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Important european events of the year

    • From 1 january 2017 to 31 december 2017

      Aarhus ( Denmark ) and Paphos ( Cyprus ) - European cultural capitals

    • The European Capitals of Culture initiative is designed to:

      • Highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe
      • Celebrate the cultural features Europeans share
      • Increase European citizens' sense of belonging to a common cultural area
      • Foster the contribution of culture to the development of cities
    • 6 april 2017

      International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    • International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is an opportunity to highlight the contribution of sport to the achievement of the Millennium regarding development.


      It also promotes the idea that sports help to ensure peace and development and also the contribution of sports to create a climate of tolerance and understanding.

    • 18 april 2017

      International Day for Monuments and Sites

    • The theme of the year is “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism”. It was chosen in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

    • 23 april 2017

      World Book and Copyright Day

    • 23 April is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors, such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.

 

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    • 31 may 2017

      World No Tobacco Day

    • Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

      The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is "Tobacco – a threat to development."

    • 1 june 2017

      Global Day of Parents

    • This day pays tribute to the devotion of parents, their engagement and the sacrifices they made in order to ensure the future of their children.
    • 5 june 2017

      World Environment Day

    • World Environment Day aims to inspire more people than ever before to take action to prevent the growing strain on planet Earth’s natural systems from reaching the breaking point.