AFRICAN VIEWS EVENTS & OBSERVANCES

African Views organization aims to provide opportunities to ask and answer the most critical questions and provide you, and our audience worldwide, with information that empowers you through understanding. Therefore all African Views events are designed and organized to fulfill these aims.

The African Views Organization celebrates parallel events of the United Nations' observances. It also celebrates the African Union and National Observances with a creative event design of its own. Some of the African Views Events are as follows:


UN Observances

AU Observances

US Observances


JANUARY

January 15: Martin Luther King's Day

It is observed on the third Monday of January each year.

January 24: International Day of Education

FEBRUARY

February: US National Observance of African History in America

February 1–7: World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 2: African World Interfaith Harmony Day

February 4: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation –

February 6: Bob Marley Day

February 16: United Nations' Observance of Commission for Social Development

February 21: International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance held on February 21 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism.

February 22: World Thinking Day https://www.wikiwand.com/en/World_Thinking_Day

MARCH

March 1: Zero Discrimination Day [UNAIDS]

March 3: World Wildlife Day

March International Women's Day

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 14 days from 2nd week of March

March 20: International Day of Happiness

March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21: World Poetry Day (UNESCO)

March 22: World Water Day

March 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

APRIL

7-April 7: International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

April 7: World Health Day [WHO]

April 20: Chinese Language Day (Chinese)

April 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22: International Mother Earth Day

April 25: International Delegate's Day

April 25: World Malaria Day [WHO]

April 25: International Girls in ICT Day [ITU]

April 30: International Jazz Day (UNESCO)

MAY

May 3: World Press Freedom Day (UNESCO)

May 15: International Day of Families

May 16: International Day of Living Together in Peace

May 16: International Day of Light [UNESCO]

May 17: World Telecommunication and Information Society

May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

May 25: The African Union Day

JUNE

June 1: Global Day of Parents

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5: World Environment Day

June 7: World Food Safety Day

June 12: World Day Against Child Labour

June 13: International Albinism Awareness Day

June 15: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 17: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 18: Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 19: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 21: International Day of Yoga

June 23: United Nations Public Service Day

June 25: Michael Jackson Ultimely Departure

JULY

July 6: International Day of Cooperatives (first Saturday in July)

July 11: World Population Day (UNDP decision 89/46 15, A/RES/45/216)

July 15: World Youth Skills Day

July 17: World Prayers for Peace – Interfaith/Intercultural Harmony and Ancestral remembrance

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day - Truth and Reconciliation

July 19: African and Caribbean Countries Stock Exchanges Forum presentation to global investors

July 21: Underwriting of the Royal Institute of African Cultures and Traditions by the Founding fathers

July 30: International Day of Friendship


AUGUST

August 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

August 12: International Youth Day

August19: World Humanitarian Day

August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO

SEPTEMBER

September 5: International Day of Charity

September 8: International Literacy Day (UNESCO)

September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day [WHO]

September 12: United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

September 21: International Day of Peace

September 27: World Tourism Day

September 28: International Day for Universal Access to Information

September 30: International Translation Day

OCTOBER

October 1: International Day of Older Persons

October 2: International Day of Non-Violence

October 5: World Teachers' Day [UNESCO]

October 7: World Habitat Day October 7 (first Monday in October)

October 10: World Mental Health Day [WHO]

October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

October 15: International Day of Rural Women

October 16: World Food Day [FAO]

October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 20: World Statistics Day

October 24: United Nations

October 24: World Development Information Day

October 27: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (UNESCO 33/C/Resolution 53) 27-Oct

October 31: World Cities Day

NOVEMBER

November 2: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

November 10: World Science Day for Peace and Development (UNESCO)

November 16: International Day for Tolerance (UNESCO)

November 17: World Toilet Day

November 20: Africa Industrialization Day

November 20: Universal Children's Day

November 21: World Television Day

November 21: World Philosophy Day (UNESCO November 21 (third Thursday in November)

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (

DECEMBER

December 1: World AIDS Day

December 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 5: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social

