Important Days of April

Important Days

Important Days of April

World Autism Awareness Day: 02 April 2018

Theme: Empowering Women and Girls with Autism

Designated by: UN General Assembly

International Mine Awareness Day: 04 April 2018

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

Theme: Advancing Protection, Peace and Development

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace: 06 April 2018

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

World Health Day: 07 April 2018

Designated by: World Health Organisation

Theme: Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere

International Day of Human Space Flight: 12 April 2018

Designated by: UN General Assembly

World Haemophilia Day: 17 April 2018

Designated by: World Federation of Haemophilia

Theme: Sharing Knowledge Makes us Stronger

International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day): 18 April 2018

Designated by: UNESCO

Theme: Cultural Heritage for Generations

International Mother Earth Day: 22 April 2018

Designated by: UN General Assembly

Note: Earth Day was first observed in 1970 in the United States and it went global in 1990. The same day it was adopted by the UN in 2009 as the International Mother Earth Day.

UN English Language Day: 23 April 2018

Designated by: UN Dept of Public Information

Significance: Birthday of William Shakespeare

World Malaria Day: 25 April 2018

Designated by: World Health Organisation

Theme: Malaria Prevention: Ready to beat malaria

World Intellectual Property Day: 26 April 2018

Designated by: World Intellectual Property Organisation

Theme: Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity

World Day for Safety and Health: 28 April 2018

Designated by: International Labour Organisation

Theme: Occupational safety health – Vulnerability of young workers