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UN Holidays in 2017


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

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