Dates for your global calendar
Here are some global dates for the final few weeks of term and beyond - click on the links to find further information. Don't forget to order your free Global Wallplanner to keep up with global dates for next school year!
Looking ahead to London 2012, we've drawn together a few suggested resources and activities around the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games - as well as a nice little feature on Olympic national anthems.
02 July - Oxfam Water Week (England and Wales) - Learning about, and taking action on, issues of water vulnerability
03 July - Asalha Puja / Dharma Day - Day celebrating the beginning of the Buddha's teaching
07 July - International Day of Co-operatives - Highlighting the contribution made by co-operatives across the world
11 July - World Population Day - A time to reflect on population trends and related issues
20 July - Ramadan begins - Start of the Muslim month of fasting
09 August - International Day of the World's Indigenous People - Celebrating the lives of indigenous people, and drawing attention to the loss of rights they often face
19 August - World Humanitarian Day - Recognizing and appreciating humanitarian workers worldwide
19 August - Eid-ul-Fitr - Marking the end of Ramadan
23 August - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade - A day of remembrance for those who suffered as slaves
29 August - International Day Against Nuclear Tests - Raising awareness about the effects of global nuclear weapon tests
30 August - International Day of the Disappeared - Drawing attention to those imprisoned without their friends or relatives knowing where or why
Next issue of The Globe
Our next issue will be sent out in September and will include resources about food and the Millennium Development Goals. Have a great summer!