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Aninternationalobservance,alsoknownasaninternationaldedicationoraninternationalanniversary,isaperiodoftimeto
observesomeissueofinternationalinterestorconcern.Thisisusedtocommemorate,promoteandmobilizeforaction.Manyof
theseperiodshavebeenestablishedbytheUnitedNationsGeneralAssembly(UN),EconomicandSocialCouncil,UnitedNations
Educational,ScientificandCulturalOrganization(UNESCO),[1]WorldHealthOrganization(WHO)andotherUnitedNations
bodiesincludingtheInternationalTelecommunicationUnion(ITU),FoodandAgricultureOrganizationoftheUnitedNations
(FAO),WorldIntellectualPropertyOrganization(WIPO),UnitedNationsEnvironmentProgramme(UNEP),InternationalMaritime
Organization(IMO)andtheInternationalCivilAviationOrganization(ICAO).Inthiscase,theleadagencyforaparticular
internationalobservanceusesthesymbolismoftheUnitedNations(UN),perhapsaspeciallydesignedlogofortheyear,andtheUN
infrastructuretocoordinateeventsworldwide.Italsopresentsawrittenreportabouttheevent.Thissummarizestheactivitiesthat
tookplacearoundtheworldundertheauspicesoftheinternationalobservance,andmakesrecommendationsforthefuture.

Contents
1Listofinternationalobservances
1.1Days
1.2Weeks
1.3Months
1.4Years
1.5Decades
2Seealso
3References
4Externallinks

Listofinternationalobservances
Belowisalistofdays,yearsanddecadesthathavebeenrecognizedasinternationalobservancesbytheUnitedNations,orbysome
otherorganizationsthatdeclareinternationalobservancesbutarenotaswidelyrecognized.

Days
Day

Name

Recognized
by

January
January1

NewYear'sDay

Usersofthe
Gregorian
calendar

January27

InternationalDayofCommemorationinMemoryoftheVictimsoftheHolocaust

UN[2]

January31

StreetChildren'sDay

February
February2

WorldWetlandsDay

February4

WorldCancerDay

UN,WHO[2][3]

February6

InternationalDayofZeroTolerancetoFemaleGenitalMutilation

WHO[2][4]

February11

WorldDayoftheSick

Institutedby
PopeJohnPaul
II

February13

WorldRadioDay

UN,
UNESCO[2][5]

February14

WorldValentineDay

February20

WorldDayofSocialJustice

UN[2]

February21

InternationalMotherLanguageDay

UN,
UNESCO[2]

February22

ADayWithoutNews[6]

February28

NationalScienceDay

March
March1

WorldCivilDefenceDay[7]

March3

WorldWildlifeDay

UN[8]

March8

InternationalWomen'sDay

UN[9]

March11

WorldDayofMuslimCulture,Peace,DialogueandFilm

March13/20

WorldSleepDay(atFridayofthesecondfullweekofMarch)

March14

PiDay

March15

WorldConsumerRightsDayWorldContactDay

March20

InternationalDayoftheFrancophonie[10]

March20

InternationalDayofHappiness

March20

WorldSparrowDay[12]

March21

InternationalDayfortheEliminationofRacialDiscrimination

UN[2]

March21

WorldPoetryDay

UN,
UNESCO[2][13]

March21

InternationalDayofNowruz

UN[2][14]

March21

WorldDownSyndromeDay

UN[2][15]

March21

WorldPuppetryDay

UNIMA

March21

InternationalDayofForests

UN[2][16]

March21

WorldWoodDay

March22

WorldWaterDay

UN[2][17]

March23

WorldMeteorologicalDay

UN,
WHO[2][18]

March24

WorldTuberculosisDay

UN,
WHO[2][19]

March27

WorldTheatreDay

Friof2ndfull
weekofMarch

WorldSleepDay

UN[2][11]

April
April1

AprilFool'sDayMostoftheWesternWorld(exceptmostofSpain),Iran,Brazilandtheisland
ofMinorca(withinSpain)

April2

WorldAutismAwarenessDay

April2

InternationalChildren'sBookDay

April7

DayofRemembranceoftheVictimsoftheRwandaGenocide

UN[2][21]

April7

WorldHealthDay

UN,
WHO[2][22]

