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2015: International Days

January
27 January International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust  A/RES/60/7 
February
4 February World Cancer Day 
6 February International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation  A/RES/67/146 
13 February World Radio Day [UNESCO]
20 February World Day of Social Justice  A/RES/62/10 
21 February International Mother Language Day [UNESCO] A/RES/56/262
30C/62 
March
1 March Zero Discrimination Day [UNAIDS]
3 March World Wildlife Day  A/RES/68/205 
8 March International Women's Day 
20 March International Day of Happiness  A/RES/66/281 
21 March International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination  A/RES/2142 (XXI) 
21 March World Poetry Day [UNESCO]
21 March International Day of Nowruz  A/RES/64/253 
21 March World Down Syndrome Day  A/RES/66/149
draft A/C.3/66/L.27 
21 March International Day of Forests and the Tree  A/RES/67/200 
22 March World Water Day  A/RES/47/193 
23 March World Meteorological Day  [WMO] WMO/EC–XII/Res.6
24 March World Tuberculosis Day [WHO] WMO/EC–XII/Res.6
24 March International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims  A/RES/65/196 
25 March International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade  A/RES/62/122 
25 March International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members 
April
2 April World Autism Awareness Day  A/RES/62/139 
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action  A/RES/60/97 
6 April International Day of Sport for Development and Peace  A/RES/67/296 
7 April Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide 
7 April World Health Day [WHO] WHA/A.2/Res.35
12 April International Day of Human Space Flight  A/RES/65/271 
22 April International Mother Earth Day  A/RES/63/278 
23 April World Book and Copyright Day  Resolution 3.18 of the 28th session of the UNESCO General Conference 
23 April English Language Day 
25 April World Malaria Day [WHO]
26 April World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]
28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work 
29 April Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 
30 April International Jazz Day 
May
3 May World Press Freedom Day 
8–9 May Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War  A/RES/59/26 
10–11 May World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP]
13 May "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon 
15 May International Day of Families  A/RES/47/237 
17 May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day [ITU] A/RES/60/252 
21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development  A/RES/57/249 
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity  A/RES/55/201 
23 May International Day to End Obstetric Fistula  A/RES/67/147 
29 May International Day of UN Peacekeepers  A/RES/57/129 
31 May World No–Tobacco Day [WHO] Resolution 42.19 of the 42nd session of WHO 
June
1 June Global Day of Parents  A/RES/66/292 
4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression  A/RES/ES–7/8 
5 June World Environment Day [UNEP] A/RES/2994 (XXVII) 
8 June World Oceans Day  A/RES/63/111 
12 June World Day Against Child Labour 
14 June World Blood Donor Day [WHO] WHA58.13 
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day  A/RES/66/127 
17 June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought  A/RES/49/115 
20 June World Refugee Day  A/RES/55/76 
23 June United Nations Public Service Day  A/RES/57/277 
23 June International Widows' Day  A/RES/65/189 
25 June Day of the Seafarer [IMO] STCW/CONF.2/DC.4 
26 June International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking  A/RES/42/112 
26 June United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  A/RES/52/149 
July
5 July
(First Saturday
in July)
International Day of Cooperatives  A/RES/47/90 
11 July World Population Day  UNDP decision 89/46
18 July Nelson Mandela International Day  A/RES/64/13 
28 July World Hepatitis Day [WHO]
30 July International Day of Friendship  A/RES/65/275 
30 July World Day against Trafficking in Persons  A/RES/68/192 
August
9 August International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  A/RES/49/214 
12 August International Youth Day  A/RES/54/120 
19 August World Humanitarian Day  A/RES/63/139 
23 August International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO] Decision 8.2 of the 150th session of the UNESCO Executive Board 
29 August International Day against Nuclear Tests  A/RES/64/35 
30 August International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances  A/RES/65/209 
September
5 September International Day of Charity  A/RES/67/105
draft A/67/L.45 
8 September International Literacy Day [UNESCO] Resolution 1.141 of the 14th session of the UNESCO General Conference
12 September United Nations Day for South–South Cooperation  A/RES/58/220 
15 September International Day of Democracy  A/RES/62/7 
16 September International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer  A/RES/49/114 
21 September International Day of Peace  A/RES/36/67
A/RES/55/282 
25 September
(Last week of September)
World Maritime Day [IMO] IMCO/C XXXVIII/21
26 September International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons  A/RES/68/32 
27 September World Tourism Day 
October
1 October International Day of Older Persons  A/RES/45/106 
2 October International Day of Non–Violence  A/RES/61/271 
5 October World Teachers’ Day [UNESCO] UNESCOPRESSE,
vol.4, no.17, p.9
6 October
(First Monday
in October)
World Habitat Day  A/RES/40/202 A 
9 October World Post Day  UPU/Tokyo Congress 1969/Res.C.11
11 October International Day of the Girl Child  A/RES/66/170 
13 October International Day for Disaster Reduction  A/RES/44/236
A/RES/64/200 
15 October International Day of Rural Women  A/RES/62/136 
16 October World Food Day [FAO] A/RES/35/70 
17 October International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  A/RES/47/196 
24 October United Nations Day  A/RES/168 (II)A/RES/2782 (XXVI) 
24 October World Development Information Day  A/RES/3038 (XXVII) 
27 October World Day for Audiovisual Heritage [UNESCO]
November
2 November International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists A/RES/68/163 
6 November International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict  A/RES/56/4 
10 November World Science Day for Peace and Development 
14 November World Diabetes Day A/RES/61/225 
16 November International Day for Tolerance  Resolution 5.61 of the 28th session of the UNESCO General Conference

A/RES/51/95 
16 November
(Third Sunday
in November)
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims  A/RES/60/5 
19 November World Toilet Day  A/67/L.75 (draft)
20 November Universal Children’s Day 
20 November
(Third Thursday
in November)
World Philosophy Day 
21 November World Television Day  A/RES/51/205 
22 November Africa Industrialization Day  A/RES/44/237 
25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women  A/RES/54/134 
29 November International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People  A/RES/32/40B 
December
1 December World AIDS Day 
2 December International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 
3 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities  A/RES/47/3 
5 December International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development  A/RES/40/212 
5 December World Soil Day [FAO] A/RES/68/232 
7 December International Civil Aviation Day [ICAO] A/RES/51/33 
9 December International Anti–Corruption Day  A/RES/58/4 
10 December Human Rights Day  A/RES/423 (V) 
11 December International Mountain Day  A/RES/57/245 
18 December International Migrants Day  A/RES/55/93 
20 December International Human Solidarity Day  A/RES/60/209 
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