List of International Days – Calendar

Throughout the year, people worldwide come together to celebrate various International Days dedicated to raising awareness and recognizing significant global issues. These special observances unite communities, organizations, and nations in promoting essential causes, fostering dialogue, and working towards positive change. From human rights and environmental preservation to cultural diversity and health awareness, International Days serve as reminders of our shared responsibility to create a better world.

In competitive exams in Pakistan, candidates are often tested on their general knowledge, including topics related to national days of Pakistan as well as World Day in the form of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Aspirants preparing for exams conducted by various organizations such as PPSC, FPSC, NTS, ETEA , OTS, CSS, PMS, and others are required to have a good understanding of these days. 

January and February

04 JanWorld Braille Day
24 JanWorld Education Day
27 JanInternational Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
01 FebWorld Interfaith Harmony Week
02 FebWorld Wetlands Day
04 FebWorld Human Fraternity Day
06 FebDay of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
10 FebWorld Pulses Day
11 FebInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science
12 FebGlobal Day for the Prevention of Violent Extremism as and when Conducive to Terrorism
13 FebWorld Radio Day
17 FebGlobal Tourism Resilience Day
20 FebWorld Day of Social Justice
21 FebMother Language Day

March and April

01 MarchWorld Seagrass Day
United Nations Zero Discrimination Day
03 MarchUniversal Day for Ear and Hearing Loss
World Wildlife Day
05 MarchInternational Day for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Awareness
08 MarchInternational Women’s Day
10 MarchInternational Day of Women Judges
15 MarchInternational Day to combat Islamophobia
20 MarchWorld Happiness Day
French Language Day
21 MarchUniversal Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
World Poetry Day
World Nowruz Day
World Down Syndrome Day
World Forest Day
22 MarchWorld Water Day
23 MarchWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis Day
Universal Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights
25 MarchDay of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery
Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
30 MarchZero Waste Day
02 AprilWorld Autism Awareness Day
04 AprilMine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
05 April World Conscience Day
06 AprilUniversal Day of Sport for Development and Peace
07 AprilWorld Health Day
Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
12 AprilUniversal Human Space Flight Day
14 AprilWorld Chagas Disease Day
15 AprilWorld Art Day
20 AprilChinese Language Day
21 AprilWorld Creativity and Innovation Day
22 AprilInternational Mother Earth Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day
Spanish Language Day
English Language Day
24 AprilDay of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day
26 AprilInternational Delegates Day
Word Intellectual Property Day
World Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
27 AprilGlobal Day for Girls in ICT
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
30 AprilInternational Jazz Day

May and June

02 MayWorld Tuna Day
03 MayWorld Press Freedom Day
05 May Vesak Day
8 – 9 MayTime of Remembrance for those Who Lost Their Lives during the WWII
12 MayPlant Health Day
13 MayWorld Migratory Bird Day
15 MayFamilies Day
16 MayDay of Living Together in Peace
World Light Day
17 MayWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day
20 MayWorld Bee Day
21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
Universal Tea Day
22 MayBiological Diversity Day
23 MayInternational Day to End Obstetric Fistula
29 MayInternational Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
31 MayWorld No-Tobacco Day
01 JuneGlobal Day of Parents
03 JuneWorld Bicycle Day
04 JuneDay of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
05 June International Day against Illegal, Unreported & Unregulated fishing
World Environment Day
06 JuneRussian Language Day
07 JuneWorld Food Safety Day
08 JuneWorld Oceans Day
12 JuneWorld Day Against Child Labor
13 JuneAlbinism Awareness Day
14 JuneWorld Blood Donor Day
15 JuneWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day
16 JuneFamily Remittances Day
17 JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18 JuneSustainable Gastronomy Day
Countering Hate Speech Day
19 JuneUniversal Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
20 JuneWorld Refugee Day
21 JuneInternational Yoga Day
Celebration of the Solstice
23 JuneUnited Nations Public Service Day
Widows Day
24 JuneInternational Day of Women in Diplomacy
25 JuneSeafarer Day
26 JuneInternational Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
27 JuneMicro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day (World MSME Day)
29 JuneWorld Tropics Day
30 JuneWorld Parliamentarism Day
World Asteroid Day