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Apr 2 2017
Remember Day
: World Autism Awareness Day
Purpose :To raise awareness about children with autism throughout the world.
Organization: UN Theme: Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination

Apr 4 2017
Remember Day
: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Purpose :To raise awareness about landmines and progress toward their eradication Organization: UN Theme: Needs driven. People Centered

Apr 5 2017
Remember Day
: National Maritime Day
Purpose :To commemorate the maiden voyage of the first Indian Vessel 'S. S. Loyalty' owned by M/s. Scindia Steam Navigation Company from Mumbai to London on 5th April 1919.

Apr 6 2017
Remember Day
: International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Purpose :To promotes healthy lifestyles and emphasizes the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) focus on giving as many people as possible access to sport. Organization: UNOSDP Campaign:#WePlayTogether.

Apr 7 2017
Remember Day
: World Health Day
Purpose :To celebrate the founding of the World Health Organization, the world’s leading health organisation, on 7 April 1948.
Organization: WHO
Theme: Depression: Let's Talk'.

Apr 8 2017
Remember Day
: International Romani Day
Purpose :to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people.
Organization: UN

Apr 10 2017
Remember Day
: World Homeopathy Day
Purpose : : To honour the Father of Homeopathy System of medicine Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.
Organization: WHO

Apr 11 2017
Remember Day
: National Safe motherhood day
Purpose :To create awareness on proper healthcare and maternity facilities to pregnant and lactating women.
Organization: GOI

Apr 12 2017
Remember Day
: International Day of Human Space Flight
Purpose :To remembers the first human space flight on
 

April 12, 1961.
Organization: UN

April 14 2017

Remembered Day: Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar – 126th Birth Anniversary Organization: GOI

Apr 17 2017
Remember Day
: World Hemophilia Day
Purpose : To create awareness for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, which also serves to raise funds Organization: WFH Theme: Hear their voices.

Apr 18 2017
Remember Day
: World Heritage Day
Purpose :To raise public awareness about the diversity and vulnerability of theworld's built monuments and heritage sites and the efforts required to protect and conserve them.
Organization: UNESCO
Theme: Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism

Apr 20 2017
Remember Day
: Chinese Language Day
Purpose : To pay tribute to CangJie, a mythical figure who is presumed to have invented Chinese characters about 5,000 years ago Organization:UNESCO
 

Apr 21 2017
Remember Day
: Civil Services Day
Purpose : To re-dedicate and re-commit themselves to the cause of the people.
Organization:GOI Theme: Making New India

Apr 22 2017
Remember Day:
World Earth Day
Purpose :To demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Organization: UN Theme:Environmental & Climate Literacy

Apr 23 2017
Remember Day
: World Book and Copyright Day
Purpose :To promote reading, publishing and copyright.
Organization: UNESCO

April 24 2017
Remembered Day
: National Panchayati Day
Purpose: The day marks the passing of Constitution[73rd Amendment]Act 1992 , that came into force from 24th of April 1993.
Organization: India

Remembered Day:World Lab Animal Day
Purpose: To marked the birthday of former NAVS president Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding.
Organization:National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS)
 

April 25 2017
Remembered Day
: World Malaria Day
Purpose: To recognise the global efforts to control malaria. It is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria control and elimination.
Organization: WHO Theme:End malaria for good

Apr 26 2017
Remember Day
: World Intellectual Property Day
Purpose :To raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life and to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe
Organization: WIPO
Theme: Innovation – Improving Lives

Remember Day: International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
Purpose :To commemorates the explosion at the Ukraine's Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986
Organization:UN
 

Remember Day: World Day for Safety and Health
Purpose :To promotes the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally.
Organization:ILO
Theme: Optimise the collection and use of OSH data
 

Apr 29 2017
Remember Day
: International Dance Day
Purpose :To attract the attention of the wider public to the art of dance
Organization: UNESCO

Remember Day: International Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
Purpose :To pay a tribute to the victims of chemical warfare and to discourage the world to prohibit the use of chemical weapons.
Organization: UN

Apr 30 2017
Remember Day
: International Jazz Day
Purpose :To promote peace,dialogue among various cultures,diversity,eradicating discrimination,respect of human dignity, promotion gender equality and individual expression.
Organization: UNESCO

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