1 June     Global Day of Parents  (A/RES/66/292)

4 June     International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression  (A/RES/ES-7/8)

5 June     World Environment Day (A/RES/2994 (XXVII))

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)

17 June    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought   (A/RES/49/115)

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)

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)


2 July (first Saturday in 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)

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)

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)

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)

21 September    International Day of Peace  (A/RES/36/67)  (A/RES/55/282)

26 September   International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons  (A/RES/68/32)

27 September    World Tourism Day

29 September      (last Thursday of September) World Maritime Day (IMCO/C XXXVIII/21)


1 October    International Day of Older Persons  (A/RES/45/106)

2 October    International Day of Non-Violence  (A/RES/61/271)

3 October     (first Monday in October) World Habitat Day  (A/RES/40/202 A)

5 October     World Teachers’ Day  [UNESCO]  (27 C/INF.7)

9 October     World Post Day  (UPU/1969/Res.C.11)

10 October     World Mental Health Day [WHO]

11 October    International Day of the Girl Child  (A/RES/66/170)

13 October     International Day for Disaster 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     World Statistics Day (A/RES/69/282)

24 October    United Nations Day  (A/RES/168 (II); A/RES/2782 (XXVI))

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)

16 November     International Day for Tolerance  (UNESCO 28 C/Resolution 5.61A/RES/51/95)

17 November      (third Thursday in November) World Philosophy Day (UNESCO 33 C/Resolution 37)

19 November    World Toilet Day  (A/RES/67/291)

20 November     Africa Industrialization Day  (A/RES/44/237)

20 November    Universal Children’s Day (A/RES/836(IX))

20 November (third Sunday in November)    World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims  (A/RES/60/5)

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)


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)

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  [ICAO]  (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)

18 December    International Migrants Day  (A/RES/55/93)

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