August International Days

Here are the August International Days per the UN along with some book recommendations to see what’s going on with those issues! I’ll be reposting the recommendations on the days, but this is a head start for planning your reading.

Also, don’t for get that it’s Women in Translation Month hosted by book blogger Meytal Radzinski at Biblio!

9 August

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples  (A/RES/49/214)

12 August

International Youth Day  (A/RES/54/120)

19 August

World Humanitarian Day  (A/RES/63/139)

21 August

International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism (A/RES/72/165)

22 August

International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief (A/RES/73/296)

23 August

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO]  (29 C/Resolution 40)

29 August

International Day against Nuclear Tests   (A/RES/64/35)

30 August

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances  (A/RES/65/209)

  • Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here by Karima Bennoune
  • Life in a Jar by Jack Meyer

I did miss, July which was unfortunate, but I also didn’t have any good recommendations for all but one day, so it is what it is.

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