Monday, September 7, 2009
The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution back in May that designates April 22 as "International Mother Earth Day." Click here to read a copy of A/Res/63/278 (2009).
Other upcoming U.N. dates to note include these (from a World Health Organization Calendar, so this isn't all of the holidays but just those relating to health):
TOMORROW -- Tuesday, September 8, is International Literacy Day.
Monday, September 21, is the International Day of Peace.
Thursday, September 24, is World Heart Day.
Thursday, October 1, is the International Day of Older Persons.
Sunday, October 11, is World Mental Health Day.
Friday, October 16, is World Food Day.
Saturday, November 14, is World Diabetes Day.
Tuesday, December 1, is World AIDS Day.
Thursday, December 3, is the International Day of Disabled Persons.