26 June every year: Aiming at the total eradication of torture
15 May every year: Raising awareness of those who refuse to participate in armed conflict.
3 May every year: Celebrating the principles of press freedom.
1 May every year: Celebrating the international labour movement.
10 December every year: Celebrating the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
18 October every year: Raising awareness of modern-day slavery and human trafficking.
17 October every year: Raising awareness of the need to eradicate poverty.
15 September every year: Encouraging the world’s governments to strengthen democracy.
8 September every year: Reminding us of the global importance of literacy.
30 August every year: Drawing attention to those who have been imprisoned without their friends or relatives knowing where or why.