Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day marks the adoption in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or...

World AIDS Day

World Aids Day is to fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. AIDS is the late stage of HIV infection that occurs when the body’s immune system is badly damaged because of the...

World Kindness Day

Introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, World Kindness Day is observed in many countries, including Australia, Canada, India, Italy, Nigeria, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdowm. The funders are David Jamilly and Louise Burfitt-Dons....

International Translation Day

International Translation Day is to pay tribute to the work of language professionals in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security. Transposition of a...

World Maritime Day

International shipping, transporting more than 80 per cent of global trade, is the most efficient and cost-effective method of international transportation for most goods. It is dependable and a low-cost means of transporting goods globally, and facilitates commerce...