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International Days List of 2024, Important Days Month-wise List

Important International Days 2024

International Days and weeks are celebrated to promote awareness of that specific day through actions taken by concerned Organizations and governments of the Countries. These events are commemorated by the United Nations specialised organisations, such as UNESCO, UNICEF, FAO, etc. when they relate to matters that lie under their purview and it needs special concern to preserve and protect.

Sometimes, some specific days are also declared by the Governments of the Countries which are mainly celebrated in that country for awareness. In this article, we covered all the International and National Days in 2024 which are celebrated every year.

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International Days List

Here is the complete International Days List Month-wise:

Date Day
1st January
  • English New Year,
  • Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
  • Global Family Day
  • World Peace Day
4th January World Braille Day
6th January World War Orphans Day
8th January African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)
10th January World Hindi Day
11th January Lal Bahadur Shastri’ Death Anniversary
12th January National Youth Day (Day of Swami Vivekanand’s Birth)
15th January
  • Army Day
  • Pongal
  • Makar Sankranti
23rd January Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose birthday
24th January
  • International Day of Education
  • National Girl Child day of India
25th January
  • India Tourism Day
  • National Voters Day
26th January
27th January
  • International Holocaust Day
  • International Day of Commemoration
28th January Birth Anniversary Day of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th January Data Protection day
30th January
  • Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
  • World Leprosy Eradication Day
1st February
  • Indian Coast Guard Day
  • World Interfaith Harmony Week, (1-7 February)
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th February
  • World Cancer Day
  • International Day of Human Fraternity
4th February National Day of Sri Lanka
6th February International Day for the Elimination of All Forms of Female Genital Mutilation
7th February International Development Week
10th February World Pulses Day
11th February
  • World Day of the Sick
  • International Day of the Girl and the Woman in Science
2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day
12th February Darwin Day
12th February Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13th February
  • Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
  • World Radio Day
14th February Saint Valentine’s Day
18th February Taj Mahotsav
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
22nd February World Scout Day
23rd February World peace and understanding day
24th February Central Excise Day
27th February World Sustainable Energy Day
28th February National Science Day
1st March
  • Zero Discrimination Day
  • World Civil Defence Day
  • World Seagrass Day
3rd March
4th March National Safety Day
8th March International Women’s Day
10th March
  • CISF Raising Day
  • International Day of Women Judges
13th March No Smoking Day (March’s Second Wednesday)
14th March
  • Pi Day
  • International Day of Action for Rivers
15th March
  • World Consumer Rights Day
  • International Day to Combat Islamophobia
16th March National Vaccination Day
18th March Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20th March
  • International Day of Happiness
  • World Sparrow Day
  • French Language Day
21st March
  • World Forestry Day
  • World Down Syndrome Day
  • World Poetry Day
  • The International Day to Abolish Racial Discrimination
  • International Day of Nowruz
22nd March World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24th March
  • World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
  • International Day for the Dignity of Victims and the Right to the Truth about Gross Human Rights Violations
25th March
  • International Day of Honor for Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade Victims
  • International Day in Support of Staff Detained and Missing
27th March World Theatre Day
1st April Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2nd April World Autism Awareness Day
4th April International Day for Mine Action and Mine Awareness
5th April
  • National Maritime Day
  • International Day of Conscience
6th April International Sport Day for Peace and Development
7th April
  • World Health Day
  • International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda
10th April World Homeopathy Day
11th April
  • National Pet Day
  • National Safe Motherhood Day
12th April World Day for Human Space Flight
13th April Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
14th April World Chagas Disease Day
17th April World Haemophilia Day
18th April World Heritage Day
20th April Chinese Language Day
21st April
22nd April World Earth Day
23rd April
  • World Book and Copyright Day
  • English Language Day
  • Spanish Language Day
24th April
  • National Panchayati Day
  • World Immunization Week, 24-30 April
  • International day of diplomacy and multilateralism for peace
25th April
  • World Malaria Day
  • International Delegate’s Day
26th April
  • World Intellectual Property Day
  • International Chornobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
28th April
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work,
  • World Veterinary Day
  • International Girls in ICT Day
  • International Jazz Day
1st May International Labour Day
2nd May World Tuna Day
3rd May World Press Freedom Day
4th May Coal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday) Mother’s Day
5th May World Portuguese Language Day
8th May
  • World Red Cross Day
  • Time of Reconciliation and Remembrance for Those Who Died in the 2nd World War
9th May Victory day
10th May International Day of Argania
11th May National Technology Day
12th May
  • International Nurses day
  • International Day of Plant Health
14th May World Migratory Bird Day
15th May International Day of the Families
16th May
  • International Day of Living Together in Peace
  • International Day of Light
  • Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon
17th May World Telecommunication Day & Day of Information Society
20th May World Bee Day
21st May
  • Anti-terrorism Day
  • International Tea Day
  • International Day for celebrating Cultural Diversity, Dialogue, and Development
22nd May International Day for Biological Diversity
23rd May International Day to Eliminate Obstetric Fistula
24th May Commonwealth Day
25th May Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories, (25-31 May)
29th May International Day of UN Peacekeepers
31st May World Anti-Tobacco Day
1st June World Milk Day