April8

InternationalRomaniDay

April17

WorldHemophiliaDay

April22

InternationalMotherEarthDay

UN[2][23]

April23

WorldBookandCopyrightDay

UN,
UNESCO[2][24]

April23

EnglishLanguageDay[2]

April24

WorldDayforLaboratoryAnimals

April25

WorldMalariaDay

UN,
WHO[2][25]

April26

WorldIntellectualPropertyDay

UN,
WIPO[2][26]

April28

WorldDayforSafetyandHealthatWork

UN,ILO[2][27]

April29

DayofRemembranceforallVictimsofChemicalWarfare

UN[2][28]

UN[2][20]

April29

InternationalDanceDay

UNESCO[29]

April30

InternationalJazzDay

UN[2][30]

May
May1

MayDay,InternationalWorkers'Day

May3

WorldPressFreedomDay

May4

InternationalFirefighters'Day,StarWarsDay

May5

InternationalMidwivesDay

May8

WorldRedCrossandRedCrescentDay

May89

TimeofRemembranceandReconciliationforThoseWhoLostTheirLivesduringtheSecond
UN[2][32]
WorldWar

May9

EuropeDay

May10

InternationalMigratoryBirdDay

May12

InternationalNursesDay

May15

InternationalDayofFamilies

UN[2][33]

May17

WorldTelecommunicationandInformationSocietyDay

UN,ITU[2][34]

May17

InternationalDayAgainstHomophobiaandTransphobia

May18

WorldAIDSVaccineDay

May18

InternationalAIDSCandlelightMemorial

May18

InternationalMuseumDay

May21

WorldDayforCulturalDiversityforDialogueandDevelopment

UN[2][35]

May22

InternationalDayforBiologicalDiversity

UN[2][36]

May22

WorldGothDay

May23

WorldTurtleDay

May25

GeekPrideDay,TowelDay

May29

PashtoDay[37]

May29

InternationalDayofUNPeacekeepers

UN[38]

May31

WorldNoTobaccoDay

UN,
WHO[2][39]

1stTueinMay

WorldAsthmaDay

2ndSatinMay

WorldFairTradeDay

2ndSuninMay

Mother'sDay

UN[2][31]

NorthAmerica

FullmooninMay Vesak[2]
AweekendinMay WorldMigratoryBirdDay

UN,
UNEP[2][40]

June
UN[2][41]

June1

GlobalDayofParents

June1

InternationalChildren'sDay

June4

InternationalDayofInnocentChildrenVictimsofAggression

UN[2][42]

June5

WorldEnvironmentDay

UN,
UNEP[2][43]

June8

WorldOceansDay

UN[2][44]

June12

WorldDayAgainstChildLabour[2][45]

June14

WorldBloodDonorDay

UN,
WHO[2][46]

June17

WorldDaytoCombatDesertificationandDrought

UN[2][47]

June18

AutisticPrideDay

June20

WorldRefugeeDay

June21

WorldMusicDay,InternationalDayofYoga

UN[2][48]

InternationalWidow'sDay

UN[2][49]

June26

InternationalDayagainstDrugAbuseandIllicitTrafficking

UN[2][50]

June26

UnitedNationsInternationalDayinSupportofVictimsofTorture

UN[2][51]

3rdSuninJun

Fathers'Dayinsomecountries

June23
June24

July
UN[2][52]

1stSatinJul

InternationalDayofCooperatives

July2

WorldUFODay

July11

WorldPopulationDay

UN[2][53]

July12

MalalaDay

UN

July13

RockWorldwideDay

July17

WorldDayforInternationalJustice

July18

NelsonMandelaInternationalDay

UN[2][54]

July28

WorldHepatitisDay

UN,
WHO[2][55]

July29

InternationalTigerDay

July30

InternationalDayofFriendship

UN[2][56]

August
1stFriinAug

InternationalBeerDay

August9

InternationalDayoftheWorld'sIndigenousPeople

UN[2][57]

August12

InternationalYouthDay

UN[2][58]

August13

InternationalLefthandersDay

August15
August17
WorldHumanitarianDay

UN[2][59]

August23

InternationalDayfortheRemembranceoftheSlaveTradeanditsAbolition

UN,
UNESCO[2][60]

August29

InternationalDayagainstNuclearTests

UN[2][61]

August19
August21

September
September5

InternationalDayofCharity[2]

