Events

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (UN)

May 21, 2018
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (UN)

Visit http://www.un.org/en/events/culturaldiversityday/index.shtml for more information and details.

 

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (UN)

May 23, 2018
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (UN)

Visit http://www.un.org/en/events/endfistuladay/ for more information

International Day for Biological Diversity (UN)

May 22, 2018
Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity

Visit https://www.cbd.int/idb/2018/ for more information and resources

International Day of UN Peacekeepers (UN)

May 29, 2018
UN Peacekeeping: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice

Visit http://www.un.org/en/events/peacekeepersday/ for more information and resources.

World No-Tobacco Day (UN)

May 31, 2018
World No-Tobacco Day (UN)

“Tobacco use is one of the largest causes of preventable non-communicable diseases, including cancers, heart and lung disease,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in his message on the Day, which is observed annually to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and to advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Visit https://news.un.org/en/story/2016/05/530802-world-no-tobacco-day-un-urges-plain-packaging-tobacco-products-save-lives for more information and resources.

Global Day of Parents (UN)

June 1, 2018
Global Day of Parents (UN)

The Global Day of Parents is observed on the 1st of June every year. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2012 with resolution A/RES/66/292 and honours parents throughout the world. The Global Day provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.

For More information visit: http://www.un.org/en/events/parentsday/