Global Parents Day

2nd June International Sex Workers Day

Telangana Formation Day

3rd June World Bicycle Day
4th June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5th June
  • World Environment Day
  • International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
6th June Russian Language Day
7th June
  • World Food Safety Day
  • International level crossing awareness day
8th June World Oceans Day

World Brain Tumour Day

12th June World Day Against Child Labour
13th June International Albinism Awareness Day
14th June World Blood Donor Day
15th June Global Wind Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

16th June International Day of Family Remittances
17th June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18th June
  • Autistic Pride Day
  • International Day for Countering Hate Speech
  • Sustainable Gastronomy Day
19th June
  • World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
  • World Sauntering Day
  • International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
20th June World Refugee Day
21st June
  • World Hydrography Day
  • International Yoga Day
  • World Music day
  • International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice
June (3rd Sunday) World Father’s Day
23rd June International Olympic Day

United Nations Public Service Day

International Widow’s Day

24th June International Day of Women in Diplomacy
25th June Day of the Seafarer
26th June
  • International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
  • United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
27th June Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day
29th June International Day of the Tropics
30th June
  • World Asteroid Day
  • International Day of Parliamentarism
1st July National Doctor’s Day,

National Postal Worker Day,

Chartered Accountants Day

2nd July World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday) International Day of Cooperatives
4th July American Independence day
6th July World Zoonoses Day
7th July World Kiswahili Language Day
11th July World Population Day
12th July World Malala day
15th July World Youth Skills Day
17th July World Day for International Justice
18th July Nelson Mandela International Day
20th July
  • International Moon Day
  • World Chess Day
25th July World Drowning Prevention Day
28th July
  • World Nature Conservation Day
  • World Hepatitis Day
29th July International Tiger Day
30th July
  • International Day of Friendship
  • World Day against Trafficking in Persons
1st August World Breastfeeding Week, (1-7 August)
2nd August International Friendship Day
3rd August Independence day of Niger
5th August Independence day of upper Volta
6th August Hiroshima Day
9th August International day of World’s indigenous people
9th August Quit India Day and Nagasaki Day
12th August International Youth day
14th August Independence Day of Pakistan
15th August Independence Day of India
19th August
  • World Photography day
  • World Humanitarian Day
20th August Sadbhavna Diwas
21st August International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
22nd August International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
23rd August International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29th August
  • National Sports Day
  • International Day against Nuclear Tests
30th August
  • Small Industry Day
  • International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
31st August International Day for People of African Descent
5th September
  • Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday),
  • Forgiveness day
  • International Day of Charity
7th September International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies
8th September World Literacy Day
9th September International Day to Protect Education from Attack
12th September United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
14th September Hindi day, World First Air Day
15th September
  • Engineer’s day in India
  • International Day of Democracy
16th September
  • World Ozone Day
  • International Day for Interventional Cardiology
17th September World Patient Safety Day
18th September International Equal Pay Day
21st September
  • Alzheimer’s Day
  • International day of peace
23rd September International Day of Sign Languages
25th September Social justice day
26th September
  • Day of the Deaf
  • International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
27th September World Tourism Day
28th September International Day for Universal Access to Information
29th September
  • World Maritime Day
  • International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
30th September International Translation Day
1st October International Day of the Older person
2nd October Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday,
International day of non-violence
3rd October
  • World Habitat Day,
  • World Nature day
