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Important european events of the year

    • 20 may 2017

      European Night of Museums

    • More than 3000 events all around France and Europe for the 13th edition of the European Night of Museums.
    • 21 may 2017

      World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

    • In 2001 UNESCO has adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, and a year later, in December 2002, the General Assembly of the United Nations, as of its resolution 57/249, establishes May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development


    • 22 may 2017

      International Day for Biological Diversity

    • Every year, people all around the world celebrate biodiversity on what’s called the “International Day for Biological Diversity”. The main purpose of the day is to raise awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues.
    • 23 may 2017

      European Obesity Day

    • The DGs of Health and Food & Environment have since 2010 tackled together the problems related to obesity in the EU countries.
    • 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.

    • 5 june 2017

      Denmark's National Holiday

    • Amongst the European revolutions that began in 1848, King Frederick VII accepted the principle of a constiutional monarchy in 1849. The first Danish liberal Constitution was signed on 5 June, 1849 and became Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag). Unlike most countries Constitution Day is marked by political meetings rather than any sort of military ceremony.
    • 6 june 2017

      Sweden National Day

    • Since 1983, the national day is fixed on June 6th. This date celebrates two events: the anniversary of Gustav Vasa's proclamation king of Sweden on June 6th, 1523 (who ended the Danish domination in Sweden) and the adoption of the new constitution on June 6th 1809. This new constitution is symbol of a reaffirmation of the Swedish civic values of freedom and right(law): as the freedom of religion, press and expression.
 

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    • 5 september 2017

      International Day of Charity

    • The United Nations calls on its member states, specialized agencies, and other international and regional organizations, and civil society as well, to be part of the International Day of Charity, and to encourage charity by raising awareness through educational activities.
    • 10 september 2017

      World First Aid Day

    • Since 2000, a growing number of national offices of the Red Cross and Red Crescent take part every second Saturday of September in the World First Aid Day celebrations.