2022 Holidays UN

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2022 UNESCO HOLIDAYS

DateDayHoliday Name
January
Jan 27ThursdayInt Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
February
Feb 04FridayWorld Cancer Day
Feb 06SundayInt Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
Feb 11FridayInt Day of Women and Girls in Science
Feb 13SundayWorld Radio Day
Feb 20SundayWorld Day of Social Justice
Feb 21MondayInt Mother Language Day
March
Mar 01TuesdayZero Discrimination Day
Mar 03ThursdayWorld Wildlife Day
Mar 08TuesdayInt Womens Day
Mar 20SundayInt Day of Happiness
Mar 20SundayFrench Language Day
Mar 21MondayInt Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21MondayWorld Poetry Day
Mar 21MondayInt Day of Nowruz
Mar 21MondayWorld Down Syndrome Day
Mar 21MondayInt Day of Forests
Mar 22TuesdayWorld Water Day
Mar 23WednesdayWorld Meteorological Day
Mar 24ThursdayWorld Tuberculosis Day
Mar 24ThursdayInt Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
Mar 25FridayInt Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Mar 25FridayInt Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
April
Apr 02SaturdayWorld Autism Awareness Day
Apr 04MondayInt Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Apr 06WednesdayInt Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Apr 07ThursdayInt Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
Apr 07ThursdayWorld Health Day
Apr 12TuesdayInt Day of Human Space Flight
Apr 20WednesdayChinese Language Day
Apr 21ThursdayWorld Creativity and Innovation Day
Apr 22FridayInt Mother Earth Day
Apr 23SaturdayWorld Book and Copyright Day
Apr 23SaturdayEnglish Language Day
Apr 23SaturdaySpanish Language Day
Apr 25MondayWorld Malaria Day
Apr 26TuesdayInt Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
Apr 26TuesdayWorld Intellectual Property Day
Apr 28ThursdayWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
Apr 30SaturdayInt Jazz Day
Apr 30SaturdayVesak the Day of the Full Moon
May
May 02MondayWorld Tuna Day
May 03TuesdayWorld Press Freedom Day
May 08SundayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
May 09MondayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
May 14SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird Day May
May 15SundayInt Day of Families
May 16MondayInt Day of Living Together in Peace
May 16MondayInt Day of Light
May 17TuesdayWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day
May 20FridayWorld Bee Day
May 21SaturdayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22SundayInt Day for Biological Diversity
May 23MondayInt Day to End Obstetric Fistula
May 29SundayInt Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 31TuesdayWorld No Tobacco Day
June
Jun 01WednesdayGlobal Day of Parents
Jun 03FridayWorld Bicycle Day
Jun 04SaturdayInt Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Jun 05SundayWorld Environment Day
Jun 05SundayInt Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated Fishing
Jun 06MondayRussian Language Day
Jun 08WednesdayWorld Oceans Day
Jun 12SundayWorld Day Against Child Labour
Jun 13MondayInt Albinism Awareness Day
Jun 14TuesdayWorld Blood Donor Day
Jun 15WednesdayWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Jun 16ThursdayInt Day of Family Remittances
Jun 17FridayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Jun 18SaturdaySustainable Gastronomy Day
Jun 19SundayInt Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Jun 20MondayWorld Refugee Day
Jun 21TuesdayInt Day of Yoga
Jun 23ThursdayUnited Nations Public Service Day
Jun 23ThursdayInt Widows Day
Jun 25SaturdayDay of the Seafarer
Jun 26SundayInt Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Jun 26SundayUnited Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jun 27MondayMicro Small Med sized Enterprises Day
Jun 29WednesdayInt Day of the Tropics
Jun 30ThursdayInt Asteroid Day
Jun 30ThursdayInt Day of Parliamentarism
July
Jul 02SaturdayInt Day of Cooperatives
Jul 11MondayWorld Population Day
Jul 15FridayWorld Youth Skills Day
Jul 18MondayNelson Mandela Int Day
Jul 28ThursdayWorld Hepatitis Day
Jul 30SaturdayInt Day of Friendship
Jul 30SaturdayWorld Day against Trafficking in Persons
August
Aug 09TuesdayInt Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples
Aug 12FridayInt Youth Day
Aug 19FridayWorld Humanitarian Day
Aug 21SundayInt Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
Aug 23TuesdayInt Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
Aug 29MondayInt Day against Nuclear Tests
Aug 30TuesdayInt Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
September
Sep 05MondayInt Day of Charity
Sep 08ThursdayInt Literacy Day
Sep 10SaturdayWorld Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 12MondayUnited Nations Day for South South Cooperation
Sep 15ThursdayInt Day of Democracy
Sep 16FridayInt Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Sep 21WednesdayInt Day of Peace
