February World Days - List Of Important National & International Days


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February. LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. LGBT History Month provides role models, builds community, and makes the civil rights statement about our extraordinary national and international contributions. #LGBTHistoryMonthwww.gbthistorymonth.org.uk.

February 2. World Wetlands Day. Established to raise awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet, and was celebrated for the first time in 1997. Some of these benefits include: biologically diverse ecosystems that provide habitat for many species, serve as buffers on the coast against storms and flooding, and naturally filter water by breaking down or transforming harmful pollutant. #WorldWetlandsDay. www.worldwetlandsday.org.

February 4. World Cancer DayWorld Cancer Day is an international day marked to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008. #worldcancerda. www.cancerresearchuk.org.

February 6 - 12Children's Mental Health Week To encouraged schools across the UK to share our call to spread a little kindness with their pupils, families and staff, and to highlight the children who need mental health services but face a postcode lottery. #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek #BeingOurselves. www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk.

February 6. International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationFemale genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognised internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. #zerotolerance4fgm.  www.un.org/en/events/femalegenitalmutilationday.

February 6. Safer Internet Day. Will be celebrated globally with the slogan Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you. Join more than a thousand organisations across the UK to help inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. #SaferInternetDaywww.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018

February - 2nd SundayWorld Marriage Day. An observance sponsored by American organisation Worldwide Marriage Encounter, associated with the Catholic Marriage Encounter movement. Its purpose is declared to be: "World Marriage Day honours husband and wife as the foundation of the family, the basic unit of society. It salutes the beauty of their faithfulness, sacrifice and joy in daily married life. #World Marriage Day. http://wmd.wwme.org.

February 7 - 14. Marriage Week. Will be a week to focus on thinking ahead and planning your future together. Encouraging you to set five goals for your relationship for the next five years. Are there things you've been talking about together but never made a decision on? #marriageweekukhttp://marriage-week.org.uk.

February 11World Day of the Sick. An observation started by Pope John Paul II as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses. The day coincides with the commemoration of Our Lady of Lourdes, for all believers seeks to be a special time of prayer and sharing, of offering one's suffering. #worlddayofthesick. https://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/messages/sick.index.html.

February 11. International Day Of Women and Girls In Science. On this International Day, to urge commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their careers and longer-term professional advancement so that all can benefit from their ground-breaking future contributions. #WomenScienceDayhttp://womeninscienceday.org.

February 12. International Epilepsy Day is the international day for epilepsy. On Purple Day people come together to turn the world purple for epilepsy, by raising vital funds and awareness of the condition. www.epilepsy.org.

February 13World Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves, and why we need the radio today more than ever. #worldradioday. www.diamundialradio.org/home.

February 14World Cholangiocarcinoma Day. An international effort to raise much-needed awareness of cholangiocarcinoma, a devastating cancer that occurs in the bile ducts in or outside the liver. This poorly understood and under researched disease is increasing in incidence globally. collaboration is the way forward. #WorldCCADay. http://ammf.org.uk/cholangiocarcinoma.

February 17. Random Acts Of Kindness Day. A day to do random acts of kindness.  Doing something to brighten up someone's day, and help serve others. #RandomActsOfKindnessDay.

February 19. Student Volunteering Week. Aims to celebrate the impact of student volunteers and encourage students to engage in civic life. Student Hubs and the National Union of Students #StudentVolunteeringWeek. www.studentvolunteeringweek.org.

February 20World Day of Social Justice. A day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Many organizations, including the UN and the International Labour Office, make statements on the importance of social justice for people. #socialjusticehttps://glade.org/tag/world-day-of-social-justice.

February 21International Mother Language Day.  A worldwide annual observance held to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism. First announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999, it was formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in a resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages.#imld. http://www.un.org/en/events/motherlanguageday.

February 22World Scout Day - formerly - World Thinking Day, is celebrated annually by all Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. It is also celebrated by Scout and Guide organizations and some boy-oriented associations around the world. It is a day when they think about their sisters and brothers in all the countries of the world. #worldscouting. http://tut2learn.com/2015/02/world-scout-day.

February 23.  World Peace and Understanding Day. Sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat zone for humanitarian aid access. #worldpeace. https://thecitizenng.com/rotary-club-holds-world-peace-and-understanding-day.

February 23. Fuel Poverty Awareness Day The national day to highlight the pressing issue of fuel poverty and the importance of ensuring that vulnerable people have access to a warm, dry, safe home. Help support the fuel poor households throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. #FuelPovertyAwarenessDay. www.nea.org.uk/campaigns-policy/fuel-poverty-awareness-day.

February 28. National Science Day. Is celebrated in India on each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Sir C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. National science day is celebrated as one of the main science festivals in India every year during which students of the schools and colleges demonstrate various science projects and national and state science institutions demonstrate their latest researches. #NationalSciDayhttp://www.firstpost.com/india/national-science-day-raman-effect.

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