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list of important days in 2018



International Day of Co-operatives

International Co-operative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance. Co-operatives around the world celebrate the day in various fashions and each year the organising institutions agree on a theme for the celebrations. On December 16, 1992, the United Nations General

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World Sports Journalists Day

World Sports Journalists Day is a global professional observance held on July 2. It was established by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) in 1994 to mark the 70th anniversary of its foundation. There are hundreds of thousands of sports fields on the planet, and some stunning events unfold there every hour. Thanks to journalists’

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Doctor’s Day

National Doctors’ Day is a day on which the service of physicians to the nation is recognized annually. Similar days have been declared in many other countries. It  is a big awareness campaign offering great opportunities to all to get aware about the roles, importance and responsibilities of the doctors. It is observed July 1st in

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International Joke Day

International Joke Day celebrated every year of July 1. While a lot of strife is going on in the world, everything is different on this day. The aim of the International Joke Day is to bring people to laugh by telling them jokes. A joke is understood as something spoken, written, or done, including aspects

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International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  is held annually on 26 June to speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world. This is a day on which we pay our respects to those who have endured the unimaginable. This is

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International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade.   The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed annually on 26 June, since 1988, a date chosen to commemorate Lin Zexu’s dismantling of the opium trade in Humen, Guangdong, just before the First Opium War in China.  The observance was instituted by General Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7

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Day of the Seafarer / International Maritime Organization

The purpose of the Seafarer  day is to give thanks to seafarers for their contribution to the world economy and the civil society; and for the risks and personal costs they bear while on their jobs. In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), decided to designate June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer

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United Nations Public Service Day

The UN General Assembly, in its resolution, designated 23 June as Public Service Day. Its celebrated around the world. The UN Public Service Day aims to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlight the contribution of public service in the development process; recognize the work of public servants, and encourage

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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day, international observance observed June 20th each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. On 4 December 2000, the United Nations General Assembly in Resolution 55/76 decided that, from 2001, 20 June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day. In this resolution, the General Assembly noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention

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Sunday Father’s Day

Father’s Day is observed on the third Sunday of June. It honors all fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and father figures for their contribution. It was created to complement Mother’s Day. It is not a federal holiday. So, Businesses will be open or closed based on the day of the week, Sunday. It is celebrated through cards,

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