Are you planning to raise funds for peace? This key dates calender will help you to plan your year. For more information, please call Jonathan Levy on 01925 581232 or email him at jonathan.levy@foundation4peace.org.

National / International Key Dates

January

  • 1 – New Year’s Day

February

  • 20 – World Day of Social Justice – #SocialJusticeDay
  • 21 – International Mother Language Day
  • 22 – World Thinking Day
  • 27 – World NGO Day – #WorldNGODay

March

April

  • 2 – International Children’s Book Day
  • 7 – World Health Day
  • 22 – Earth Day – #EarthDay
  • 23 – World Book Day

May

  • 1 – May Day or International Workers’ Day – #LaborDay and #LabourDay
  • 7 – World Aids Orphans Day
  • 15 – International Day of Families
  • 21 – World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development
  • 29 – International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

June

  • 1 – International Children’s Day
  • 4 – International Day of Innocent Children – victims of aggression
  • 5 – World Environment Day – #WorldEnvironmentDay
  • 16 – International Day of the African Child

July

  • First Saturday – International Day of Cooperatives
  • 7 – Anniversary of London 7/7 Bombing
  • 15 – World Youth Skills Day
  • 17 – Nelson Mandela International Day – #MandelaDay
  • 25 – Armed Forces Day
  • 30 – International Day of Friendship

August

September

  • 5 – International Day of Charity
  • 8 – International Literacy Day – #LiteracyDay
  • 11 – Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
  • 21 – International Peace Day – #PeaceDay

October

  • 5 – World Teacher’s Day – #WorldTeachersDay
  • 11 – International Day of the Girl Child – #DayOfTheGirl
  • 15 – International Day of Rural Women
  • 17 – International Day of Eradication of Poverty – #EndPovertyDay
  • 24 – World Development Information Day and United Nations Day

November

  • 16 – International Day of Tolerance – #ToleranceDay
  • 17 – World Peace Day
  • 17 – International Students Day
  • 19 – International Mens Day
  • 20 – Universal Children’s Day (UN) – #ChildrensDay
  • 21 – Anniversary of Birmingham Bombings

December

 

International / National Weeks:

February

  • 1st Week – National Storytelling Week
  • Around 2nd Week – Random Acts of Kindness Week
  • Around 3rd Week – Student Volunteer Week

June

  • Around 1st Week– Volunteers Week
  • 3rd Week – Small Charities Week

November

• 2nd Week – Trustees Week