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United Nations

United Nations is an international organization with 193 member countries. The United Nations designates observances to promote international awareness and action on issues. The observances include International Days, International Weeks, International Decades and International Years. 

 

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United Nations Day Observances

January
International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day
February
World Radio Day World Radio Day
World Day of Social Justice World Day of Social Justice
International Mother Language Day
World Cancer Day World Cancer Day
International Day of Women and Girls in Science International Day of Women and Girls in Science
March
Zero Discrimination Day Zero Discrimination Day
World Wildlife Day World Wildlife Day
International Womens Day International Women's Day
International Day of Happiness International Day of Happiness
International Day of Forests International Day of Forests
World Down Syndrome Day World Down Syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
World Water Day World Water Day
World Meteorological Day World Meteorological Day
April
International Day of Human Space Flight International Day of Human Space Flight
World Creativity and Innovation Day
International Mother Earth Day International Mother Earth Day
World Book and Copyright Day
World Malaria Day
World Intellectual Property Day
World Day for Safety and Health at Work World Day for Safety and Health at Work
International Jazz Day International Jazz Day
World Autism Awareness Day
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
World Health Day World Health Day
May
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
International Day for Biological Diversity International Day for Biological Diversity
International Day of UN Peacekeepers
World No Tobacco Day World No Tobacco Day
World Tuna Day World Tuna Day
World Press Freedom Day
World Migratory Bird Day World Migratory Bird Day
International Day of Families
International Day of Living Together in Peace International Day of Living Together in Peace
International Day of Light
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
World Bee Day World Bee Day
June
International Day of Yoga International Day of Yoga
United Nations Public Service Day United Nations Public Service Day
International Widows’ Day
Day of the Seafarer Day of the Seafarer
International Day of the Tropics International Day of the Tropics
Global Day of Parents Global Day of Parents
International Asteroid Day International Asteroid Day
World Bicycle Day World Bicycle Day
International Day of Parliamentarism International Day of Parliamentarism
World Environment Day World Environment Day
Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day
World Oceans Day World Oceans Day
World Day Against Child Labour
International Albinism Awareness Day International Albinism Awareness Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
International Day of Family Remittances
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Sustainable Gastronomy Day Sustainable Gastronomy Day
World Refugee Day World Refugee Day
July
International Day of Cooperatives
World Population Day
World Youth Skills Day
Nelson Mandela International Day
World Hepatitis Day
International Day of Friendship
World Day against Trafficking in Persons
August
International Youth Day
World Humanitarian Day
International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
September
World Rabies Day
International Translation Day
International Day of Charity
International Literacy Day
International Day for South-South Cooperation
International Day of Democracy
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
International Day of Sign Languages International Day of Sign Languages
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
World Tourism Day
World Maritime Day
International Day for Universal Access to Information
October
World Cities Day
International Day of Older Persons
World Habitat Day
International Day of Non-Violence
World Teachers Day
World Post Day
International Day of the Girl
International Day for Disaster Reduction
International Day of Rural Women
World Food Day
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
World Statistics Day
United Nations Day
World Development Information Day
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
November
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
World Tsunami Awareness Day
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
World Science Day for Peace and Development
World Diabetes Day
World Philosophy Day
International Day for Tolerance
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
World Toilet Day
Africa Industrialization Day
World Children's Day
World Television Day
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
December
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
International Volunteer Day
World Soil Day
World Aids Day World AIDS Day
International Civil Aviation Day
International Anti-Corruption Day International Anti-Corruption Day
Human Rights Day Human Rights Day
International Mountain Day
International Day of Neutrality
Health Coverage Day International Universal Health Coverage Day
International Migrants Day
International Human Solidarity Day