In this series of articles, we want to provide insight into the global development agenda. We mark important days throughout the upcoming month which focus on development in countries.The importance of commemoration days about humanitarian eventsNowadays, information about humanitarian events spread through social media and the internet at a rapid speed. This results in more and more voices which can be heard and acknowledged. People can be informed, outraged and then triggered to respond to tragedies that happen throughout the world, even at the most remote locations. More and more information enters our minds every day. We must ensure that the important strides we made throughout history are not overlooked or forgotten. Listed below are commemorative days which remember important humanitarian issues and developments.