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World Health Day observed across the globe

Apr 7, 2018
World Health Day was observed across the world on April 6, 2018. The day also marks the 70th anniversary of World Health Organisation. On the occasion, WHO calls upon all world leaders to live up to the pledges they made when they agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 and commit to concrete steps to advance ‘Health for All’.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2018 observed globally

Apr 6, 2018
The Day commemorates the date of the inauguration of the first Olympic games of the modern era in Athens, Greece in 1896.

World Autism Awareness Day 2018 observed across the world

Apr 2, 2018
This year, the day was celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters, New York with the main focus on importance of empowering women and girls with autism and involving them in the policy and decision making to address the challenges associated with autism.

International day of Remembrance of the victims of Transatlantic Slave Trade 2018 observed globally

Mar 25, 2018
The Day was observed globally with the theme 'Remember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality'.

World Tuberculosis Day 2018 observed globally

Mar 24, 2018
The day commemorates the event in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.

International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2018 observed globally

Mar 22, 2018
The theme of the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was 'Promoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discrimination'.

World Water Day observed globally

Mar 22, 2018
The World Water Day was observed globally on March 22, 2018 with the theme ‘Nature for Water’. The theme explores how nature can be used to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century. Globally, over 80 per cent of the wastewater generated by society flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused.

World Consumer Rights Day 2018 observed globally

Mar 15, 2018
This year, the Day calls for access to secure internet for all. The Day also encourages action against scams and fraud and better consumer protection online.

International Women's Day 2018 observed globally

Mar 8, 2018
The 2018 International Women's Day was observed in India by conferring the Nari Shakti Awards to various individuals and organisations.

World Wildlife Day 2018 observed across the world

Mar 4, 2018
The day is celebrated and implemented by the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), in collaboration with other relevant United Nations organizations.

Zero Discrimination Day 2018 observed globally

Mar 2, 2018
The Day urges people to embrace diversity and recognize the diverse set of talents and skills that each person brings.

World Rare Disease Day observed

Mar 1, 2018
The World Rare Disease Day was observed across the globe on February 28, 2018 with the aim to raise awareness about rare diseases and their impacts. The day was commemorated with events in over 80 countries and regions across the world.

National Science Day 2018 observed across India

Mar 1, 2018
The Day is celebrated every year on 28 February to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir CV Raman.

International Mother Language Day 2018 observed globally

Feb 21, 2018
The Day facilitates access to education while promoting fairness for population groups that speak minority and indigenous languages particularly girls and women.

World Day of Social Justice 2018 observed globally

Feb 20, 2018
The Day was proclaimed in accordance with the objectives and goals of the World Summit for Social Development (1995) and the 24th session of the General Assembly (1973).

World Radio Day 2018 observed across the world

Feb 13, 2018
The day is observed every year to celebrate radio as the medium of entertainment, the mode of communication and information.

National Productivity Council observes National Productivity Day 2018

Feb 12, 2018
The National Productivity Week is also being observed till February 18, 2018 with the theme 'Industry 4.0 Leapfrog Opportunity for India'.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2018 observed globally

Feb 11, 2018
This year, International Day of Women and Girls in Science is being observed with focus on “Equality and Parity in Science for Peace and Development”.

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed

Feb 6, 2018
Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons. It is recognised internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women.

World Cancer Day 2018 observed across the world

Feb 5, 2018
The World Cancer Day was observed across the world on February 4, 2018 with an aim to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer. The theme for the World Cancer Day 2016-2018 is ‘We can. I can.’

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