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Hereunder is the Indicative Calendar of Events for the month of October 2018 based on the submission of the DFA, DOH, DSWD, DTI, DILG, DENR, DOTr, NEDA, MMDA, HUDCC, TESDA, and other sources.

1. The month of October is observes as:

  • Industry and Commerce Safety and Accident Prevention Month
  • Natinal Scouting Month
  • National Quarterly and Productivity Improvement Month
  • National Statistics Month
  • Museums and Galleries Month
  • Local Government Month
  • Consumer Welfare Month 
  • Cooperative Month
  • National Anti-Video Piracy Month
  • National Indigenous Peoples Month
  • National Health and Wellness Tourism Month
  • Peoples Management Month
  • Special Month for the Conservation and Protection of the Tamaraw

2. Significant Events:

  • World Habitat Day (1)
  • Elderly Filipino Week (1-7)
  • Lif Insurance Consciousness Week (1-7)
  • National Newborn Screening Week (1-7)
  • World Teachers Day (5)
  • Health Education Week (8-14)
  • Local Government Day (10)
  • World Mental Health Day (10)
  • World Sight Day (11)
  • Fish Conservation Week (15-21)
  • Midwife Week (15-21)
  • Bone and Joint (Musculoskeletal) Disorders Awareness Week (15-21)
  • National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) Awareness Week (15-21)
  • Design Week Philippines (15-21)
  • Philippine Professional Competetiveness Week (15-21)
  • Global Handwashing Day (15)
  • World Food Day (16)
  • Commemorantion of Anniversaries of Significant Events Related to the Liberation of the Philippines During World War II: Leyte Gulf Landings (17-20)
  • Ntional Week for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (17-23)
  • Conflict Resolution Day (18)
  • Death Anniversary of former President Sergio S. Osmeña (19)
  • Philippine-British Friendship Day (20)
  • National Archives Day (21)
  • National Correctional Consciousness Week (22-28)
  • Food Safety Awareness Week (22-28)
  • Juvenille Justice Welfare Consiousness Week (22-28)
  • United Nations Day (24)
  • Battle of Sibuyan Sea Day (24)
  • World Psoriasis Day (29)
  • National Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Day (29) 
  • Boy scouts Week 31 Oct. - 06 Nov)

3. International and Local Activities:

  • 20th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council and the 25th Senior Officials Committee for the ASCC (SOCA) Meetings - Singapore (30 Sept. - 3 Oct.)
  • 14th National Cooperative Summit - SMX Convention Center, Lanang Davao City (3-5)
  • Joint Consultative Meeting and Related Meetings in Preparation for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits and ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting - Singapore (14-16)
  • 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit - Brussels, Belgium (18-19)
  • Manila FAME 2018 - World Trade Center, Pasay City (18-20)
  • Oplan UNDAS 2018 (29 Oct. - 4 Nov.)

4. Agency Anniversaries:

  • Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (5)
  • Philippine Coast Guard (17)
  • National Archives of the Philippines (21)
  • Climate Change Commission (23)
  • National Commission on Indigeneous Peoples (29)

 

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