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Mar 1 2017
Remember Day: Zero Discrimination Day
Purpose :To create awareness to people from all corners of the world, about the evil consequences of discrimination, to celebrate diversity, and to reject discrimination.
Organization: UNAIDS Theme: Make Some Noise For Zero Discrimination

Remember Day: World Civil Defence Day
Purpose :To commemorates the entry into force of the ICDO Constitution as an intergovernmental organisation in 1972.
Organization: ICDO
Theme: Together with civil defence against disasters

Mar 3 2017
Remember Day
: :World Wildlife Day
Purpose :To raise awareness of the World's flora and fauna.
Organization: UNGA
Theme: Listen to the young voices
 

Remember Day: National defence day
Purpose :To commemorate in the memory of Pakistan's successful defence against India that marked the ceasefire in the 1965 war
Organization: India
 

Remember Day: World Hearing Day
Purpose : Topromote hearing since its pronouncement in 2007.
Organization: WHO
Theme:“Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment”

Mar 4 2017
Remember Day
: National Security Day
Purpose :To praise the work of security forces, who plays a major role in maintaining peace and security of the people in India.
Organization: India

Mar 4-10 2017
Remember Day: National Safety Week
Purpose :To renewing the commitment of employees and general public to work safely throughout the year.
Organization: NSC
Theme: Keep Each Other Safe
 

March 5 2017
Remember Day
:101st birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik

Mar 8 2017
Remember Day
: International women’s day
Purpose : To celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greaterequality. Organization:IWD & NGOs
Theme: Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.

Mar 92017
Remember Day
: World Kidney Day
Purpose :To create awareness among the people globally, about the importance of the kidneys and also to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated healthissues.
Organization: WHO
Theme: Kidney Disease and Obesity: Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys

Mar 132017
Remember Day
: Commonwealth Day
Purpose :To come together and celebrate its values and diversity.
Organization:Commonwealth Nations
Theme: A peace-building Commonwealth

Mar 15 2017
Remember Day
: World Consumer Rights Day
Purpose :To promote the basic rights of all the consumers, to demand that those rights are respected and protected.
Organization: WCRD Theme: Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust

Mar 162017
Remember Day: Indian American Appreciation Day
Purpose :to honour Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla who was killed in an apparent hate crime on February 22, 2017.
Organization: USA

Mar 172017
Remember Day
: World Sleep Day
Purpose :To celebrate the benefits of good and healthy sleep and to draw society attention to the burden of sleep problems and their medicine, education and social aspects

Organization: WASM Theme:Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life

Mar 20 2017
Remember Day: World Sparrow Day
Purpose :To create awareness of the house sparrows and other birds to the rapidly changing environments, and of threats to their populations. Theme: Rise for the SPARROW – Experience the power of One

Remember Day: International Day of Happiness
Purpose :To recognised happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth
Organization: UN

Mar 21 2017
Remember Day
: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Purpose :Aims to remind people of racial discrimination's negative consequences. It also encourages people to remember their obligation and determination to combat racial discrimination.
Organization: UN Theme: Racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration

Remember Day: World Down syndrome Day (WDSD)
Purpose :To raise public awareness and create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Downsyndrome.
Organization: WHO Theme: “MY Voice My Community”

Remember Day: International Day of Forests
Purpose :To raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and of trees outsideforests
Organization: UN, FAO
Theme: Forests and energy

Remember Day: World Poetry day Purpose :To promote thereading,writing,publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world Organization: UNESCO Remembered Day: International Day of Nowruz
Purpose: To celebrates the start of the Persian spring festival March 21 ever year. It occurs on or around the time of the Marchequinox. Organization: UN

Mar 22 2017 Remember Day: World Water Day
Purpose :To create awareness among the people about the importance of conservation of this valuable finite resource for the future generations. Organization: UN
Theme:Why Waste water?

Mar 23 2017 Remember Day: World Meteorological Day
Purpose :To support the all the countries by providing meteorological services related to natural disasters, climate andwater.
Organization: UN,WMO
Theme: 'Understanding Clouds'

Remember Day:Martyrs day
Purpose:86th death anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar
Organization: GOI

Mar 24 2017 Remember Day: World Tuberculosis Day
Purpose :To create awareness to the public about the dreadful tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.
Organization: UN, WHO
Theme: Unite to End Tuberculosis

Remembered Day: International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims Purpose: To promote the importance of the right to truth and justice.
Organization: UN

March 25 2017
Remembered Day: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Purpose: It honors the lives of those who died as a result of slavery or experienced the horrors of the transatlantic slave trade. It is also an occasion to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice.
Organization: UN
Theme:Remember Slavery: Recognising the Legacy and Contributions of People of African Descent

Remembered Day: International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing StaffMembers Purpose: Date is the anniversary of the abduction of Alec Collett, a journalist who died while working for the UN. Organization: UN

Mar 25 2017 Remember Day: Earth Hour
Purpose :To create awareness for global warming and Earth Hour is a global campaign with a simple message to switch off non-essential lights for one hour
Organization: WWF Time: From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m
Theme:Highlight Climate Action

Mar 26 2017
Remember Day
: 47th Independence Day of Bangladesh

Mar 27 2017
Remember Day
: World Theatre Day
Purpose : To figure of world stature shares his or her reflections on the theme of Theatre and a Culture of Peace Organization: International Theatre Institute (ITI)

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