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International Days in October

Happy October, everybody! Fall is here, no denying it anymore. I am two days late with this, I know, but I collected the international/world days in October to look out for, mostly UN observances, but also some funny ones. First of all, October is of course Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  October 1 was the International Day of Older Persons, while the 2 October, as Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, was the International Day of Non-Violence and this year also World Habitat Day (first Monday in October). 5 October is World Teachers’ Day. October 6 is World Smile Day, so don’t forget to smile and do an act of kindness this…

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World affairs to look out for in September

Happy September, everybody! As always, when September comes, I am half sad for my favorite season to be over, and half excited for all the programmes and events that come with fall. I thought I’d provide you with a round-up of what to expect this September in terms of world affairs. The post might be updated later as new events come to my knowledge and you are also welcome to suggest new additions! First off, there are two important international observances, 5 September is the International Day of Charity and 8 September is International Literacy Day. September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. On…

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