2018 Holidays UN

Below is a listing of all major United Nations holidays and observations. Have a look at our calendar with UN holidays pages for printable calendars with UN holidays.



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2018 holidays UNESCO


Int Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustSaturday, January 27 2018
World Cancer DaySunday, February 04 2018
Int Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationTuesday, February 06 2018
Int Day of Women and Girls in ScienceSunday, February 11 2018
World Radio DayTuesday, February 13 2018
World Day of Social JusticeTuesday, February 20 2018
Int Mother Language DayWednesday, February 21 2018
Zero Discrimination DayThursday, March 01 2018
World Wildlife DaySaturday, March 03 2018
Int Womens DayThursday, March 08 2018
Int Day of HappinessTuesday, March 20 2018
French Language DayTuesday, March 20 2018
Int Day for Elimination of Racial DiscriminationWednesday, March 21 2018
World Poetry DayWednesday, March 21 2018
Int Day of NowruzWednesday, March 21 2018
World Down Syndrome DayWednesday, March 21 2018
Int Day of ForestsWednesday, March 21 2018
World Water DayThursday, March 22 2018
World Meteorological DayFriday, March 23 2018
World Tuberculosis DaySaturday, March 24 2018
Int Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsSaturday, March 24 2018
Int Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeSunday, March 25 2018
Int Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersSunday, March 25 2018
World Autism Awareness DayMonday, April 02 2018
Int Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine ActionWednesday, April 04 2018
Int Day of Sport for Development and PeaceFriday, April 06 2018
Int Day of Reflection on the Genocide in RwandaSaturday, April 07 2018
World Health DaySaturday, April 07 2018
Int Day of Human Space FlightThursday, April 12 2018
Chinese Language DayFriday, April 20 2018
World Creativity and Innovation DaySaturday, April 21 2018
Int Mother Earth DaySunday, April 22 2018
World Book and Copyright DayMonday, April 23 2018
English Language DayMonday, April 23 2018
Spanish Language DayMonday, April 23 2018
World Malaria DayWednesday, April 25 2018
Int Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DayThursday, April 26 2018
World Intellectual Property DayThursday, April 26 2018
World Day for Safety and Health at WorkSaturday, April 28 2018
Int Jazz DayMonday, April 30 2018
Vesak the Day of the Full MoonMonday, April 30 2018
World Tuna DayWednesday, May 02 2018
World Press Freedom DayThursday, May 03 2018
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarTuesday, May 08 2018
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarWednesday, May 09 2018
World Migratory Bird Day MaySaturday, May 12 2018
Int Day of FamiliesTuesday, May 15 2018
Int Day of Living Together in PeaceWednesday, May 16 2018
Int Day of LightWednesday, May 16 2018
World Telecommunication and Information Society DayThursday, May 17 2018
World Bee DaySunday, May 20 2018
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentMonday, May 21 2018
Int Day for Biological DiversityTuesday, May 22 2018
Int Day to End Obstetric FistulaWednesday, May 23 2018
Int Day of UN PeacekeepersTuesday, May 29 2018
World No-Tobacco DayThursday, May 31 2018
Global Day of ParentsFriday, June 01 2018
World Bicycle DaySunday, June 03 2018
Int Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionMonday, June 04 2018
World Environment DayTuesday, June 05 2018
Int Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated FishingTuesday, June 05 2018
Russian Language DayWednesday, June 06 2018
World Oceans DayFriday, June 08 2018
World Day Against Child LabourTuesday, June 12 2018
Int Albinism Awareness DayWednesday, June 13 2018
World Blood Donor DayThursday, June 14 2018
World Elder Abuse Awareness DayFriday, June 15 2018
Int Day of Family RemittancesSaturday, June 16 2018
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtSunday, June 17 2018
Sustainable Gastronomy DayMonday, June 18 2018
Int Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictTuesday, June 19 2018
World Refugee DayWednesday, June 20 2018
Int Day of YogaThursday, June 21 2018
United Nations Public Service DaySaturday, June 23 2018
Int Widows DaySaturday, June 23 2018
Day of the SeafarerMonday, June 25 2018
Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingTuesday, June 26 2018
United Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of TortureTuesday, June 26 2018
Micro- Small Med-sized Enterprises DayWednesday, June 27 2018
Int Day of the TropicsFriday, June 29 2018
Int Asteroid DaySaturday, June 30 2018
Int Day of ParliamentarismSaturday, June 30 2018
Int Day of CooperativesSaturday, July 07 2018
World Population DayWednesday, July 11 2018
World Youth Skills DaySunday, July 15 2018
Nelson Mandela Int DayWednesday, July 18 2018
World Hepatitis DaySaturday, July 28 2018
Int Day of FriendshipMonday, July 30 2018
World Day against Trafficking in PersonsMonday, July 30 2018
Int Day of the Worlds Indigenous PeoplesThursday, August 09 2018
Int Youth DaySunday, August 12 2018
World Humanitarian DaySunday, August 19 2018
Int Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismTuesday, August 21 2018
Int Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its AbolitionThursday, August 23 2018
Int Day against Nuclear TestsWednesday, August 29 2018
Int Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesThursday, August 30 2018
Int Day of CharityWednesday, September 05 2018
Int Literacy DaySaturday, September 08 2018
World Suicide Prevention DayMonday, September 10 2018
United Nations Day for South-South CooperationWednesday, September 12 2018
Int Day of DemocracySaturday, September 15 2018
Int Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerSunday, September 16 2018
Int Day of PeaceFriday, September 21 2018
Int Day of Sign LanguagesSunday, September 23 2018
Int Day for the Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsWednesday, September 26 2018
World Maritime DayThursday, September 27 2018
World Tourism DayThursday, September 27 2018
Int Day for Universal Access to InformationFriday, September 28 2018
World Rabies DayFriday, September 28 2018
Int Translation DaySunday, September 30 2018
World Habitat DayMonday, October 01 2018
Int Day of Older PersonsMonday, October 01 2018
Int Day of Non-ViolenceTuesday, October 02 2018
World Teachers’ DayFriday, October 05 2018
World Post DayTuesday, October 09 2018
World Mental Health DayWednesday, October 10 2018
Int Day of the Girl ChildThursday, October 11 2018
World Migratory Bird Day OctoberSaturday, October 13 2018
Int Day for Disaster ReductionSaturday, October 13 2018
Int Day of Rural WomenMonday, October 15 2018
World Food DayTuesday, October 16 2018
Int Day for the Eradication of PovertyWednesday, October 17 2018
United Nations DayWednesday, October 24 2018
World Development Information DayWednesday, October 24 2018
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageSaturday, October 27 2018
World Cities DayWednesday, October 31 2018
Int Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsFriday, November 02 2018
World Tsunami Awareness DayMonday, November 05 2018
Int Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictTuesday, November 06 2018
World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentSaturday, November 10 2018
World Diabetes DayWednesday, November 14 2018
World Philosophy DayThursday, November 15 2018
Int Day for ToleranceFriday, November 16 2018
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsSunday, November 18 2018
World Toilet DayMonday, November 19 2018
Africa Industrialization DayTuesday, November 20 2018
Universal Children’s DayTuesday, November 20 2018
World Television DayWednesday, November 21 2018
Int Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenSunday, November 25 2018
Int Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleThursday, November 29 2018
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareFriday, November 30 2018
World AIDS DaySaturday, December 01 2018
Int Day for the Abolition of SlaverySunday, December 02 2018
Int Day of Persons with DisabilitiesMonday, December 03 2018
Int Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentWednesday, December 05 2018
World Soil DayWednesday, December 05 2018
Int Civil Aviation DayFriday, December 07 2018
Int Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this CrimeSunday, December 09 2018
Int Anti-Corruption DaySunday, December 09 2018
Human Rights DayMonday, December 10 2018
Int Mountain DayTuesday, December 11 2018
Int Day of NeutralityWednesday, December 12 2018
Int Universal Health Coverage DayWednesday, December 12 2018
