December World Days - List Of Important National & International Days

December Commemorative Days. International/World Observances in December. 
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December. Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month. Each year thousands of children are treated at hospitals for toy-related injuries. Most of these injuries affect children under the age of 15, and more than half are injured in the face. The majority of these injuries can be prevented. Before you make these purchases, it is critical to remember to consider the safety and age range of the toys.

December. National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. / Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. Devoted to preventing impaired driving crashes, alcohol related motor vehicle fatalities. #impaireddrivingpreventionmonth.

December 1. World AIDS Day. Dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. #worldaidsday.

December 1 - 7Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week Helping people understand the full impact of crohns and colitis sufferers and on children and their families. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are often viewed as'invisible illnesses. #Crohns. #Colitis.

December 2 The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. Marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others. #abolishslaverynow. #slaveryabolition.

December 3London Santa Dash. Clapham Common - London Santa Dash. In aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). To make children’s experience at hospital as stress free as possible this Christmas. #londonsantadash

December 3. International Day of Persons with DisabilitiesIt aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all parts of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities. #IDPWD

December 4 - 10. National Influenza Vaccination Week. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides an opportunity for public health professionals, health care professionals, health advocates, communities, and families from across the country to work together to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. #nivw#vaccinationnation.

December 4 - 10. National Hand Washing Awareness Week. To spread hand washing awareness and not germs, Why it's important, and how to do it right. #nhwaw. #handwashingawareness.

December 5 World Soil Day. A call for greater attention to the pressing issues affecting soils, including climate change, antimicrobial resistance, soil-borne diseases, contamination, nutrition and human health. #WorldSoilDay.

December 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development. An international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer organizations and individual volunteers to make their  their contributions visible. #ivd. #internationalvolunteerday.

December 9. International Anti-Corruption Day To promote and strengthen measures to prevent and combat corruption more efficiently and effectively, and to facilitate and support international cooperation and technical assistance in the prevention of and fight against corruption, promote integrity, accountability and proper management of public affairs and public property. #anticorruption.

December 9. World's Biggest Sleep-out. Sleep In The Park. To help raise money for the homeless. Thousands of people, including celebrities and politicians, are doing for one very cold night what thousands more do every night. Sleep rough.

December 10 Human Rights Day. In 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights  Marked both by high level political conferences and meetings and by cultural events and exhibitions dealing with human rights issues. #humanrightsday.

 December 15. Local Charities Day. To highlight the work of small charities that are making remarkable differences in their communities. It will also shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes and celebrate the commitment of those amazing volunteers who devote their time. #LocalCharitiesDay.

December 18 International Migrants Day. The deteriorating conditions surrounding the movement of migrants and refugees children, women and men who have fled their homes amid the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis across the world today, and the alarming increase in the related death toll.  #internationalmigrantsday. #migrantscontribute.

December 20 International Human Solidarity DayThe General Assembly, on 22 December 2005  identified solidarity as one of the fundamental and universal values that should underlie relations between peoples in the Twenty-first century. It also aims to remind people on the importance of solidarity in working towards eradicating poverty#internationalhumansolidarityday. #humansolidarityday.

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