Days of Commemoration

January
January 27th International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
February
February 20th World Day of Social Justice
March
March 1st Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day
March 8th International Women's Day
March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21st International Day of Nowruz
April
  Genocide Awareness Month
Volunteer Appreciation Month
April 7th Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide
  Holocaust Remembrance – Yom Hashoah
  • 2015 Thursday, April 16
  • 2016 Thursday, May 5
  • 2017 Monday, April 24
  • 2018 Thursday, April 12
  • 2019 Thursday, May 2
  • 2020 Tuesday, April 21
  • May
    May 3rd World Press Freedom Day
    May 8th World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
    May 15th International Day of Families
    May 20th Cambodian Day of Remembrance
    May 21st World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
    June
    June 1st Global Day of Parents
    June 12th World Day against Child Labor
    June 14th World Blood Donor Day
    June 20th World Refugee Day
    June 26th International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
    July
    July 11th World Population Day
    July 16th Anniversary of the Vel' d'Hiv Roundup - Remembrance marking the mass arrest
    of 13,152 Jews in Paris on this date in 1942 and their extermination at Auschwitz.
    July 18th Nelson Mandela International Day
    July 30th International Day of Friendship
    August
    August 12th International Youth Day
    August 13th Day Remembering the Gatumba Massacre (Congolese Refugees)
    August 19th World Humanitarian Day
    August 30th Day of the Disappeared
    September
    September 5th International Day of Charity
    September 21st International Day of Peace
    October
    October 2nd International Day of Non-Violence
    October 17th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
    November
    November 9th Berlin Wall came down, 1989
    November 25th International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
    December
    December 2nd International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
    December 5th International Volunteer Day
    December 10th Human Rights Day
    December 13th Nanking Day of Remembrance
    December 18th International Migrants Day
    December 20th International Human Solidarity Day