September6
InternationalLiteracyDay

UN,
UNESCO[2][62]

September10

WorldSuicidePreventionDay

UN,
WHO[2][63]

September15

InternationalDayofDemocracy

UN[2][64]

September16

InternationalDayforthePreservationoftheOzoneLayer

UN[2][65]

September18

WorldWaterMonitoringDay

September19

InternationalTalkLikeaPirateDay

September21

InternationalDayofPeace

September26

EuropeanDayofLanguages

September27

WorldTourismDay

UN,
UNWTO[2][67]

September28

WorldRabiesDay

UN,
WHO[2][68]

September28

InternationalRighttoKnowDay[69]

September8
September8

UN[2][66]

UN,

September29

WorldHeartDay

September29

InternationalCoffeeDay

September30

BlasphemyDay

WHO[2][70]

October
UN[2][71]

October1

InternationalDayofOlderPersons

October1

WorldVegetarianDay

October1

WorldSakeDay

October2

InternationalDayofNonViolence

October2

WorldCerebralPalsyDay

October4

WorldAnimalDay

October5

WorldTeachers'Day

UN,
UNESCO[2][73]

October9

WorldPostDay

UN[2][74]

October10

WorldMentalHealthDay

UN,
WHO[2][75]

October11

InternationalDayoftheGirlChild

UN[2][76]

October13

InternationalDayforDisasterReduction

UN[2][77]

October14

WorldStandardsDay

October15

GlobalHandwashingDay

October16

WorldFoodDay

October16

NationalBossDay(Boss'sDay)

October17

InternationalDayfortheEradicationofPoverty

October18

WorldVasectomyDay[80]

October20

WorldOsteoporosisDay[81]

October20

WorldStatisticsDay

October22

InternationalStutteringAwarenessDay

October24

UnitedNationsDay

UN[2][82]

October24

WorldDevelopmentInformationDay

UN[2][83]

October27

WorldDayforAudiovisualHeritage

UN,
UNESCO[2][84]

October28

InternationalAnimationDay

October29

WorldStrokeDay

1stMoninOct

WorldHabitatDay

UN[2][85]

2ndThuinOct

WorldSightDay

UN,
WHO[2][86]

1stFriinOct

WorldSmileDay[87]

2ndSatinOct

InternationalMigratoryBirdDay

SouthAmerica

November6

InternationalDayforPreventingtheExploitationoftheEnvironmentinWarandArmed
Conflict

UN,
WHO[2][88]

November8

InternationalDayofRadiology

November12

WorldPneumoniaDay

November13

WorldKindnessDay

November14

WorldDiabetesDay

November15

DayoftheImprisonedWriter

UN[2][72]

October7

UN,FAO[2][78]
UN[2][79]

November

UN,
WHO[2][89]
UN,
WHO[2][90]

UN[2][91]

November16

InternationalDayforTolerance

November17

InternationalStudentsDay

November17

WorldPrematurityDay

November19

InternationalMen'sDay(TrinidadandTobago,Jamaica,Australia,India,UnitedStates,
Singapore,Malta,UnitedKingdom,SouthAfrica,Hungary,Ireland,Ghana,Canada,Denmark,
Austria,France,Pakistan,AntiguaandBarbuda,St.KittsandNevisandGrenada)

November20

UniversalChildren'sDay

November20

TransgenderDayofRemembrance

November20

AfricaIndustrializationDay

UN[2][93]

November21

WorldTelevisionDay

UN[2][94]

November21

WorldHelloDay

November25

InternationalDayfortheEliminationofViolenceagainstWomen

UN[2][95]

November29

InternationalDayofSolidaritywiththePalestinianPeople

UN[2][96]

3rdThuinNov

WorldPhilosophyDay

UN,
UNESCO[2][97]

3rdSuninNov

WorldDayofRemembranceforRoadTrafficVictims

UN,
WHO[2][98]

December1

WorldAIDSDay

UN[2][99]

December2

InternationalDayfortheAbolitionofSlavery

UN[2][100]

December3

InternationalDayofPersonswithDisabilities

UN[2][101]

December5

InternationalVolunteerDayforEconomicandSocialDevelopment

UN[2][102]

December7

InternationalCivilAviationDay

UN,
ICAO[2][103]

