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International Days of Observation and Holidays

January 4, 2023 World Braille Day

Observed to raise awareness of the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and visually impaired people   

January 15, 2023 World Religion Day 

Observance that was initiated in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the BaháΚΌís of the United States. Celebrated to highlight the common themes across various faiths and religions worldwide. It is celebrated on the third Sunday in January every year

January 24, 2023 International Day of Education

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.

January 25, 2023 Robert Burns Night

A Celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, the famous author of many Scots poems. Burns supper are normally held on the poet's birthday, January 25, known as Burns Night also called Robert Burns Day

January 27, 2023 Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day marks the remembrance of the 6 million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of people murdered under Nazi persecution of other groups and during more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.





February 2, 2023 Time to Talk Day

Time to talk day is the nation's biggest mental health conversation. It's a day for friends, families, communities and workplaces to come together to talk, listen and change lives

February 1 - 7, 2023 World Interfaith Harmony Week

World Interfaith Harmony Week is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, within and among all nations and peoples. 

February 4, 2023 World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is an international day marked on 4 February to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment

February 6, 2023 International day of Zero-tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on February 6 as part of the UN's efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation.

February 6, 2023 Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is observed annually to raise awareness of a safer and better internet for all, and especially for children and young people.

February 11, 2023 International day of women and girls in science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an annual observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly to promote the full and equal access and participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.

February 12, 2023 Red Hand Day

This is a Campaign against the Use of Child Soldiers. Pleas are made to political leaders and events are staged around the world to draw attention to the menace of child soldiers: children under the age of 18 who participate in military organizations of all kinds.

February 15, 2023 International Childhood Cancer day(ICCD)

ICCD is a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness about childhood cancer and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, the survivors and their families.

February 17, 2023 World Human Spirit Day

Observed annually on February 17 as a day to encourage mindfulness through meditation; to get us to form the habit of constant reflection as a way to feel content in our pressure-filled society

February 20, 2023 World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender inequality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections



March 1, 2023


Zero Discrimination Day Zero Discrimination Day is an annual day celebrated on 1 March each year by the United Nations and other international organizations. The day aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN.

March 1, 2023


Self-Injury Awareness Day(SIAD)

This is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of self-injury and harm. The event aims to reduce stigma and promote support and understanding for individuals affected by self-injury and harm.

March 1, 2023


International Wheelchair Day International Wheelchair Day is an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World to celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives of wheelchair users

March 3, 2023


World Hearing Day World Hearing Day is held every year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world

March 8, 2023


International Women's Day  International Women's Day is a global holiday celebrated annually as a focal point in the women's rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women.

March 20, 2023

Spring Equinox The time at which the sun crosses the plane of the equator towards the relevant hemisphere, making day and night of equal length. This day is also considered the astronomical beginning of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumn season in the Southern Hemisphere.