Important International Days: October

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1 October: International Day of Older Persons

2 October: International Day of Non-Violence

3 October (first Monday in October) World Habitat Day

5 October: World Teachers’ Day [UNESCO]

9 October: World Post Day

10 October: World Mental Health Day [WHO]

11 October: International Day of the Girl Child

13 October: International Day for Disaster Reduction

15 October: International Day of Rural Women

16 October: World Food Day [FAO]

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

20 October: World Statistics Day

24 October: United Nations Day

24 October: World Development Information Day

27 October: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

31 October: World Cities Day

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