Advocacy Calendar

Advocacy Calendar

January 2022

11   Human Trafficking Awareness Day
18-25  Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

February 2022

March 2022

2     Ash Wednesday
4     World Day of Prayer (first Friday in March)
8     International Women’s Day
22   World Water Day

April 2022

7     World Health Day
15   Global Day of Action on Military Spending (on or near Tax Day in U.S.)
17   Easter
22   Earth Day
24-26  Ecumenical Advocacy Days (varies each year)

May 2022

1    Immigrant Rights Sunday (first Sunday in May)
7    World Fair Trade Day
15  Nakba Day

June 2022

20   World Refugee Day
26   International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

July 2022

27   Korea Armistice Day (see Korea Peace Treaty Campaign)

August 2022

6      Hiroshima Day of Remembrance
9      International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
14    Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula (see Korea Peace Treaty Campaign)
19    World Humanitarian Day

September 2022

18-25  World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (third week of September)
21       International Day of Peace

October 2021

3     World Communion Sunday (always first Sunday in October)
11   International Day of the Girl
11   Indigenous People’s Day (“Columbus Day”)
16   World Food Day
17-23  Breaking the Silence/Congo Week (always third week in October)
24   United Nations Day (anniversary of the UN Charter)

November 2021

19   World Toilet Day
25   International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
28   First Sunday of Advent

December 2021

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