Important dates 2021

27 January World Leprosy Day
28 January Data Protection Day

04 February World Cancer Day
14 February – 23 February Film and Water Festival
20 February World Day of Social Justice

08 March International Women’s Day
22 March World Water Day

07 April World Health Day
22 April Earth Day
27 April Dutch King’s Day

01 May International Workers’ Day
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity

01 June International Children’s Day
05 June World Environment Day
20 June World Refugee Day

01 July Keti Koti Dutch Remembrance and Celebration Day of Slave Trade Abolition

09 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
23 August International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

08 September International Literacy Day
16 September International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
21 September International Day of Peace

01 October International Day of Older Persons
02 October International Day of Non-Violence
03 October 70+ years of Dutch international (development) cooperation
15 October International Handwashing day Global Handwashing day
16 October World Food Day
24 October United Nations Day

16 November International Day for Tolerance
19 November World Toilet Day
20 November Universal Children’s Day

01 December World AIDS Day
03 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities