22nd September
  • World Carfree Day - Bring awareness about how cars affect our atmosphere.
  • 24th September
  • World Maritime Day - Identify the contribution of International Shipping & benefits all over the world."Maritime education and training"
  • 25th September
  • World Pharmacists Day - Recognise the importance of Pharmacist to this world"Pharmacists: your partners in health"
  • 27th September
  • World Tourism Day - Educate our society about tourism & its benefits"Millions of tourists, millions of opportunities"
  • 28th September
  • World Rabies Day - Anniversary of Louis Pasteur death‚ who invented Rabies vaccine."Together Against Rabies"
  • 29th September
  • World Heart Day - Aim to build heart healthy world"creating heart-healthy environments"
  • 30th September
  • International Blasphemy Day - Educate the people about freedom of expression
  • 30th September
  • International Translation Day - To support & promote translation profession."The Changing Face of Translation and Interpreting"

World Days in October

World Days in November

  • 1st November
  • World Vegan Day - Celebrates around the world to look more into what the vegan lifestyle is all about.
  • 8th November
  • World Radiography Day - Remembrance of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen
  • 9th November
  • International Tongue Twister Day - Type of spoken word game
  • 9th November
  • World Orphans Day - Raise awareness among the millions of children displaced by AIDS and poverty
  • 10th November
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development - Raise awareness of science worldwide benefits"Quality Science Education: ensuring a sustainable future for all"
  • 12th November
  • World Pneumonia Day - Generate action to fight the illness "Universal access to pneumonia prevention and care"
  • 12th November
  • World Usability Day - Awareness to holistic solutions to create a sustainable world"Innovation"
  • 13th November
  • World Kindness Day - Show kindness among the people
  • 14th November
  • World Diabetes Day - Global awareness campaign of the diabetes"Healthy Living and Diabetes"
  • 14th November
  • World Quality Day - Promote awareness of quality to all over the world"Building a Quality World Together"
  • 16th November
  • International Day of Tolerance - To create awareness of the dangers of intolerance"An opportunity to renew our commitments"
  • 17th November
  • International Students Day - Observance of student
  • 17th November
  • World Prematurity Day - To increase the awareness about premature death and its prevention
  • 18th November
  • World COPD Day - To raise awareness about the condition that affects lesions across the world"It's Not Too Late."
  • 19th November
  • International Men's Day - Awareness for men’s health"Working To Expand Reproductive Options for Men"
  • 19th November
  • World Philosophy Day - To honor philosophical reflections around the world"Social Transformation and Intercultural Dialogue"
  • 19th November
  • World Toilet Day - To create the needed awareness of Toilets"Talk Sh*t for a Week"
  • 20th November
  • Africa Industrialization Day - Encourage Africa’s industrialization process"Inclusive and sustainable industrial development: African agro industry for food security"
  • 20th November
  • Universal Children Day - To make an understanding between children’s all over the world
  • 21st November
  • World Hello Day - Perfect opportunity to reinforce the depth of human relations"Greet ten people for peace"
  • 21st November
  • World Television Day - Inspire countries to exchange TV programmes that focus on peace and culture
  • 26th November
  • Anti Obesity Day - Highlight how Obesity is a public health hazard.

World Days in December

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