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Seeds of Peace

Peace Related Holidays Possible Dates for Events Note: A few of the dates below vary from year to year. Please double check to make sure these dates are still accurate. March 8

United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace

March 21

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21

Beginning of the Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination

April 7

World Health Day

May 15

International Day of Families

May 21

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

May 29

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

June 4

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 20

World Refugee Day

June 23

United Nations Public Service Day

June 26

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

July 11

World Population Day

August 12

International Youth Day

September 21

International Day of Peace

October 5

World Teachers’ Day

October 17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 24

United Nations Day

October 24-30

Disarmament Week

November 6

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 16

International Day of Tolerance

November 20

Universal Children’s Day

November 25

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

December 10

Human Rights Day


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