United Nations Day

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including… Continue Reading »

The General Assembly in 1972 established World Development Information Day to draw the attention of the world to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

World Teachers Day

This World Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ┬áRecommendation concerning the Status of Teachers and has become the occasion to mark progress and reflect on the… Continue Reading »

International Day of Peace

The UN has designated the International Day of Peace to strengthen the ideals of peace through a 24-hour cease-fire and period of non-violence.

International Equal Pay Day

The UN designated this international day to call on its member states as well as the international community and individual employers to work towards equal pay for all. The goal… Continue Reading »

International Day of Democracy

This international observance by the UN is meant to promote the principles of democratic government, celebrate the progress of democratic reforms, and to raise public awareness about the lack of… Continue Reading »

International Literacy Day

This international day is an opportunity for Governments as well as civil society to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world’s remaining literacy challenges. In order… Continue Reading »

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