United Nations International Days

These are some of the international days currently observed by the United Nations that focuses on Education and Family related issues.

Myschoolarena has highlighted some in blue that we would like to pay attention to. The ones in green, we  plan to  organize events around the theme for the year. It is important to note the significance of these International Days, why they should be celebrated. On

these highlighted days, Myschoolarena will give an in-depth analysis on them, origin, and why they are commemorated.

6 February: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

11 February: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

21 February: International Mother Language Day

8 March: International Women’s Day

20th March: French Language Day (French)

21 March: World Poetry Day

21 March: World Down Syndrome Day

22 March: World Water Day

2 April: World Autism Awareness Day

6 April: International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

7 April: World Health Day

21 April: World Creativity and Innovation Day

22 April: International Mother Earth Day

23 April: World Book and Copyright Day

23 April: English Language Day

25 April: World Malaria Day

28 April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

15 May: International Day of Families

17 May: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

21 May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

1 June: Global Day of Parents

4 June: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

5 June: World Environment Day

12 June: World Day Against Child Labour

16 June: International Day of Family Remittances

19 June: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

23 June: International Widows’ Day

26 June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

11 July: World Population Day

15 July: World Youth Skills Day

5 September: International Day of Charity

8 September: International Literacy Day

1 October: International Day of Older Persons

2 October: International Day of Non-Violence

5 October: World Teachers’ Day

11 October: International Day of the Girl Child

15 October: International Day of Rural Women

16 October: World Food Day

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

24 October: United Nations Day

10 November: World Science Day for Peace and Development

20 November: Universal Children’s Day

21 November: World Television Day

25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

1 December: World AIDS Day

3 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

5 December: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

9 December: International Anti-Corruption Day

20 December: International Human Solidarity Day


Reference: http://www.un.org









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