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Global Observances 2025

This page contains a calendar of all 2025 observances instituted by the United Nations and its agencies, and recognised in countries across the world. In most cases, these dates are set to the same date each year. Therefore only the day of the week on which they fall changes.

4 FebTueWorld Cancer Day
13 FebThuWorld Radio Day
20 FebThuWorld Day of Social Justice
21 FebFriInternational Mother Language Day
3 MarMonWorld Wildlife Day
8 MarSatInternational Women's Day
20 MarThuInternational Day of Happiness
21 MarFriWorld Poetry Day
21 MarFriWorld Down Syndrome Day
21 MarFriInternational Day of Nowruz
21 MarFriInternational Day of Forests
22 MarSatWorld Water Day
23 MarSunWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarMonWorld Tuberculosis Day
2 AprWedWorld Autism Awareness Day
7 AprMonWorld Health Day
22 AprTueInternational Mother Earth Day
23 AprWedWorld Book and Copyright Day
25 AprFriWorld Malaria Day
26 AprSatWorld Intellectual Property Day
28 AprMonWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
29 AprTueInternational Dance Day
30 AprWedInternational Jazz Day
3 MaySatWorld Press Freedom Day
15 MayThuInternational Day of Families
17 MaySatWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day
22 MayThuInternational Day for Biological Diversity
29 MayThuInternational Day of UN Peacekeepers
31 MaySatWorld No-Tobacco Day
1 JunSunGlobal Day of Parents
5 JunThuWorld Environment Day
8 JunSunWorld Oceans Day
14 JunSatWorld Blood Donor Day
16 JunMonDay of the African Child
17 JunTueWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
20 JunFriWorld Refugee Day
21 JunSatInternational Day of Yoga
23 JunMonInternational Widow's Day
26 JunThuInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture
30 JunMonInternational Asteroid Day
5 JulSatInternational Day of Cooperatives
11 JulFriWorld Population Day
12 JulSatMalala Day
15 JulTueWorld Youth Skills Day
18 JulFriNelson Mandela International Day
28 JulMonWorld Hepatitis Day
30 JulWedInternational Day of Friendship
9 AugSatInternational Day of the World's Indigenous People
12 AugTueInternational Youth Day
19 AugTueWorld Humanitarian Day
29 AugFriInternational Day against Nuclear Tests
8 SepMonInternational Literacy Day
10 SepWedWorld Suicide Prevention Day
15 SepMonInternational Day of Democracy
21 SepSunInternational Day of Peace
27 SepSatWorld Tourism Day
28 SepSunWorld Rabies Day
29 SepMonWorld Heart Day
1 OctWedInternational Day of Older Persons
2 OctThuInternational Day of Non-Violence
5 OctSunWorld Teachers' Day
6 OctMonWorld Habitat Day
9 OctThuWorld Post Day
9 OctThuWorld Sight Day
10 OctFriWorld Mental Health Day
11 OctSatInternational Day of the Girl Child
13 OctMonInternational Day for Disaster Reduction
16 OctThuWorld Food Day
17 OctFriInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty
24 OctFriWorld Development Information Day
24 OctFriUnited Nations Day
27 OctMonWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
29 OctWedWorld Stroke Day
10 NovMonWorld Science Day for Peace and Development
12 NovWedWorld Pneumonia Day
13 NovThuWorld Kindness Day
14 NovFriWorld Diabetes Day
16 NovSunInternational Day for Tolerance
16 NovSunWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
20 NovThuWorld Philosophy Day
20 NovThuUniversal Children's Day
20 NovThuAfrica Industrialization Day
21 NovFriWorld Television Day
1 DecMonWorld AIDS Day
2 DecTueInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3 DecWedInternational Day of Persons with Disabilities
5 DecFriWorld Soil Day
7 DecSunInternational Civil Aviation Day
9 DecTueInternational Anti-Corruption Day
10 DecWedHuman Rights Day
11 DecThuInternational Mountain Day
18 DecThuInternational Migrants Day
20 DecSatInternational Human Solidarity Day