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United Nations (UN) International Calendar Days 2020

UN observance Days

This is the list of the International Observance Days of the United Nations(UN).
The United Nations and its specialized agencies like, UNESCO designate these specific days, weeks, years and decades for the awareness of the general public about issues and their solutions.
United Nations proclaims a particular theme for each day to attain international peace, security and Sustainable Development Goal 2030.

4 January
World Braille Day
24 January
International Day of Education (A/RES/73/25)

27 January

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust (A/RES/60/7)

6 February

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation  (A/RES/67/146)
10 February
World Pulses Day
11 February
International Day of Women and Girls in Science (A/RES/70/212)
13 February

World Radio Day  (A/RES/67/124)

20 February
World Day of Social Justice   (A/RES/62/10)
21 February
International Mother Language Day  (A/RES/56/262) 
1 March
Zero Discrimination Day  [UNAIDS]
3 March
World Wildlife Day  (A/RES/68/205)
8 March
International Women's Day
20 March
International Day of Happiness  (A/RES/66/281)

20 March

French Language Day (French)

21 March

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination  (A/RES/2142 (XXI))
21 March
World Poetry Day (UNESCO 30 C/Resolution 29)
21 March
International Day of Nowruz  (A/RES/64/253)
21 March
World Down Syndrome Day  (A/RES/66/149)
21 March
International Day of Forests  (A/RES/67/200)
22 March
World Water Day  (A/RES/47/193)
23 March
World Meteorological Day  [WMO] (WMO/EC-XII/Res.6)
24 March
World Tuberculosis Day  [WHO] 
24 March
International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims  (A/RES/65/196)
25 March
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade  (A/RES/62/122)
25 March
International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
2 April
World Autism Awareness Day  (A/RES/62/139)

4 April

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action  (A/RES/60/97)
6 April
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace  (A/RES/67/296)
7 April
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda  (A/72/49 (Vol. III) p.186 and A/RES/58/234)
7 April
World Health Day  [WHO]  (WHA/A.2/Res.35)
12 April
International Day of Human Space Flight  (A/RES/65/271)
14 April
World Chagas Disease Day [WHO]
20 April
Chinese Language Day (Chinese)
21 April
World Creativity and Innovation Day (A/RES/71/284)
22 April
International Mother Earth Day  (A/RES/63/278)
23 April
World Book and Copyright Day  (UNESCO 28 C/Resolution 3.18)
23 April
English Language Day
23 April
Spanish Language Day (Spanish)
23 April (fourth Thursday of April)
International Girls in ICT Day [ITU]

24 April

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace (A/RES/73/127)
25 April
International Delegate’s Day (A/RES/73/286)
25 April
 
World Malaria Day [WHO]
26 April
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day (A/RES/71/125)
26 April
World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]
28 April
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
30 April
International Jazz Day (UNESCO 36 C/Resolution 39)
2 May
World Tuna Day (A/RES/71/124)
3 May
World Press Freedom Day (UNESCO 26 C/Resolution 4.3)
7 May
"Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon (A/RES/54/115)
8-9 May
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War  (A/RES/59/26)
9 May (second Saturday of May)
World Migratory Bird Day  [UNEP]
15 May
International Day of Families  (A/RES/47/237)
16 May
International Day of Living Together in Peace (A/RES/72/130)
16 May
 
International Day of Light [UNESCO] (UNESCO 39 C/Resolution 16)
17 May
 
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day  (A/RES/60/252; ITU Resolution 68/2006)
20 May
 

World Bee Day (A/RES/72/211)

21 May
 
International Tea Day (A/RES/74/241) (Draft Resolution II A/74/386)
21 May
 
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development  (A/RES/57/249)
22 May
 
International Day for Biological Diversity  (A/RES/55/201)
23 May
 
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula  (A/RES/67/147)
29 May
 
International Day of UN Peacekeepers  (A/RES/57/129)
31 May
 
World No-Tobacco Day [WHO] (WHA Resolution 42.19)
1 June
 
Global Day of Parents  (A/RES/66/292)
3 June
 
World Bicycle Day (A/RES/72/272)
4 June
 
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression  (A/RES/ES-7/8)
5 June
 
World Environment Day (A/RES/2994 (XXVII))
5 June
 
International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (A/RES/72/72)
6 June
 
Russian Language Day (Russian)
7 June
 
World Food Safety Day (A/RES/73/250)
8 June
 
World Oceans Day  (A/RES/63/111)
12 June
 
World Day Against Child Labour
13 June
 
International Albinism Awareness Day (A/RES/69/170)
14 June
 
World Blood Donor Day  [WHO]  (WHA Resolution 58.13)
15 June
 
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day  (A/RES/66/127)
16 June
 
International Day of Family Remittances (A/RES/72/281; GC 38/Resolution 189)
17 June
 
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (A/RES/49/115)
18 June
 
Sustainable Gastronomy Day (A/RES/71/246)
19 June
 
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (A/RES/69/293)
20 June
 
World Refugee Day (A/RES/55/76)
21 June
 
International Day of Yoga (A/RES/69/131)
21 June
 
International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice (A/RES/73/300)
23 June
 
United Nations Public Service Day (A/RES/57/277)
23 June
 
International Widows' Day  (A/RES/65/189)
25 June
 
Day of the Seafarer [IMO] (STCW/CONF.2/DC.4)
26 June
 
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking  (A/RES/42/112)
26 June
 
United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  (A/RES/52/149)
27 June
 
Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day (A/RES/71/279)
29 June
 
International Day of the Tropics (A/RES/70/267)
30 June
 
International Asteroid Day (A/RES/71/90)
30 June
 
International Day of Parliamentarism (A/RES/72/278)
 
