Advocacy Calendar

January

11   Human Trafficking Awareness Day

February

March

8     International Women’s Day
9     Freedom Sunday (Not For Sale Anti-Trafficking Campaign)
22   World Water Day; see also UN Water

April

15   Global Day of Action on Military Spending (on or near Tax Day in U.S.)
21-24  Ecumenical Advocacy Days (varies each year)
22   Earth Day

May

Immigrant Rights Sunday (first Sunday in May)

June

20   World Refugee Day (UN)

July

27   Korea Armistice Day (see Korea Peace Treaty Campaign)

August

6      Hiroshima Day of Remembrance
9      International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (UN)

September

21   International Day of Peace and International Day of Prayer for Peace
18-24  World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (varies each year)
28   American Indian Ministry Sunday

October

1      World Communion Sunday (always first Sunday in October)
13    Indigenous People’s Day (“Columbus Day”)
11    International Day of the Girl
12-19  Churches Week of Action on Food (Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance)
16-22  Breaking the Silence/Congo Week
16   World Food Day
24   Food Day (USA)
24   United Nations Day (anniversary of the UN Charter)

November

19   World Toilet Day
25   International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women

December

1     World AIDS Day
10   Human Rights Day (anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
18   International Migrants Day (UN)


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