December 6: World Soil Day

December 9: International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

December 9: International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10: Human Rights Day

December 11: International Mountain Day

December 12: International Mountain Day

December 21-January 7: Holiday


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Spirit of the Dragon
Tribute and Legacy of Bruce Lee - Annual Cultural Harmony Programs

Commission on the Status of Women Anti-Violence Against Women Act (AVAWA)

Gender Harmony
Women Advancement Movement together with Men's support

Legacy of Suffragettes

SDG Education programs for children

Cultural Exchange program for children and youth

Campaign Against Child Labor

African World Interfaith Harmony
(World Interfaith Harmony Week)

Dignity of Rural Women Global Corporate Social Responsibility
Annual Conference

Medical /Health facilitation

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Cultural Harmony 2018

2nd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Historic Truth & Reconciliation
Dr. W.E.B. Dubois & Marcus Garvey

2nd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Trade & Investment
Caribbean & Africa Stock Exchanges

Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
World Prayers for Peace

UN Observance
Emancipation

Prayers and Meditation for Peace & Prosperity

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Interfaith Harmony 2018

2nd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Prayer meditations

World Cultural Diversity Day

Word Cultural Diversity
Forum on Traditional Medicine

The New World Economy

1st Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
African Union

Launch of Gender Harmony with UN Department of Public Information

4th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity 2019 Summit

4th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
world prayers for Peace

4th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
2019 Mandela Day

4th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity

the Ark of Return Prayers

4th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Trade & Investment Conference

4th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
African Art Restitutions
Brooklyn Museum

Telemedicine Conference
Science & Technology - Africa & Italian Cooperation

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity

Forgiveness and Unity

Environment and Animal Right Advocacy in partnership with Chinese Moviemakers- When Africa meets you.

ACE Program for Children
Pioneering project for connecting classrooms between Africa and the America

Cultural Harmony program
Pioneering project on world traditional string instrument orchestra

Transformative strategies for cultural sustainability and cultural harmony Social studies class on Ndebele Cultures

Responding to the educational needs and Engaging Rural Children in Africa

African Union launches ECOSSOC in Washington DC

Forum on New Slavery and human abuses in Libya at the UN in Geneva

Breaking Cultural Barriers at the Uganda House

56th UN Commission for Social Development 2018

UN Youth Conference in New York with African Youth Attendees

62nd CSW
Adopt AVAWA forum at the Nigeria House

Blockchain at the United Nations

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Ted Weiss Federal Building

African Views with the National Park Service

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
International Attendees

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Haiti Stock Exchange

Deliberation of Scholars on the Declaration of the Royal Institute of Global African Cultures & Traditions

3rd Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
The Ooni of Ife Great speech and Ambassador Tijjani, New York

Pan African Unity Dialogue (PAUD)
The Institute of the Black World 21st Century, New York

Pan African Council of Traditional & Customary Authorities
Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire

International Colloquium on Reparations by INOSAAR, APRGE, and AHRC, UK in Porto Novo, Rep of Benin

Youth Initiatives in Cotonou, Benin

Hip Hop Honorary Chieftaincy at eh Apolo theater, Harlem, New York

Conference on Council of Traditional Rulers in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Council of African Traditional Rulers Conference Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

1st Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
African Union Ambassador Tete Antonio, Ambassador Tony Bossa, Chairman William Verdone, 2016

Spirit of Peace & Prosperity The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan, Adeyeye Ojaja II
first US tour of the Yoruba Obas

African Cultural Exchange for Children
Schools across, New York and New Jersey


5th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity

The ARK and the Royal African Institute

5th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Annual World Prayers for Peace

5th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Mandela Day- Truth & Reconciliation

5th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
Trading and Investment

5th Spirit of Peace & Prosperity
African Arts and Culture

Osu Mantse
Accra Ghana

The Royal Institute of Global African Cultures and Traditions with Gregory Kiss

Traditional Performances at the Osu Mantse

Traditional Chieftaincies of the
Dwenase Traditional District of Ghna