The last Sunday before Christmas is known as the fourth Sunday of Advent. This Sunday finishes the four-week period before Christmas, and many families observe special traditions on this day.
Police Day is an official professional holiday in Moldova celebrated on December 18. This date was chosen to commemorate the Law “On Police” adopted on December 18, 1990. The law defines the role of the police in the system of the state bodies and determines its main tasks.
International Migrants Day is an annual United Nations observance held on December 18. It was officially proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2000 in order to raise awareness of the human rights and political freedoms of migrants.
In 2010, UNESCO established special days dedicated to the official languages of the United Nations in order to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity. UN Arabic Language Day is celebrated on December 18.