4 July (first Saturday of July)
 
International Day of Cooperatives  (A/RES/47/90)
11 July
 
World Population Day  (UNDP decision 89/46 15, A/RES/45/216)
15 July
 
World Youth Skills Day (A/RES/69/145)
18 July
 
Nelson Mandela International Day  (A/RES/64/13)
20 July
 
World Chess Day (A/RES/74/22) (Draft Resolution A/74/PV.45)
28 July
 
World Hepatitis Day  [WHO]
30 July
 
International Day of Friendship  (A/RES/65/275)
30 July
 
World Day against Trafficking in Persons  (A/RES/68/192)
 
9 August
 
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  (A/RES/49/214)
 
12 August
 
International Youth Day  (A/RES/54/120)
 
19 August
 
World Humanitarian Day  (A/RES/63/139)
 
21 August
 
International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism (A/RES/72/165)
 
22 August
 
International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief (A/RES/73/296)
 
23 August
 
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO]  (29 C/Resolution 40)
 
29 August
 
International Day against Nuclear Tests   (A/RES/64/35)
 
30 August
 
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances  (A/RES/65/209)
 
5 September
 
International Day of Charity  (A/RES/67/105)
 
7 September
 
International Day of Clean Air for blue skies (A/RES/74/212) (Draft Resolution V A/74/381)
8 September
 
International Literacy Day  (UNESCO 14 C/Resolution 1.441)
12 September
 
United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation  (A/RES/58/220)
15 September
 
International Day of Democracy  (A/RES/62/7)
16 September
 
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer  (A/RES/49/114)
17 September
 
World Patient Safety Day [WHO]
18 September
 
International Equal Pay Day (A/RES/74/142) (Draft Resolution II A/74/399)
21 September
 
International Day of Peace  (A/RES/36/67)  (A/RES/55/282)
23 September
 
International Day of Sign Languages (A/RES/72/161)
 
24 September (last Thursday of September)
 
World Maritime Day (IMCO/C XXXVIII/21)
26 September
 
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons  (A/RES/68/32)
27 September
World Tourism Day
28 September
 
International Day for Universal Access to Information (A/RES/74/5) [UNESCO 38 C/70]
29 September
 
International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (A/RES/74/209)
30 September
 
International Translation Day (A/RES/71/288)
 
1 October
 
International Day of Older Persons  (A/RES/45/106)
2 October
 
International Day of Non-Violence  (A/RES/61/271)
5 October
 
World Teachers’ Day  [UNESCO]  (27 C/INF.7)
 
5 October (first Monday of October)
 
World Habitat Day  (A/RES/40/202 A)
9 October
 
World Post Day  (UPU/1969/Res.C.11)
10 October
 
World Mental Health Day [WHO]
 
10 October (second Saturday of October)
 
World Migratory Bird Day  [UNEP]
11 October
 
International Day of the Girl Child  (A/RES/66/170)
13 October
 
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (A/RES/64/200)
15 October
 
International Day of Rural Women  (A/RES/62/136)
16 October
 
World Food Day  [FAO]  (A/RES/35/70)
17 October
 
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  (A/RES/47/196)
 
20 October (every five years, beginning in 2010)
 
World Statistics Day (A/RES/69/282)
24 October
 
United Nations Day  (A/RES/168 (II); A/RES/2782 (XXVI))

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24 October
 
World Development Information Day  (A/RES/3038 (XXVII))
27 October
 
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage  (UNESCO 33/C/Resolution 53)
31 October
 
World Cities Day  (A/RES/68/239)
2 November
 
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists  (A/RES/68/163)
5 November
 
World Tsunami Awareness Day (A/RES/70/203)
6 November
 
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (A/RES/56/4)
10 November
 
World Science Day for Peace and Development (UNESCO 31 C/Resolution 20)
14 November
 
World Diabetes Day  (A/RES/61/225)
 
15 November (third Sunday of November)
 
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims  (A/RES/60/5)
16 November
 
International Day for Tolerance  (UNESCO 28 C/Resolution 5.61; A/RES/51/95)
19 November
 
World Toilet Day  (A/RES/67/291) 
 
19 November (third Thursday of November)
 
World Philosophy Day (UNESCO 33 C/Resolution 37)
20 November
 
Africa Industrialization Day  (A/RES/44/237)
20 November
 
World Children's Day (A/RES/836(IX))
21 November
 
World Television Day  (A/RES/51/205)
25 November
 
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women  (A/RES/54/134)
29 November
 
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People  (A/RES/32/40B)
30 November
 
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare (OPCW C-20/DEC.10)
1 December
World AIDS Day
2 December
 
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (A/RES/317(IV))
3 December
 
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (A/RES/47/3)
4 December
 
International Day of Banks (A/RES/74/245) (Draft Resolution A/74/L.38)
5 December
 
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development  (A/RES/40/212)
5 December
World Soil Day (A/RES/68/232)
7 December
 
International Civil Aviation Day (A/RES/51/33)
9 December
 
International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime (A/RES/69/323)
9 December
 
International Anti-Corruption Day  (A/RES/58/4)
10 December
 
Human Rights Day  (A/RES/423 (V))
11 December
 
International Mountain Day  (A/RES/57/245)
12 December
 
International Day of Neutrality (A/RES/71/275)
12 December
 
International Universal Health Coverage Day (A/RES/72/138)
18 December
 
International Migrants Day  (A/RES/55/93)
18 December
 

Arabic Language Day (Arabic)

20 December
 
International Human Solidarity Day  (A/RES/60/209)

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