In this series of articles, we highlight and expound on the global development agenda. We do this by providing insight on important global events occurring in the upcoming month which focus on development in all countries around the world. Today, we present some important global events in the month of July.Why commemoration days about global events are importantToday, information about global events spread through social media and the world-wide-web at a terrifying speed. More terrifying is the way technology is fast changing to make even more information available to anyone who cares to click on a link or listen to a podcast. An enormous amount of information enters our minds every day from various sources. It is our responsibility to put this invaluable information into perspective and make sure that outstanding achievements throughout history or ongoing challenges are not overlooked or worse; forgotten. Listed below are commemorative days which help remind us of important humanitarian issues and developments in the month of July.