Important Days and Themes-September 2021
Sep 1 – National Nutrition Week
National Nutrition Week 2021 is celebrated in India from 1st September to 7th September.
The aims of Nutrition Week 2021 is to spread awareness among people about the importance of having good nutrition and eating habits.
The theme for National Nutrition Week 2021 is ‘feeding smart right from start’.
Sep 2 – World Coconut Day
World coconut day is celebrated on September 2, 2021.
World Coconut Day 2021 is observed around the world to emphasize the importance and benefits of this fruit. It creates awareness about how it can be preserved and grown.
Theme is “Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond.”
Sep 5 – International Day of Charity
International Day of Charity is observed every year on September 5th.
It was Introduced by United Nations which aims to bring everyone together in supporting charitable causes.
this day promotes the act of giving charity which might help the weaker sections of the society to overcome deadly diseases, protecting children, imparting education, providing food security, etc.,
Sep 5 – National Teachers Day
Teachers Day is celebrated as a tribute to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and all teachers around the world.
Sep 8 – International Literacy Day
International Literacy Day was founded by UNESCO to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights.
Sep 8 – World Physical Therapy Day
World Physical Therapy Day is observed on the 8th of September Every year. Physiotherapists play an important role to keep the people fit and well.
Physiotherapists help to maintain and restore maximum movement of the body and physical function.
Sep 10 – World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)
International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) organized the World Suicide Prevention Day and it is observed on September 10th.
This day promotes creating positivity and facilitating an open discussion on mental health at home, at school, in the workplace, etc.
It seeks professional help in difficult situations.
Sep 10 – National Forest Martyrs Day
National Forest Martyrs day is celebrated to pay tribute to the jungles, forests, and wildlife across India.
This day promotes the importance of saving forests and the need to conserve them for well-being.
Sep 14 – World First Aid Day
Second Saturday of September is observed as World First Aid Day every year.
This day promotes the importance of first aid training and its accessibility to saves the lives of the people who are in need.
Sep 14 – Hindi Diwas
Hindi Diwas 2021 is celebrated to raise awareness about the language. It is celebrated annually on September 14. The Constituent Assembly of India had, in 1949, recognized and adopted Hindi — an Indo-Aryan language written in the Devanagari script — as the official language of the country.
Sep 15 – Engineer’s Day (India)
Engineers Day 2021 is celebrated to mark the birthday of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
Sep 15 – International Day of Democracy
International Democracy Day 2021 Theme is observed on September 15th. This day is adopted on Sep 15, 1997, by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which is an international organization of national parliaments. Democracy day is observed to raise the importance of freedom, respect for human rights, and the right to vote for a person they desire to.
Sep 16 – World Ozone Day
World Ozone Day is celebrated to raise awareness among the people about its depletion and the need to preserve it. The ozone layer is a smooth layer of gas found in the stratosphere that absorbs the ultraviolet rays from the sun.
Sep 17 – World Patient Safety Day
World Patient Safety Day was established by the 72nd World Health Assembly. This day is observed to save the patients from unnecessary risks during the delivery of women. Point of care services should be done with an effective approach.
Sep 18 – World Bamboo Day
To conserve and promote the bamboo industry and bamboo plantation, World Bamboo day 2021 is celebrated.
Sep 21 – International Day of Peace (UN)
International Day of Peace is celebrated to promote peace between the countries and humans.
It was established in the United Nations resolution, where all people should promote peace within the well beings and make a culture of peace.
Sep 21 – World Alzheimer’s Day
World Alzheimer’s Day aims to raise awareness about the cause and severity of Alzheimer’s disease.
It is a degenerative brain condition that leads to depleted memory and cognitive conditions. We all should work together and exchanges best practices for dementia.
Sep 22 – Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer patients)
This World Rose Day 2021 is observed for the welfare of cancer patients aims to promote joy and positivity in their lives.
It gives them the courage to overcome this deadly disease and giving hope to them.
Sep 22 – World Rhino Day
World Rhino Day 2021 is celebrated to make people aware of the importance of rhinos. It specifies the need to safeguard them and they are at their endangered level. These animals help in keeping balance in our ecosystem.
