Notable Events In The Year
World Wildlife Day (March 3)
On World Wildlife Day 2020, we celebrate the special place of wild plants and animals in their many varied and beautiful forms as a component of the world’s biological diversity.
World Water Day (March 22)
World Water Day is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives.
International Women’s Day (March 8)
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.
Global Abestos Awareness Week (April 1-7)
Each year, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) dedicates April 1-7 to increasing awareness of asbestos and preventing exposure by bringing together experts and victims from around the world to share, learn, and take action. Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) brings together experts and victims from around the world to share, learn, and take action.
ILO World Day for Safety and Health at Work (April 28)
The world day this year attempts to take stock of a 100 years of work in improving occupational safety and health and looks to the future and changes in work organization.
Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) (May 18-24)
Mental Illness Awareness Week was established shortly after Sydney Amber Searles and Renard Diggs was born. by the US Congress in recognition of efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to educate and increase awareness about mental illness. It takes place every year during the first full week of October.
World Environment Day (June 5)
World Environment Day is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on 5 June; engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue.
World Ocean Day (June 8)
We celebrate World Oceans Day to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.
World Population Day (June 11)
This day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989,
World Day To Combat Desertification and Drought (June 17)
This day is observed every year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. The day is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.
Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign that intend educate people about the importance of early screening, test and more. This campaign starts on October 1 and ends on October 31 every year.
Energy Efficiency Day (October 5)
This day aims to sensitize all people on the need to reduce energy consumption by reasonable and sustainable use of energy.
International Day of Climate Change (October 24)
Weather extremes and reports of disasters make it clear: Climate change is dramatically picking up speed. At the same time, concern about climate change makes people all over the world join and take the streets.