October International Days

I got a little bit of a late start this month, but here are some books to familiarize and celebrate the October International Days!

1 October

International Day of Older Persons  (A/RES/45/106)

2 October

International Day of Non-Violence  (A/RES/61/271)

5 October

World Teachers’ Day  [UNESCO]  (27 C/INF.7)

5 October (first Monday of October)

World Habitat Day  (A/RES/40/202 A)

9 October

World Post Day  (UPU/1969/Res.C.11)

10 October

World Mental Health Day [WHO]

10 October (second Saturday of October)

World Migratory Bird Day  [UNEP]

11 October

International Day of the Girl Child  (A/RES/66/170)

13 October

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (A/RES/64/200)

15 October

International Day of Rural Women  (A/RES/62/136)

16 October

World Food Day  [FAO]  (A/RES/35/70)

17 October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  (A/RES/47/196)

20 October (every five years, beginning in 2010)

World Statistics Day (A/RES/69/282)

24 October

United Nations Day  (A/RES/168 (II); A/RES/2782 (XXVI))

24 October

World Development Information Day  (A/RES/3038 (XXVII))

27 October

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage  (UNESCO 33/C/Resolution 53)

31 October

World Cities Day  (A/RES/68/239)

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