Sep 23FridayInt Day of Sign Languages
Sep 26MondayInt Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Sep 27TuesdayWorld Tourism Day
Sep 28WednesdayInt Day for Universal Access to Information
Sep 28WednesdayWorld Rabies Day
Sep 29ThursdayWorld Maritime Day
Sep 30FridayInt Translation Day
October
Oct 01SaturdayInt Day of Older Persons
Oct 02SundayInt Day of Non Violence
Oct 03MondayWorld Habitat Day
Oct 05WednesdayWorld Teachers Day
Oct 08SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird Day October
Oct 09SundayWorld Post Day
Oct 10MondayWorld Mental Health Day
Oct 11TuesdayInt Day of the Girl Child
Oct 13ThursdayInt Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 15SaturdayInt Day of Rural Women
Oct 16SundayWorld Food Day
Oct 17MondayInt Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 24MondayUnited Nations Day
Oct 24MondayWorld Development Information Day
Oct 27ThursdayWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
Oct 31MondayWorld Cities Day
November
Nov 02WednesdayInt Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Nov 05SaturdayWorld Tsunami Awareness Day
Nov 06SundayInt Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Nov 10ThursdayWorld Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov 14MondayWorld Diabetes Day
Nov 16WednesdayInt Day for Tolerance
Nov 17ThursdayWorld Philosophy Day
Nov 19SaturdayWorld Toilet Day
Nov 20SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Nov 20SundayAfrica Industrialization Day
Nov 20SundayUniversal Childrens Day
Nov 21MondayWorld Television Day
Nov 25FridayInt Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Nov 29TuesdayInt Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Nov 30WednesdayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
December
Dec 01ThursdayWorld AIDS Day
Dec 02FridayInt Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Dec 03SaturdayInt Day of Persons with Disabilities
Dec 05MondayInt Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
Dec 05MondayWorld Soil Day
Dec 07WednesdayInt Civil Aviation Day
Dec 09FridayInt Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
Dec 09FridayInt Anti Corruption Day
Dec 10SaturdayHuman Rights Day
Dec 11SundayInt Mountain Day
Dec 12MondayInt Day of Neutrality
Dec 12MondayInt Universal Health Coverage Day
Dec 18SundayInt Migrants Day
Dec 18SundayArabic Language Day
Dec 20TuesdayInt Human Solidarity Day

2023 UNESCO HOLIDAYS

DateDayHoliday Name
January
Jan 27FridayInt Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
February
Feb 04SaturdayWorld Cancer Day
Feb 06MondayInt Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
Feb 11SaturdayInt Day of Women and Girls in Science
Feb 13MondayWorld Radio Day
Feb 20MondayWorld Day of Social Justice
Feb 21TuesdayInt Mother Language Day
March
Mar 01WednesdayZero Discrimination Day
Mar 03FridayWorld Wildlife Day
Mar 08WednesdayInt Womens Day
Mar 20MondayInt Day of Happiness
Mar 20MondayFrench Language Day
Mar 21TuesdayInt Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21TuesdayWorld Poetry Day
Mar 21TuesdayInt Day of Nowruz
Mar 21TuesdayWorld Down Syndrome Day
Mar 21TuesdayInt Day of Forests
Mar 22WednesdayWorld Water Day
Mar 23ThursdayWorld Meteorological Day
Mar 24FridayWorld Tuberculosis Day
Mar 24FridayInt Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
Mar 25SaturdayInt Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Mar 25SaturdayInt Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
April
Apr 02SundayWorld Autism Awareness Day
Apr 04TuesdayInt Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Apr 06ThursdayInt Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Apr 07FridayInt Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
Apr 07FridayWorld Health Day
Apr 12WednesdayInt Day of Human Space Flight
Apr 20ThursdayChinese Language Day
Apr 21FridayWorld Creativity and Innovation Day
Apr 22SaturdayInt Mother Earth Day
Apr 23SundayWorld Book and Copyright Day
Apr 23SundayEnglish Language Day
Apr 23SundaySpanish Language Day
Apr 25TuesdayWorld Malaria Day
Apr 26WednesdayInt Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
Apr 26WednesdayWorld Intellectual Property Day
Apr 28FridayWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
Apr 30SundayInt Jazz Day
Apr 30SundayVesak the Day of the Full Moon
May
May 02TuesdayWorld Tuna Day
May 03WednesdayWorld Press Freedom Day
May 08MondayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
May 09TuesdayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
May 13SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird Day May
May 15MondayInt Day of Families
May 16TuesdayInt Day of Living Together in Peace
May 16TuesdayInt Day of Light
May 17WednesdayWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day
May 20SaturdayWorld Bee Day
