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October 2014

Spirit Day

October 17

On October 17 wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth.

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World Food Day (FAO)

October 16
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Family Farming is the focus of World Food Day 2014 The 2014 World Food Day theme – Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth” – has been chosen to raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farmers. It focuses world attention on the significant role of family farming in eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, in particular in rural areas. The UN…

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National Coming Out Day

October 11

Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or as an ally.

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World Mental Health Day

October 10

Every year on 10th of October, The World Health Organization joins in celebrating the World Mental Health Day. The day is celebrated at the initiative of the World Federation of Mental Health and WHO supports this initiative through raising awareness on mental health issues using its strong relationships with the Ministries of health and civil society organizations across the globe. WHO also develops technical and communication material and provides technical assistance to the countries for advocacy campaigns around the World…

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International Day of Older Persons

October 1
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On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.

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September 2014

Bisexual Pride Day

September 23
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International Day of Peace

September 21
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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19
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International Talk Like A Pirate Day is celebrated in more than 40 countries worldwide. It is a fun day that involves people talking like pirates. Some people dress in pirate costumes as well. It is celebrated among fans in countries such as Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. International Talk Like a Pirate Day receives media attention closer to and around September 19 each year. Some communities work with organizations such as Childhood Cancer Support and Marie…

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Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)

September 9 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrates the birthday of Ganesh, God of success and one of the major Hindu deities. He is invoked at the beginning of all new undertakings.

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June 2014

Ramadan (Islam)

June 28
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