4th October
  • World Animal Welfare Day
  • World Space Week, (4-10 October)
5th October World Teacher’s day
6th October World Wildlife day, World Food Security day
7th October World Cotton Day
8th October
  • Indian Air Force Day
  • World Migratory Bird Day
9th October World Post Office day
10th October
  • National Post Day
  • World Mental Health Day
11th October International Girl Child Day
12th October World Arthritis day
13th October UN International Day for National Disaster Reduction
14th October World Standards Day
15th October
  • World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
  • International Day of Rural Women
16th October World Food Day
17th October International day for the Eradication of Poverty
20th October World statistics day
24th October
  • United Nations Day,
  • World development information Day
  • Global Media and Information Literacy Week, (24-31 October)
  • Disarmament Week, (24-30 October)
27th October World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
30th October World Thrift Day
31st October
  • Rastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
    National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)
  • World Cities Day
1st November World vegan day
2nd November International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
5th November
  • World Radiography day
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day
6th November International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7th November Infant Protection day
World Cancer Awareness Day
9th November
  • World services day
  • International Week of Science and Peace, (9-15 November)
10th November
  • Transport Day
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development
13th November World Antibiotic Awareness Week, (13-19 November)
14th November
  • Children’s Day in India
  • Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
  • World Diabetes Day
15th November Day of 8 Billion
16th November
  • International day for Endurance
  • International Day for Tolerance
17th November
  • World Student Day
  • National Journalism Day
  • World Philosophy Day
18th November World Adult day
19th November
  • World Citizen Day
  • World Toilet Day
20th November
  • Africa Industrialization Day
  • World Children’s day
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
21st November
  • World Television day
  • World Fisheries day
25th November
  • World Non-veg day
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
26th November National Constitution Day of India and Law Day
29th November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30th November
  • Flag Day
  • Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
1st December World AIDS Day
2nd December
  • World Computer Literacy Day
  • International Day of Abolition of Slavery
3rd December
  • International Day of People with Disabilities
  • World conservation day
4th December
  • Navy Day
  • International Day of Banks
5th December
  • International volunteer day for economic and social development
  • World Soil Day
7th December
  • Armed Forces Flag Day
  • International Civil Aviation Day
9th December
  • The International day against corruption
  • International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
10th December Human Rights Day
11th December International Mountain day
12th December
  • International Day of Neutrality
  • International Universal Health Coverage Day
14th December International Energy day
18th December
  • International Migrants day
  • Arabic Language Day
19th December Goa’s liberation Day
20th December International Human Solidarity Day
23rd December Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
27th December International Day of Epidemic Preparedness
29th December International Bio-diversity day

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International Days FAQs

What is the theme of International day of Families 2022?

The theme of the International day of Families 2022 is "Families and Urbanization".

Which day is celebrated on 24 October?

The anniversary of the UN Charter's adoption in 1945 is commemorated on October 24 as United Nations Day.

What are the special days in May 2022?

List of Special Days in May 2022:
• 1st May - International Labour Day, Maharashtra Day, Gujarat Day
• 2nd May - World Tuna Day
• 3rd May - World Asthma Day and Press Freedom Day
• 4th May - Coal Miners Day
• 6 May - International No Diet Day
• 7 May - World Athletics Day

What is the special day on 22 August 2022?

Madras Day is celebrated annually on August 22 to celebrate the establishment of the city of Madras (now Chennai). Madras Day has been observed annually since 2004 and is marked through fairs, exhibitions, cultural festivals, etc.

When is World Literacy Day?

Every year on September 8, the world celebrates literacy day.

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