Appendix III

Important World Dates

January 1—World Peace Day

February 2—World Wetland Day (In 1971, on this day, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance was signed)

March 8—United Nations Day for Women’s Rights & International Peace also known as International Women’s Day.

March 21—World Forestry Day and International Day for racial discrimination.

March 22—World Water Day (UNDP)

March 23—World Meteorology Day (WMO)

April 7—World Health Day (In 1948, on this day, the World Health Organization (WHO) was constituted).

April 22—Earth Day

May 1—Labour Day

May 3—World Press Freedom Day

May 15—International Day of Families

May 31—World No Tobacco Day (WHO)

June 5—World Environment Day (In 1972, on this day the Stockholm Conference ...

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