30 Nov 2016
International Information Security Day has been celebrated every year since November 30, 1988 in order to raise awareness of the importance of security when providing data and of the risks associated with going online. Although this day was originally commemorated under the name Computer Security Day in the U.S., an Association for Computing Machinery initiative later expanded it to other countries with the name International Information Security Day.
18 Jul 2016
Nelson Mandela International Day is held on July 18. In November 2009 the United Nations General Assembly decided to set this day in honor of the former President of South Africa to coincide with the date of his birth. In the body’s resolution 64/13 Mandela’s values, his struggle for democracy, promoting human rights, equality and peace and great humanitarian work are recognized.