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November 1 , 2017
Remember Day:World Vegan Day
Purpose :The benefits of veganism for humans, animals and the natural environment are celebrated through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting potlucks and planting memorial trees
Organization: About Vegan Society

November 5 , 2017
Remember Day: World Tsunami Awareness Day
Purpose : November 5 was chosen as World Tsunami Awareness Day in honour of the Japanese story of “Inamura-no-hi”, meaning the “burning of the rice sheaves”.
Organization: UN

November 6 , 2017
Remember Day:International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Purpose :To reduce the damage from conflicts and protect the natural resources that are crucial for sustainable development
Organization: UNGA

November 8 , 2017
Remember Day:World Radiology Day
Theme : Emergency Radiology
Purpose : An annual event promoting the role of medical imaging in modern healthcare
Organization: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists

November 9 , 2017
Remember Day: Uttarakhand 17th formation day.
Purpose : Uttarakhand was formed on 9th November 2000 as the 27th state. It was separated from Uttar Pradesh.
Remember Day: Legal Service Day
Purpose : To offer help and support to the weaker and poor group of sections of people which may be women, disabled persons, Scheduled Tribes, children, Scheduled Castes, human trafficking victims and natural calamities victims
Organization: Supreme Court of India

November 10 , 2017
Remember Day: World Science Day for peace and development
Theme :‘Science for Global Understanding’.
Purpose : to renew the national, as well as the international commitment to science for peace and development and to stress the responsible use of science for the benefit of society.
Organization: UNESCO

November 11 , 2017
Remember Day: National Education Day
Purpose :To mark the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India
Organization: GOI

November 12 , 2017
Remember Day: Public Service Broadcasting Day
Purpose : In the memory of the first and only address by Mahatma Gandhi on All India Radio (AIR) on November 12 in 1947, this day was announced as a Public Service Broadcasting Day.
Organization: All India Radio (AIR)
Remember Day: World Pneumonia Day
Purpose : To raise awareness about pneumonia, promote methods to protect against pneumonia, prevent and treat pneumonia and generate action to fight pneumonia.

November 13 , 2017
Remember Day: World Kindness Day
Purpose : To highlight good deeds in the community, focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness that binds us.

November 14 , 2017
Remember Day: World Diabetes Day
Theme : ‘Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future’
Purpose :This day marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922 Organization: International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO)
Remember Day:, Children’s Day
Theme :‘Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future’
Purpose :It is celebrated on 14 November every year on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
Organization: GOI

November 16 , 2017
Remember Day: World Philosophy Day
Purpose : The Dvaita Philosophy Resource Centre (DPRC), Manipal University, celebrated the World Philosophy Day , 2017 with a special seminar. The seminar was on “The intellectual duties of the King: An Indian perspective”.
Organization: UNESCO Remember Day:International Day for Endurance or Tolerance Purpose :To generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance Organization: UNESCO
Remember Day: National Press Day
Purpose : To ensure that if the press maintain the high standards expected from this powerful medium and also that it was not affected by the influence or threats of any extraneous factors.
Organization: Press Council of India

November16– 20 , 2017
Remember Day: Child Rights Week ‘Hausla , 2017
Purpose :Child Rights Week by WCD Ministry by hosting an Inter CCI Festival for the children who reside in Child Care Institutions (CCIs)
Organization: Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD)

November 17 , 2017
Remember Day: International Students Day
Purpose : This day marks the anniversary of the 1939 Nazi storming of the University of Prague after demonstrations against the killing of Jan Opletal and the occupation of Czechoslovakia, and the execution of nine student leaders, over 1200 students sent to concentration camps, and the closing of all Czech universities and colleges
Organization: International Union of Students

November 19 , 2017
Remember Day: World Toilet Day
Theme : Wastewater
Purpose :To create awareness about necessity of sanitation and making it a global development priority
Organization: World Toilet Day

Remember Day:National Integration Day
Purpose : To mark the birth anniversary of the first woman prime minister of the India, Indira Gandhi,also known as the Quami Ekta Divas

Remember Day:International Men’s Day
Theme :Celebrate Men and Boys’
Purpose :Objectives of International Men’s Day include a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models

Remember Day: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Theme :‘2020 Target: reduce road fatalities AND serious injuries by 50%’.
Organization: European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR)

November 20 , 2017
Remember Day:Universal Children’s Day
Theme : It’s a #KidsTakeOver
Purpose :To promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.
Organization: UNICEF

Remember Day:Africa Industrialization Day
Theme : “African Industrial Development: A Pre-Condition for an Effective and Sustainable Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)”.
Purpose :To raise global awareness of the challenges faced by the African continent with regard to industrialization.
Organization: UNGA

November 19 – 25 , 2017
Remember Day: “Qaumi Ekta Week” (National Integration Week)
Purpose :foster and reinforce the spirit of Communal Harmony, National Integration and pride in vibrant, composite culture and nationhood
Organization: National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH)

November19-25 , 2017
Remember Day: Communal Harmony Campaign and Fund Raising Week
Theme :“This is done to promote Communal Harmony and National Integration.
Organization: This is done to promote Communal Harmony and National Integration.

November 21 , 2017
Remember Day:World Fisheries Day
Theme :“2022 KaHaiSapna … Kisan Ki Aay Ho Dugna – Sankalp Se Siddhi”.
Organization: World Forum of Fish Harvesters & Fish Workers Remember Day:World Television Day
Purpose :To commemorate the date on which the first World Television Forum was held in1996
Organization: UNGA

November 25 , 2017
Remember Day: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Purpose :To raise awareness of the fact on women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence etc
Theme :‘Leave no one behind: end violence against women and girls’.
Organization: UNGA

November 26 , 2017
Remember Day:Constitution Day
Purpose :Constitution Day also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India Organization: Law Commission of India and NITI Aayog

November 29 , 2017
Remember Day:International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Purpose :The date of 29 November was chosen because on that day in 1947, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 181 (II), which came to be known as the Partition Resolution
Organization: UNGA

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