Sep 23 – International Day of Sign Languages
International Day of Sign Languages 2021 is observed on September 23rd. This day promotes the significance of sign languages to communicate for the people who are unable to hear.
Sep 25 – World Pharmacists Day
Pharmacists play a major role in our lives. Their service and support to the medical system are very essential. To pay tribute to their efforts and services, we are celebrating World Pharmacists Day 2021.
Sep 25 – Antyodaya Diwas
Important Days in September 2021 with themes pdf (Sep 25) – Antyodaya means the rise or development of the economically weaker and backward class people till the last end of the society. This World Antyodaya Day is celebrated every year on September 25th to commemorate the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay who gave the slogan of Antyodaya.
Sep 26 – World Contraception Day
World Contraception Day is celebrated on September 26th every year to improve awareness about contraception. World Contraception Day 2021 promotes family planning and contraceptive methods that are safe and preferred.
Sep 26 – World Maritime Day
World Maritime Day 2021 is celebrated to promote the importance of shipping and security. It focuses on the maritime environment, safety, and shipping. Every year on September 26th, World Maritime Day is celebrated.
Sep 26 – World Rivers Day
This World River Day 2021 commemorates the values of rivers and the need to conserve them. Rivers are highly degraded due to pollution, industrial development, and climate change. Our livelihood is dependent on these rivers. It is our responsibility to safeguard these rivers and make them pollution-free.
Sep 27 – World Tourism Day
Important Days in September 2021 with themes pdf (Sep 27) – World Tourism Day 2021 is celebrated to promote the importance of traveling. United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced September 27th as World Tourism Day.
- The color of World Tourism Day is Blue.
- The theme of World Tourism Day 2021 – ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth‘.
Extra Shots on World Tourism Organization (UNWTO):
- Head Quarters – Madrid, Spain.
- Secretary-General – Zurab Pololikashvili (Georgia)
Sep 28 – World Rabies Day
World Rabies Day 2021 is celebrated to raise awareness among the people about this disease and its cause. Rabies is contracted through all mammals and especially wild animals. World Rabies Day aims to control and prevent this disease.
- To commemorate the anniversary of the death of Louis Pasteur, World Rabies Day is adopted
- Louis Pasteur has developed the first efficacious rabies vaccine with the collaboration of his colleagues.
- World Rabies day 2021 Theme is ‘Rabies: Facts, not Fear‘
Sep 28 – International Day for Universal Access to Information
International Day for Universal Access to Information 2021 also known as (Access to Information Day) is celebrated annually. UN General Assembly also adopted 28 September as the International Day for Universal Access to Information. This day focuses on the right to seek, receive and impart information globally and everyone has the right to it.
- International Day for Universal Access to Information had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002.
- At the 74th UN General Assembly which was held on 28 September, International Day for Universal Access to Information was adopted.
Sep 29 – World Heart Day
World Heart Federation created World Heart Day to raise awareness among the people about cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its warning signs and how to control it.
The main causes of this disease are lack of exercise, smoking, and a poor diet. We should be aware of this so that we can help the persons who are suffering and negate its impacts.
- World Heart Federation, along with World Health Organization (WHO), announced the establishment of World Heart Day, in 1999.
- It further added that earlier (till 2011), World Heart Day was celebrated on the last Sunday of September, with the first celebration taking place on 24 September 2000.
- World Heart Day 2021 Theme is ‘Harnessing the power of digital health to improve awareness, prevention, and management of CVD globally’.
Sep 30 – International Translation Day
International Translation Day is celebrated every year on September 30th every year in the remembrance of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators. The translation is very important to understand the technologies, morals, or any other significant thing that should be known to the people and they should understand it easily.
Sep 20-26 – International Week of Deaf
Important Days in September 2021 with themes pdf (Sep 20-26) – Every year, last Sunday of September the International week of deaf begins. International Week of Deaf 2021 is celebrated between September 20th and 26th of September 2021. It is an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and was first launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy to commemorate the month when the first World Congress of the WFD was held. The theme of 2021 IWD is “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities”.