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World Environment Day in Moscow by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

October 9 is World Post Day! "Traditional letter-post services still account for the majority of postal revenues but Posts can benefit from the globalization of mail exchanges in other ways. They should seize the opportunities offered by e-commerce……industry-watchers predict that e-commerce sales will surpass the trillion-euro mark in 2013."- Edouard Dayan, Director-General of the Universal Postal Union

19 August is World Humanitarian Day. "We honour the heroic aid workers who rush bravely to help people in need. We remember their sacrifices, and we recognize the millions of people who count on humanitarian workers for their very survival," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Read his message in full: Find out about #HumanitarianHeroes at #WHD2014

Tuesday is World Book and Copyright Day — let’s celebrate the power of books & help all people access them These photos show celebrations from Bangkok — World Book Capital 2013.