Important Dates

January 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 27 – International Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

February – Black History Month

February 20 – World Day of Social Justice

February 21 – International Mother Language Day

March 8 – International Women’s Day

March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

April 7 – World Health Day

April 17 – Equality Day

April 22 – Earth Day

May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia

June 20 – World Refugee Day

June 21 – National Aboriginal Day

June 26 – United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

August 9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 15 – National Acadian Day

September 15 – New Brunswick Human Rights Day

September 21 – International Day of Peace

October 1 – International Day of Older Persons

October 2 – International Day of Non-Violence

October 10 – World Mental Health Day

October 17 – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 18 – Person’s Day

October 24 – United Nations Day

November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20 – Universal Children’s Day

November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

December 2 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 10 – International Human Rights Day

December 17 – Anti-Bullying Day

December 20 – International Human Solidarity Day