Int Migrants DayTuesday, December 18 2018
Arabic Language DayTuesday, December 18 2018
Int Human Solidarity DayThursday, December 20 2018

2019 holidays UNESCO


Int Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustSunday, January 27 2019
World Cancer DayMonday, February 04 2019
Int Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationWednesday, February 06 2019
Int Day of Women and Girls in ScienceMonday, February 11 2019
World Radio DayWednesday, February 13 2019
World Day of Social JusticeWednesday, February 20 2019
Int Mother Language DayThursday, February 21 2019
Zero Discrimination DayFriday, March 01 2019
World Wildlife DaySunday, March 03 2019
Int Womens DayFriday, March 08 2019
Int Day of HappinessWednesday, March 20 2019
French Language DayWednesday, March 20 2019
Int Day for Elimination of Racial DiscriminationThursday, March 21 2019
World Poetry DayThursday, March 21 2019
Int Day of NowruzThursday, March 21 2019
World Down Syndrome DayThursday, March 21 2019
Int Day of ForestsThursday, March 21 2019
World Water DayFriday, March 22 2019
World Meteorological DaySaturday, March 23 2019
World Tuberculosis DaySunday, March 24 2019
Int Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsSunday, March 24 2019
Int Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeMonday, March 25 2019
Int Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersMonday, March 25 2019
World Autism Awareness DayTuesday, April 02 2019
Int Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine ActionThursday, April 04 2019
Int Day of Sport for Development and PeaceSaturday, April 06 2019
Int Day of Reflection on the Genocide in RwandaSunday, April 07 2019
World Health DaySunday, April 07 2019
Int Day of Human Space FlightFriday, April 12 2019
Chinese Language DaySaturday, April 20 2019
World Creativity and Innovation DaySunday, April 21 2019
Int Mother Earth DayMonday, April 22 2019
World Book and Copyright DayTuesday, April 23 2019
English Language DayTuesday, April 23 2019
Spanish Language DayTuesday, April 23 2019
World Malaria DayThursday, April 25 2019
Int Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DayFriday, April 26 2019
World Intellectual Property DayFriday, April 26 2019
World Day for Safety and Health at WorkSunday, April 28 2019
Int Jazz DayTuesday, April 30 2019
Vesak the Day of the Full MoonTuesday, April 30 2019
World Tuna DayThursday, May 02 2019
World Press Freedom DayFriday, May 03 2019
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarWednesday, May 08 2019
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarThursday, May 09 2019
World Migratory Bird Day MaySaturday, May 11 2019
Int Day of FamiliesWednesday, May 15 2019
Int Day of Living Together in PeaceThursday, May 16 2019
Int Day of LightThursday, May 16 2019
World Telecommunication and Information Society DayFriday, May 17 2019
World Bee DayMonday, May 20 2019
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentTuesday, May 21 2019
Int Day for Biological DiversityWednesday, May 22 2019
Int Day to End Obstetric FistulaThursday, May 23 2019
Int Day of UN PeacekeepersWednesday, May 29 2019
World No-Tobacco DayFriday, May 31 2019
Global Day of ParentsSaturday, June 01 2019
World Bicycle DayMonday, June 03 2019
Int Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionTuesday, June 04 2019
World Environment DayWednesday, June 05 2019
Int Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated FishingWednesday, June 05 2019
Russian Language DayThursday, June 06 2019
World Oceans DaySaturday, June 08 2019
World Day Against Child LabourWednesday, June 12 2019
Int Albinism Awareness DayThursday, June 13 2019
World Blood Donor DayFriday, June 14 2019
World Elder Abuse Awareness DaySaturday, June 15 2019
Int Day of Family RemittancesSunday, June 16 2019
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtMonday, June 17 2019
Sustainable Gastronomy DayTuesday, June 18 2019
Int Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictWednesday, June 19 2019
World Refugee DayThursday, June 20 2019
Int Day of YogaFriday, June 21 2019
United Nations Public Service DaySunday, June 23 2019
Int Widows DaySunday, June 23 2019
Day of the SeafarerTuesday, June 25 2019
Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingWednesday, June 26 2019
United Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of TortureWednesday, June 26 2019
