Annual Departmental Events observed by Ministries/Departments

Date Event Ministry/Department
January Drug Awareness Month National Drug Prevention Unit
January 4-H District Local Leaders Meeting Education and Human Resource Development
January 15 Numeracy Workshop West Education and Human Resource Development
January 22 Numeracy Workshop East Education and Human Resource Development
January 29 Numeracy Workshop North Education and Human Resource Development
January 25 International Customs Day Customs and Excise Division
January 25-29 Health and Family Life Education Awareness Education and Human Resource Development.
February Communicable Diseases Awareness Campaign Health Promotion Unit
February Sexually Transmitted Infections Month Health Promotion Unit
February 4 World Cancer Day Health Promotion Unit
March Tuberculosis Awareness Month Health Promotion Unit
March 22 World Water Day Environmental Coordinating Unit
March 22-26 Tax Awareness Week Inland Revenue Division
March 31 Due Date for Filing Income Tax Returns Inland Revenue Division
April 22 Earth Day Environmental Coordinating Unit
May 22 International Day for Biodiversity Environmental Coordinating Unit
May 27-28 Grade 6 National Assessment Examination Education and Human Resource Development
July 3 President's Charities Dance President's Office
June 1 Beginning of Hurricane Season Office of Disaster Management
June 5 World Environmental Day Environmental Coordinating Unit
June 17 Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Environmental Coordinating Unit
June 21-27 Drug Awareness Week National Drug Prevention Unit
June 26 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking National Drug Prevention Unit
July 11 World Population Day Environmental Coordinating Unit /Statistical Division
August 9 International Day of the World Indigenous People Environmental Coordinating Unit
August 1 Breast and Infant Feeding Day Health Promotion Unit
August 3-9 Cancer Prevention Week Health Promotion Unit
October Mental Health Awareness Month Health and Environment
October 5-23 Grade 2 National Assessment Education and Human Resource Development
October 12-30 Grade 4 National Assessment Education and Human Resource Development
October 10 Mental Health Awareness Day Health and Environment
October 12 National Beach Cleaning Day Environmental Coordinating Unit
October 24 United Nations Day Environmental Coordinating Unit
November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Social Services Community Development and Gender Affairs

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