International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disability is to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. Each year the UN announces a theme to provide an overarching focus on how society...

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

Chemical weapons used during World War I (WWI) resulted in >100,000 deaths and a million casualties, but were fortunately not used on the European battlegrounds in WWII. Particularly with the threat of nuclear war, many countries had come to realise the significant...

World Toilet Day

4.2 billion people — over half the world’s population — lack safe sanitation. 3 billion people — 40% of the world’s population — live without basic handwashing facilities with soap and water available at home. 800 children die each...

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...