Micro- Small Med-sized Enterprises DayThursday, June 27 2019
Int Day of the TropicsSaturday, June 29 2019
Int Asteroid DaySunday, June 30 2019
Int Day of ParliamentarismSunday, June 30 2019
Int Day of CooperativesSaturday, July 06 2019
World Population DayThursday, July 11 2019
World Youth Skills DayMonday, July 15 2019
Nelson Mandela Int DayThursday, July 18 2019
World Hepatitis DaySunday, July 28 2019
Int Day of FriendshipTuesday, July 30 2019
World Day against Trafficking in PersonsTuesday, July 30 2019
Int Day of the Worlds Indigenous PeoplesFriday, August 09 2019
Int Youth DayMonday, August 12 2019
World Humanitarian DayMonday, August 19 2019
Int Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismWednesday, August 21 2019
Int Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its AbolitionFriday, August 23 2019
Int Day against Nuclear TestsThursday, August 29 2019
Int Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesFriday, August 30 2019
Int Day of CharityThursday, September 05 2019
Int Literacy DaySunday, September 08 2019
World Suicide Prevention DayTuesday, September 10 2019
United Nations Day for South-South CooperationThursday, September 12 2019
Int Day of DemocracySunday, September 15 2019
Int Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerMonday, September 16 2019
Int Day of PeaceSaturday, September 21 2019
Int Day of Sign LanguagesMonday, September 23 2019
World Maritime DayThursday, September 26 2019
Int Day for the Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsThursday, September 26 2019
World Tourism DayFriday, September 27 2019
Int Day for Universal Access to InformationSaturday, September 28 2019
World Rabies DaySaturday, September 28 2019
Int Translation DayMonday, September 30 2019
Int Day of Older PersonsTuesday, October 01 2019
Int Day of Non-ViolenceWednesday, October 02 2019
World Teachers’ DaySaturday, October 05 2019
World Habitat DayMonday, October 07 2019
World Post DayWednesday, October 09 2019
World Mental Health DayThursday, October 10 2019
Int Day of the Girl ChildFriday, October 11 2019
World Migratory Bird Day OctoberSaturday, October 12 2019
Int Day for Disaster ReductionSunday, October 13 2019
Int Day of Rural WomenTuesday, October 15 2019
World Food DayWednesday, October 16 2019
Int Day for the Eradication of PovertyThursday, October 17 2019
United Nations DayThursday, October 24 2019
World Development Information DayThursday, October 24 2019
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageSunday, October 27 2019
World Cities DayThursday, October 31 2019
Int Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsSaturday, November 02 2019
World Tsunami Awareness DayTuesday, November 05 2019
Int Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictWednesday, November 06 2019
World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentSunday, November 10 2019
World Diabetes DayThursday, November 14 2019
Int Day for ToleranceSaturday, November 16 2019
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsSunday, November 17 2019
World Toilet DayTuesday, November 19 2019
Africa Industrialization DayWednesday, November 20 2019
Universal Children’s DayWednesday, November 20 2019
World Philosophy DayThursday, November 21 2019
World Television DayThursday, November 21 2019
Int Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenMonday, November 25 2019
Int Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleFriday, November 29 2019
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareSaturday, November 30 2019
World AIDS DaySunday, December 01 2019
Int Day for the Abolition of SlaveryMonday, December 02 2019
Int Day of Persons with DisabilitiesTuesday, December 03 2019
Int Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentThursday, December 05 2019
World Soil DayThursday, December 05 2019
Int Civil Aviation DaySaturday, December 07 2019
Int Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this CrimeMonday, December 09 2019
Int Anti-Corruption DayMonday, December 09 2019
Human Rights DayTuesday, December 10 2019
Int Mountain DayWednesday, December 11 2019
Int Day of NeutralityThursday, December 12 2019
Int Universal Health Coverage DayThursday, December 12 2019
Int Migrants DayWednesday, December 18 2019
Arabic Language DayWednesday, December 18 2019
Int Human Solidarity DayFriday, December 20 2019