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Important european events of the year

    • 19 may 2017

      European Neighbours' Day

    • The 16th edition of Neighbours' Day was an International success and since its launch in Paris in 2000, the festival continues to rise and in fact it has far exceeded the European borders. The party is now celebrated around the world by millions of people – 1450 partner cities, housing organizations and associations are participating in over 36 countries with more than 30 million participants.
    • 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.
 

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    • 1 may 2017

      International Workers' Day

    • The date was chosen to commemorate the strike in the McCormick factories in Chicago on May 4, 1886 for the legal establishment of the 8 working hours day.
    • 3 may 2017

      Polish National Day

    • The Polish National Day takes place on May 3 in honor of the first Constitution of this country which was adopted on 3 May 1791. The Polish constitution was written by the bourgeois and nobles of the four years diet under the rule of the last king of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Stanislas II.

      This constitution was the first constitution voted in Europe. It covered many essential points to reform the institutions and organize the life of the Polish people:

      - it recognized rights to farmers

      - it keeps the hereditary monarchy and its executive power

      - it declared the political rights of representatives

      - it limited the size of the standing army

      - it imposed land management.

      Since then, the 3rd May has become a yearly holiday celebrating the adoption of the Polish constitution.

    • 18 may 2017

      European Maritime Day

    • This day was celebrated for the first time on May 20th, 2008. Every year, this day gives place to activities of raising awareness(sensitization).