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World Day for Road Traffic Victims

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together...

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International Day for Tolerance

In 1996, the UN General Assembly (by resolution 51/95) invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, with activities directed towards both educational establishments and the wider public....

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

WHEN DOES WORLD DIABETES DAY TAKE PLACE? World Diabetes Day takes place on 14 November every year and is an official United Nations World Day. The date was chosen because it marks the birthday...

World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day

Established in 2009, World Pneumonia Day is marked every year on November 12th to: Raise awareness about pneumonia, the world’s leading killer of children under the age of five; Promote interventions to protect against,...