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UN Holidays in 2018

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DateWeekdayHoliday Name
Jan 27SaturdayInternational Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
Feb 4SundayWorld Cancer Day
Feb 6TuesdayInternational Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb 11SundayInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science
Feb 13TuesdayWorld Radio Day
Feb 20TuesdayWorld Day of Social Justice
Feb 21WednesdayInternational Mother Language Day
Mar 1ThursdayZero Discrimination Day
Mar 3SaturdayWorld Wildlife Day
Mar 8ThursdayInternational Women's Day
Mar 20TuesdayInternational Day of Happiness
Mar 21WednesdayInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21WednesdayWorld Poetry Day
Mar 21WednesdayInternational Day of Nowruz
Mar 21WednesdayWorld Down Syndrome Day
Mar 21WednesdayInternational Day of Forests
Mar 22ThursdayWorld Water Day
Mar 23FridayWorld Meteorological Day
Mar 24SaturdayWorld Tuberculosis Day
Mar 24SaturdayInternational Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
Mar 25SundayInternational Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Mar 25SundayInternational Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
Apr 2MondayWorld Autism Awareness Day
Apr 4WednesdayUnited Nations' Mine Awareness Day
Apr 6FridayInternational Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Apr 7SaturdayUnited Nations' World Health Day
Apr 7SaturdayDay of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide
Apr 12ThursdayInternational Day of Human Space Flight
Apr 20FridayChinese Language Day
Apr 22SundayEarth Day
Apr 23MondayWorld Book and Copyright Day
Apr 23MondayEnglish Language Day
Apr 25WednesdayWorld Malaria Day
Apr 26ThursdayWorld Intellectual Property Day
Apr 26ThursdayInternational Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
Apr 28SaturdayWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
Apr 29SundayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
Apr 30MondayInternational Jazz Day
May 2WednesdayWorld Tuna Day
May 3ThursdayWorld Press Freedom Day
May 8TuesdayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War
May 12SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird Day
May 15TuesdayInternational Day of Families
May 17ThursdayWorld Information Society Day
May 21MondayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22TuesdayInternational Day for Biological Diversity
May 23WednesdayInternational Day to End Obstetric Fistula
May 29TuesdayInternational Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
May 29TuesdayDay of Vesak
May 31ThursdayWorld No Tobacco Day
Jun 1FridayGlobal Day of Parents
Jun 4MondayInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Jun 5TuesdayWorld Environment Day
Jun 8FridayWorld Oceans Day
Jun 12TuesdayWorld Day Against Child Labour
Jun 13WednesdayInternational Albinism Awareness Day
Jun 14ThursdayWorld Blood Donor Day
Jun 15FridayWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Jun 16SaturdayInternational Day of Family Remittances
Jun 17SundayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Jun 19TuesdayInternational Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Jun 20WednesdayWorld Refugee Day
Jun 21ThursdayInternational Day of Yoga
Jun 23SaturdayPublic Service Day
Jun 23SaturdayInternational Widows' Day
Jun 25MondayDay of the Seafarer
Jun 26TuesdayInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Jun 26TuesdayInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jun 30SaturdayInternational Asteroid Day
Jul 7SaturdayInternational Day of Cooperatives
Jul 11WednesdayWorld Population Day
Jul 15SundayWorld Youth Skills Day
Jul 18WednesdayNelson Mandela Day
Jul 28SaturdayWorld Hepatitis Day
Jul 30MondayInternational Day of Friendship
Jul 30MondayWorld Day against Trafficking in Persons
Aug 9ThursdayInternational Day of the World's Indigenous People
Aug 12SundayInternational Youth Day
Aug 19SundayWorld Humanitarian Day
Aug 23ThursdayInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
Aug 29WednesdayInternational Day against Nuclear Tests
Aug 30ThursdayInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Sep 5WednesdayInternational Day of Charity
Sep 8SaturdayInternational Literacy Day
Sep 10MondayWorld Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 12WednesdayInternational Day for South-South Cooperation
Sep 15SaturdayInternational Day of Democracy
Sep 16SundayInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Sep 21FridayInternational Day of Peace
Sep 26WednesdayInternational Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Sep 27ThursdayWorld Maritime Day
Sep 27ThursdayWorld Tourism Day
Sep 28FridayWorld Rabies Day
Oct 1MondayInternational Day of Older Persons
Oct 1MondayWorld Habitat Day
Oct 2TuesdayInternational Day of Non-Violence
Oct 5FridayWorld Teachers' Day
Oct 9TuesdayWorld Post Day
Oct 10WednesdayInternational Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
Oct 10WednesdayWorld Mental Health Day
Oct 11ThursdayInternational Day of the Girl Child
Oct 15MondayInternational Day of Rural Women
Oct 16TuesdayWorld Food Day
Oct 17WednesdayInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 24WednesdayUnited Nations Day
Oct 24WednesdayWorld Development Information Day
Oct 27SaturdayWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
Oct 31WednesdayWorld Cities Day
Nov 2FridayInternational Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Nov 6TuesdayInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Nov 10SaturdayWorld Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov 14WednesdayWorld Diabetes Day
Nov 15ThursdayWorld Philosophy Day
Nov 16FridayInternational Day for Tolerance
Nov 18SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Nov 19MondayWorld Toilet Day
Nov 20TuesdayUniversal Children's Day
Nov 20TuesdayAfrica Industrialization Day
Nov 21WednesdayWorld Television Day
Nov 25SundayInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Nov 29ThursdayInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Dec 1SaturdayWorld AIDS Day
Dec 2SundayInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Dec 3MondayInternational Day of Persons with Disabilities
Dec 5WednesdayInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
Dec 5WednesdayWorld Soil Day
Dec 7FridayInternational Civil Aviation Day
Dec 9SundayInternational Anti-Corruption Day
Dec 9SundayWorld Genocide Commemoration Day
Dec 10MondayHuman Rights Day
Dec 11TuesdayInternational Mountain Day
Dec 18TuesdayInternational Migrants Day
Dec 18TuesdayArabic Language Day
Dec 20ThursdayInternational Human Solidarity Day

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