May 21SundayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22MondayInt Day for Biological Diversity
May 23TuesdayInt Day to End Obstetric Fistula
May 29MondayInt Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 31WednesdayWorld No Tobacco Day
June
Jun 01ThursdayGlobal Day of Parents
Jun 03SaturdayWorld Bicycle Day
Jun 04SundayInt Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Jun 05MondayWorld Environment Day
Jun 05MondayInt Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated Fishing
Jun 06TuesdayRussian Language Day
Jun 08ThursdayWorld Oceans Day
Jun 12MondayWorld Day Against Child Labour
Jun 13TuesdayInt Albinism Awareness Day
Jun 14WednesdayWorld Blood Donor Day
Jun 15ThursdayWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Jun 16FridayInt Day of Family Remittances
Jun 17SaturdayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Jun 18SundaySustainable Gastronomy Day
Jun 19MondayInt Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Jun 20TuesdayWorld Refugee Day
Jun 21WednesdayInt Day of Yoga
Jun 23FridayUnited Nations Public Service Day
Jun 23FridayInt Widows Day
Jun 25SundayDay of the Seafarer
Jun 26MondayInt Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Jun 26MondayUnited Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jun 27TuesdayMicro Small Med sized Enterprises Day
Jun 29ThursdayInt Day of the Tropics
Jun 30FridayInt Asteroid Day
Jun 30FridayInt Day of Parliamentarism
July
Jul 01SaturdayInt Day of Cooperatives
Jul 11TuesdayWorld Population Day
Jul 15SaturdayWorld Youth Skills Day
Jul 18TuesdayNelson Mandela Int Day
Jul 28FridayWorld Hepatitis Day
Jul 30SundayInt Day of Friendship
Jul 30SundayWorld Day against Trafficking in Persons
August
Aug 09WednesdayInt Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples
Aug 12SaturdayInt Youth Day
Aug 19SaturdayWorld Humanitarian Day
Aug 21MondayInt Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
Aug 23WednesdayInt Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
Aug 29TuesdayInt Day against Nuclear Tests
Aug 30WednesdayInt Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
September
Sep 05TuesdayInt Day of Charity
Sep 08FridayInt Literacy Day
Sep 10SundayWorld Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 12TuesdayUnited Nations Day for South South Cooperation
Sep 15FridayInt Day of Democracy
Sep 16SaturdayInt Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Sep 21ThursdayInt Day of Peace
Sep 23SaturdayInt Day of Sign Languages
Sep 26TuesdayInt Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Sep 27WednesdayWorld Tourism Day
Sep 28ThursdayWorld Maritime Day
Sep 28ThursdayInt Day for Universal Access to Information
Sep 28ThursdayWorld Rabies Day
Sep 30SaturdayInt Translation Day
October
Oct 01SundayInt Day of Older Persons
Oct 02MondayWorld Habitat Day
Oct 02MondayInt Day of Non Violence
Oct 05ThursdayWorld Teachers Day
Oct 09MondayWorld Post Day
Oct 10TuesdayWorld Mental Health Day
Oct 11WednesdayInt Day of the Girl Child
Oct 13FridayInt Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 14SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird Day October
Oct 15SundayInt Day of Rural Women
Oct 16MondayWorld Food Day
Oct 17TuesdayInt Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 24TuesdayUnited Nations Day
Oct 24TuesdayWorld Development Information Day
Oct 27FridayWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
Oct 31TuesdayWorld Cities Day
November
Nov 02ThursdayInt Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Nov 05SundayWorld Tsunami Awareness Day
Nov 06MondayInt Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Nov 10FridayWorld Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov 14TuesdayWorld Diabetes Day
Nov 16ThursdayWorld Philosophy Day
Nov 16ThursdayInt Day for Tolerance
Nov 19SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Nov 19SundayWorld Toilet Day
Nov 20MondayAfrica Industrialization Day
Nov 20MondayUniversal Childrens Day
Nov 21TuesdayWorld Television Day
Nov 25SaturdayInt Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Nov 29WednesdayInt Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Nov 30ThursdayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
December
Dec 01FridayWorld AIDS Day
Dec 02SaturdayInt Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Dec 03SundayInt Day of Persons with Disabilities
Dec 05TuesdayInt Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
Dec 05TuesdayWorld Soil Day
Dec 07ThursdayInt Civil Aviation Day
Dec 09SaturdayInt Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
Dec 09SaturdayInt Anti Corruption Day
Dec 10SundayHuman Rights Day
Dec 11MondayInt Mountain Day
Dec 12TuesdayInt Day of Neutrality
Dec 12TuesdayInt Universal Health Coverage Day
Dec 18MondayInt Migrants Day
Dec 18MondayArabic Language Day
Dec 20WednesdayInt Human Solidarity Day
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