December9

InternationalAntiCorruptionDay

UN[2][104]

December10

HumanRightsDay

UN[2][105]

December11

InternationalMountainDay

UN[2][106]

December18

InternationalMigrantsDay

UN[2][107]

December25

ChristmasDay

Christian&
WesternWorld

UN[2][92]

December

December12

Weeks
Week

Name

February17

WorldInterfaithHarmonyWeek

April25May2
(2009)

VaccinationWeekinthe
Americas[109]

August17

WorldBreastfeedingWeek

October410

WorldSpaceWeek

Recognizedby
UNwithA/RES/65/5[108]

WHO[6]
(http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/world_breastfeeding_week/en/index.html)

UNwithA/RES/54/68[108]

Months
Month

Name

February

LGBTMonth

October

BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

November

MovemberNovembereventstoraiseawarenessandfundsformen'shealthissues,suchasprostatecancerand
depression

November NationalNovelWritingMonthPeoplefromallovertheworldtryingtoeachwritea50,000wordnovelinamonth

Years
Year

Name

2015

YearoftheGibbon[110]

2015

InternationalYearofLightandLightbasedTechnologies[111]

2015

InternationalYearofSoils[112]

2014

InternationalYearofCrystallography[113][114]

2014

InternationalYearofFamilyFarming[115]

2014

InternationalYearofSmallIslandDevelopingStates[116]

2013

InternationalYearofQuinoa[117]

2012

AlanTuringYear

2011

WorldVeterinaryYear2011

2011

InternationalYearforPeopleofAfricanDescent,recognizedbyUNESCO,proclaimedbyUNonDecember18,
2009,[118][119][120]

2011

InternationalYearofChemistry,recognizedbyUNESCO

2011

InternationalYearofAdvancedSkills

2011

InternationalYearofForests

2010

InternationalYearofYouth

2010

InternationalYearofBiodiversity

2010

InternationalYearfortheRapprochementofCultures[121]

2010

InternationalYearofCommunications

2000s
2009

InternationalYearoftheShark[7](http://www.yearoftheshark2009.org)

2009

YearoftheGorilla[8](http://www.yog2009.org)

2009

InternationalYearofReconciliation[122][123]

2009

InternationalYearofNaturalFibres[124]

2009

InternationalYearofAstronomy[9](http://www.astronomy2009.org)(proposalacceptedby33rdsessionofthe
UNESCOGeneralConference,proclaimedbyUnitedNations62ndGeneralAssembly)

2008

InternationalYearofSanitation

2008

InternationalYearofthePotato

2008

InternationalYearofLanguages

2007

YearoftheRightsofInternallyDisplacedPersonsinColombia

(2007)
2008
(2009)

InternationalYearofPlanetEarth(N.B.Triennium)[10](http://www.yearofplanetearth.org)and[11]
(http://www.esfs.org)&[12](http://www.esfs.org/downloads/PlanetEarthBP.pdf)

2007
2008
(2009)

InternationalPolarYear

2007
2008

InternationalHeliophysicalYear

2007

InternationalYearoftheScout[13]
(http://www.scout.org/en/around_the_world/europe/about_scouting/development_support/centenary_of_scouting_2007)

2007

YearoftheDolphin(extendedto2008)

2006

InternationalYearofDesertsandDesertification

2005

WorldYearofPhysics(declaredbyIUPAP)[14](http://www.wyp2005.org)

2005

InternationalYearofMicrocredit[15](http://www.uncdf.org/english/microfinance)

2005

InternationalYearforSportandPhysicalEducation

2004

InternationalYearofRice

2004

InternationalYeartoCommemoratetheStruggleagainstSlaveryanditsAbolition[125]

2003

EuropeanDisabilityYear

2003

InternationalYearofFreshwater[16](http://www.wateryear2003.org/en/)

2002

UnitedNationsYearforCulturalHeritage[17](http://www.unesco.org/culture/unych/)

2002

InternationalYearofMountains[126]

2002

InternationalYearofEcotourism[127]

2001

UnitedNationsYearofDialogueamongCivilizations[18](http://www.undemocracy.com/ARES5322)[19]
(http://www.undemocracy.com/ARES5523)[20](http://www.undemocracy.com/AAC.19820013.pdf)

