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Celebrate Diverse Groups Diversity & Inclusion Calendar of Events in 2020

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, January 21, 2020

S No

Date/

Month

Global/US only/

EMEA only/APAC only

Event Title

Short description

Relevant URLs

1

Jan 4

Global

World Braille Day

 

Celebrating the birthday of Louis Braille and his method of writing words and music used by blind people around the world.

https://globaldimension.org.uk/calendar/

2

Feb 1

Global

World Interfaith Harmony Week

Spreading harmony and tolerance among followers of the three monotheistic faiths and all the worlds religions

 

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/world-interfaith-harmony-week/2020-02-01/

3

Feb 21

Global

International Mother Language Day

Promoting linguistic and cultural diversity.

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-mother-language-day/2020-02-21/

4

Feb

Global

LGBT History Month

Celebrating the lives and achievements of the LGBT community

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/lgbt-history-month/2020-02-01/

5

Feb

US

Black History Month

Recognise contributions of people of the African diaspora

 

6

Mar 8

Global

International Women's Day

 

 

7

Apr

Global

Autism Awareness Month

 

 

8

May 9

European

Europe Day

Celebrating the creation of the European Union

 

9

May 17

Global

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

 

 

Campaigning for a prejudice-free world

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-day-against-homophobia/2020-05-17/

10

Aug 19

Global

International Youth Day

Celebrating the experiences and voices of young people.

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-youth-day/2020-08-12/

11

May 21

Global

World Day for Cultural Diversity

 

Enhancing our understanding and acceptance of different cultures.

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/world-day-for-cultural-diversity/2019-05-21/

12

Sep 26

European

European Day of Languages

A day to celebrate languages and language learning.

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/european-day-of-languages/2020-09-26

13

Sep & Oct

US only

Hispanic Heritage month (Sep 15 - Oct 15 )

Recognise Positive Contributions of the Hispanic community to enrich the US society

 

14

Oct 10th

Global

World Mental Health Awareness day

Global reminder on the importance of acknowledging good mental health and supporting those with mental health needs

https://www.who.int/mental_health/maternal-child/en/

15

Oct 4

Global

International Dyslexia Awareness day

 

 

16

7-13 Oct

UK (Europe)

Dyslexia Awareness Week

 

Promote Dyslexia awareness through articles, interviews with successful professionals with Dyslexia

https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/support-us/awareness-events/dyslexia-awareness-week/daw-2019

17

Oct 13

 

World Sight Day

Raising awareness about the problems, prevention and treatment of blindness.

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/world-sight-day/2020-10-13

18

Nov 13-19

UK

Inter Faith Week

 

Aims to strengthen inter-faith relations and increase understanding.

 

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/inter-faith-week-scotland/2020-11-13/

19

Nov 14

Global

Global Entrepreneurship Week

 

A celebration of enterprise and entrepreneurial people.

 

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/global-entrepreneurship-week/2020-11-14/

20

Nov 16

Global

International Day of Tolerance

Encouraging respect, dialogue and cooperation among different cultures, civilizations and peoples.

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-day-for-tolerance/2020-11-16/

21

Nov 19

Global

International Men's Day

 

 

22

Dec 3

Global

International Day of People with Disability (UN sanctioned)

Promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations%27_International_Day_of_Persons_with_Disabilities

23

Dec 5

Global

International Volunteers Day

Celebrating the contribution and achievements of volunteers.

We all are volunteers at IAMCP:)

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-volunteer-day/2020-12-05/

24

Dec 18

Global

International Minorities Rights Day (UN sanctioned)

Increase awareness about the right of minorities to

· enjoy their own culture

· practise their own religion

· use their own language

freely and without any form of discrimination

https://web.archive.org/web/20120106024749/http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/minorities.htm

25

Dec 20

Global

International Human Solidarity Day

 

Developing a culture of solidarity and a spirit of sharing in order to achieve social justice and combat poverty

 

https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-human-solidarity-day/2019-12-20/

 

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