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Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 19th March 2020.

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Can you list how many national or international awareness/celebration 'days' were acknowledged or marked via GLA communication channels in 2019?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Below is a table detailing the national or international awareness/celebration 'days' acknowledged or marked via the Mayor of London, London Gov, and London Assembly social media channels in 2019.

Mayor of London

London Gov

London Assembly

January

New Year

New Year

New Year

Pongal

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

London Air Ambulance's 30th birthday

National Obesity Awareness Week

Holocaust Memorial Day

February

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

Fizz Free February

World Cancer Day

Safer Internet Day

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Time to Talk Day

Heart Unions Week

Beginning of Syrian Civil Unrest

Ash Wednesday

March

Purim

St Patrick's Day

International Women's Day

Holi

World Down Syndrome Day

St Patrick's Day

Anniversary of the Westminster terrorist attack in March 2017

Nowruz

Transgender Day of Visibility

Mother's Day

Mother's Day

International Women's Day

World Oral Health Day

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Social Prescribing Day

Anniversary of the Westminster terrorist attack in March 2017

World Down Syndrome Day

Birthday of the World Wide Web

Ash Wednesday

St David's Day

Isra abd Mi'raj

Transgender Day of Visibility

April

Passover

Vaisakhi

Stephen Lawrence Day

Vaisakhi

London Schools History Day

Lesbian Day of Visibility

Easter

St George's Day

1999 London nail bombing attacks

St George's Day

Real Nappy Week

1999 London nail bombing attacks

Vaisakhi

International Labour Organization World Day for Health and Safety at Work

Orthodox Christian Easter

Lesbian Day of Visibility

Immunisation Week

Stephen Lawrence Day

Tamil New Year

National Stalking Awareness Week

International Roma Day

Autism Awareness Week

Palm Sunday

Maundy Thursday

Good Friday

Easter Sunday

Vaisakhi

May

Ramadan

May Day

Firefighter Memorial Day

Anniversary of Manchester Arena terrorist attack

London History Schools Day

Ramadan

1994 Rwandan Genocide

Ramadan

Europe Day

Dementia Action Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Vesak Day

Walk to School Week

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Bank Holiday

Mental Health Awareness Week

Dementia Action Week

International Nurses Day

May Day

Europe Day

Yom Ha Shoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)

Firefighters Memorial Day

International Workers' Day

Eid al-Fitr

Africa Day

June

Armed Forces Day

Eid

Eid

Windrush Day

Windrush Day

D Day

Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day

National Fish and Chips Day

World Refugee Day

Maths Week

Grenfell anniversary

Anniversary of Finsbury Park Mosque attack

Creativity and Wellbeing Week

National Refill Day

Gypsy, Roma & Traveller History Month

Bring Your Dog To Work Day

Grenfell anniversary

Armed Forces Day

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Tower Bridge birthday

Pan-London Youth Day

Windrush Day

Bike Week

Anniversary of Finsbury Park Mosque attack

Tech Week

Father's Day

D Day

London Bridge attack anniversary

World Environment Day

Take Your Dog to Work Day

Small Charities Week

Volunteers' Week

Rathayathra

Refugee week

Adult learner's week

International Humanist Day

Father's Day

Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

July

7/7 Day of Remembrance

National Park City

Pride

Black Pride

Climate Action Week

7/7 Day of Remembrance

Pride

Africa Writes 2019

1212 Great Fire of London anniversary

International Busking Day

African Fashion Week

Big Ben's birthday

World Hepatitis Day

World Emoji Day

Climate Action Week

Black Pride

Anniversary of Srebrenica

Dharma Day

August

Africa Fashion Week

Slavery Remembrance Day

International Beer Day

Cycle to Work Day

Book Lovers Day

A Level Results Day

Eid al-Adha

Night Tube birthday

Anniversary of the Marchioness disaster

Slavery Remembrance Day

Bank Holiday

GCSE Results Day

European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinsim and Nazism

Eid al-Adha

September

Rosh Hashanah

Car Free Day

Organ Donation Week

Car Free Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Rosh Hashanah

World Alzheimers Day

Amigo Month

London Fashion Week

9/11 anniversary

World Suicide Prevention Day

999 Day

International Day of Peace

South Africa Day

October

Diwali

Diwali

Diwali

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Halloween

Yom Kippur

Black History Month

Black History Month

Hate Crime Awareness Week

UN Day Eradication of Poverty

World Mental Health Day

Restart A Heart Day

Ladbroke Grove rail crash anniversary

UN Day of the Girl

World Mental Health Day

World Homeless Day

Nigerian Independence Day

International Older People's Day

Sukkot

Gandhi's birthday

National Coming Out Day

London Challenge Poverty Week

Navratri

Somali Week

November

Diwali

National Tree Week

Remembrance Sunday

Guru Nanak's 550th Birthday

Living Wage Week

Armistice Day

National Youth Work Week

London Flood Awareness Week

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

Remembrance Sunday

National Youth Work Week

Mitzvah Day

Diwali

HIV Test Week

Equal Pay Day

Interfaith Week

Living Wage Week

National Lottery 25th Anniversary

Transgender Day of Remembrance

National Tree Week

White Ribbon Day

London Flood Awareness Week

Band Choor Divas

St Andrew's Day

Croydon tram disaster anniversary

December

Chanukah

Chanukah

Christmas

Christmas

Human Rights Day

New Year

World Aids Day

International Day of Disabled Persons

Local Charities Day