Public Issues Calendar 2019

 Public Issues Calendar 2019  updated 04/12/2018  Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, JPIT cannot take responsibility for the content of these websites, which may not necessarily reflect the views of JPIT. Inclusion in this calendar is not an indication of endorsement.

18–25 January Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
21 January  Martin Luther King Jr Day (holiday in USA) 
27 January  Holocaust Memorial Day   
27 January  World Leprosy Day 
17 February Racial Justice Sunday
20 February World Day of Social Justice aljusticeday/
25 Feb–10 Mar Fairtrade Fortnight 
1 March  World Day of Prayer and
3 March  Church Action on Poverty Sunday–
8 March International Women’s Day
22 March World Water Day
25 March UN International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade mbranceday/

28 April  International Workers’ Memorial Day
12–18 May  Christian Aid Week
2 June  Environment Sunday
17–23 June  Refugee Week
20–30 June (tbc) Refugee Festival Scotland  http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.o tival_scotland
26 June  International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

23 August UNESCO International Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 74
1 Sept–4 Oct Creation Time and
8 September Ability Sunday        ttps://

8 September Education Sunday (England and Wales) me/Resources/Education_Sunday/E ducation_Sunday.aspx 
17–23 September World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel
22 September  Peacemaking Sunday (UN International Day of Peace—21 September) and
29 Sept–5 Oct Good Money Week 

6 October Homeless Sunday https:      //
13 October Freedom Sunday
13–19 October Prisons Week (England and Wales)
13–20 October Week of Prayer for World Peace
21–28 October One World Week
24 October United Nations Day

10 November  Remembrance Sunday
10–17 November Interfaith Week
17 November  World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
17 November  International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians
17–24 November Prisoners’ Week Scotland
19 November World Toilet Day
25 Nov–10 Dec 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

1 December  World Aids Day
10 December  Human Rights Day day/ 
18 December International Migrants Day  

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