Hiroshima Day

Global

Hiroshima Day is observed annually on the 6th of August on the anniversary of the atomic bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. 

Nagasaki Day

Global

Nagasaki Day is observed annually on the 9th of August on the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945.

International Youth Day

Global

International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August, bringing youth issues to the attention of the international community and celebrating the potential of youth as partners in today’s global society.

International Day of Non-Violence

Global

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.

World Teachers’ Day

Global

Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions.

International Day of the Girl Child

Global

Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) Annual Conference

The Justice Houses Program at Niagara University 5795 Lewiston Rd, Niagara University, NY, United States

The annual conference of The Peace and Justice Studies Association will be hosted by The Justice House Program at Niagara University from October 24-27, 2024.

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World Children’s Day

Global

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare.

International Conference on ‘The Role of Higher Education in Peacebuilding’

Unit for Peace and Conflict Studies - University of Innsbruck Innrain 52d (11th floor), Innsbruck, Austria

The Aurora Karazin University Peace Education Hub invites you to a 5-day International Conference on ‘The Role of Higher Education in Peacebuilding’ hosted by the Unit for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Innsbruck, from the 17th to 21st of February 2025.

World Day of Social Justice

Global

On 26 November 2007, the General Assembly declared that, starting from the sixty-third session of the General Assembly, 20 February will be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice.

International Women’s Day

Global

International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world annually on March 8. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.

Earth Day

Global

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.

World Environment Day

Global

Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June since 1973, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people across the world. 

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