2001

InternationalYearofVolunteers

2001

InternationalYearofMobilizationagainstRacism,RacialDiscrimination,XenophobiaandRelatedIntolerance

2000

InternationalYearfortheCultureofPeace

1990s
1999

InternationalMen'sDay

1999

InternationalYearofOlderPersons

1998

InternationalYearoftheOcean

1996

InternationalYearfortheEradicationofPoverty

1995

UnitedNationsYearforTolerance

1995

WorldYearofPeoples'CommemorationofVictimsoftheSecondWorldWar

1994

InternationalYearoftheFamily

1994

InternationalYearofSportandtheOlympicIdeal

1993

InternationalYearoftheWorld'sIndigenousPeople

1992

InternationalSpaceYear

1990

InternationalLiteracyYear[128]

1980s
1987

InternationalYearofShelterfortheHomeless

1986

InternationalYearofPeace

1985

InternationalYouthYear

1985

YearoftheUnitedNations

1984

YearofWomeninSouthAfrica[21](http://www.un.org.au/International%20Years.htm)

1983

WorldCommunicationsYear

1982

InternationalYearofMobilizationforSanctionsagainstSouthAfrica

1981

InternationalYearofDisabledPersons

1970s
1979

InternationalYearoftheChild

1978/1979 InternationalAntiApartheidYear
1975

InternationalWomen'sYear

1974

WorldPopulationYear

1971

InternationalYearforActiontoCombatRacismandRacialDiscrimination

1970

InternationalEducationYear

1960s
1968

InternationalYearforHumanRights

1967

InternationalTouristYear

1965

InternationalCooperationYear

1961

InternationalHealthandMedicalResearchYear

1950s
1959/1960 WorldRefugeeYear
1957/1958 InternationalGeophysicalYear
Before
1950
1932/1933 InternationalPolarYear
1882/1883 InternationalPolarYear

Decades
Decade

Name

Recognized
by
UNGeneral
Assembly[129][130]

2015
2024

InternationalDecadeforPeopleofAfricanDescent

2014
2024

UnitedNationsDecadeofSustainableEnergyforAll[129]

2013
2020

InternationalDecadefortheRapprochementofCultures

UNESCO[131][132]

2011
2020

UnitedNationsDecadeonBiodiversity
ThirdInternationalDecadefortheEradicationofColonialism
DecadeofActionforRoadSafety[22]
(http://www.who.int/roadsafety/decade_of_action/en/index.html)

UN

2010
2020

UnitedNationsDecadeforDesertsandtheFightAgainstDesertification

UN

2008
2017

SecondUnitedNationsDecadefortheEradicationofPoverty[129]

2005
2015

WaterforLifeDecade

UN

2005
2014

SecondInternationalDecadeoftheWorld'sIndigenousPeople[23]
(http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/news/a59500/a59500eng.pdf)

UN

2005
2014

UnitedNationsDecadeofEducationforSustainableDevelopment[24]
(http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php
URL_ID=27234&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html)

UN

2003
2012

UnitedNationsLiteracyDecade[25](http://www.unesco.org/education/litdecade)

UN

2001
2010

DecadetoRollBackMalariainDevelopingCountries,ParticularlyinAfrica(20012010)

UN

2001
2010

InternationalDecadeforaCultureofPeaceandNonviolencefortheChildrenoftheWorld[26]
(http://www.unac.org/peacecp/decade/background.html)

UN

2000
2010

BoneandJointDecade[27](http://www.bjd.org.au/)

WHO

2000
2010

SecondInternationalDecadefortheEradicationofColonialism[28](http://documentsdds
ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N01/302/66/PDF/N0130266.pdf?OpenElement)(pdf)

UN

1997
2006

FirstUnitedNationsDecadefortheEradicationofPoverty[29]
(http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/poverty/poverty.htm)

UN

1994
2004

FirstInternationalDecadeoftheWorld'sIndigenousPeople[30]
(http://www.unhchr.ch/indigenous/decade.htm)

UN[129]

1993
2003

ThirdDecadetoCombatRacismandRacialDiscrimination[129]

1990s

InternationalDecadeforNaturalDisasterReduction

1976
1985

UnitedNationsDecadeforWomen[31](http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/37/a37r058.htm)

UN

Seealso
Awarenessdays
Listofcommemorativedays
Listofenvironmentaldates

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