UN Observances

International awareness days set by the United Nations. Add "UN Observances" to your calendar.
Date Day of week Event
1/4/22 Tuesday World Braille Day
1/24/22 Monday International Day of Education
1/27/22 Thursday International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
2/1/22 - 2/7/22 Tuesday - Monday 🙏World Interfaith Harmony Week
2/6/22 Sunday International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
2/10/22 Thursday World Pulses Day
2/11/22 Friday 🧬International Day of Women and Girls in Science
2/13/22 Sunday 📡World Radio Day
2/20/22 Sunday World Day of Social Justice
2/21/22 Monday International Mother Language Day
3/1/22 Tuesday 👨🏻‍🤝‍👨🏿Zero Discrimination Day
3/3/22 Thursday 🐅World Wildlife Day
3/4/22 Friday World Engineering Day
3/8/22 Tuesday 👩International Women's Day
3/20/22 Sunday French Language Day
3/20/22 Sunday 😃International Day of Happiness
3/21/22 Monday International Day of Forests
3/21/22 Monday International Nowruz Day
3/21/22 - 3/27/22 Monday - Sunday Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination
3/21/22 Monday World Down Syndrome Day
3/21/22 Monday World Poetry Day
3/22/22 Tuesday 💧World Water Day
3/23/22 Wednesday World Meteorological Day
3/24/22 Thursday International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
3/25/22 Friday International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
3/25/22 Friday International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
4/2/22 Saturday World Autism Awareness Day
4/4/22 Monday International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
4/5/22 Tuesday International Day of Conscience
4/6/22 Wednesday International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
4/7/22 Thursday International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
4/7/22 Thursday 🍎World Health Day
4/12/22 Tuesday 🚀International Day of Human Space Flight
4/14/22 Thursday World Chagas Disease Day
4/20/22 Wednesday Chinese Language Day
4/21/22 Thursday World Creativity and Innovation Day
4/22/22 Friday 🌎International Mother Earth Day
4/23/22 Saturday English Language Day
4/23/22 Saturday Spanish Language Day
4/23/22 Saturday ©️World Book and Copyright Day
4/24/22 Sunday 🕊️International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
4/24/22 - 4/30/22 Sunday - Saturday 💉World Immunization Week
4/25/22 Monday International Delegate’s Day
4/25/22 Monday World Malaria Day
4/26/22 Tuesday World Intellectual Property Day
4/26/22 Tuesday ☢️International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
4/28/22 Thursday ⛑️World Day for Safety and Health at Work
4/28/22 Thursday 👧International Girls in ICT Day
4/30/22 Saturday International Jazz Day
5/2/22 Monday 🐟World Tuna Day
5/3/22 Tuesday World Press Freedom Day
5/8/22 Sunday ⚔️Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
5/14/22 Saturday 🐦World Migratory Bird Day
5/15/22 Sunday 👪International Day of Families
5/16/22 Monday 🕊️International Day of Living Together in Peace
5/16/22 Monday 🤚🏻International Day of Light
5/17/22 Tuesday World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
5/20/22 Friday 🐝World Bee Day
5/21/22 Saturday World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
5/21/22 Saturday International Tea Day
5/22/22 Sunday 🌱International Day for Biological Diversity
5/23/22 Monday International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
5/25/22 - 5/31/22 Wednesday - Tuesday Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories
5/29/22 Sunday International Day of UN Peacekeepers
5/31/22 Tuesday 🚬World No Tobacco Day
6/1/22 Wednesday Global Day of Parents
6/3/22 Friday 🚲World Bicycle Day
6/4/22 Saturday 🧸International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
6/5/22 Sunday International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
6/5/22 Sunday 🌱World Environment Day
6/6/22 Monday Russian Language Day
6/7/22 Tuesday 🍲World Food Safety Day
6/8/22 Wednesday 🌊World Oceans Day
6/12/22 Sunday 🧒World Day Against Child Labour
6/13/22 Monday International Albinism Awareness Day
6/14/22 Tuesday 🩸World Blood Donor Day
6/15/22 Wednesday 👵World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
6/16/22 Thursday 👪International Day of Family Remittances
6/17/22 Friday World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
6/18/22 Saturday Sustainable Gastronomy Day
6/19/22 Sunday International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
6/20/22 Monday World Refugee Day
6/21/22 Tuesday ☀️International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice
6/21/22 Tuesday 🧘🏽International Day of Yoga
6/23/22 Thursday International Widows' Day
6/23/22 Thursday 🇺🇳United Nations Public Service Day
6/25/22 Saturday Day of the Seafarer
6/26/22 Sunday International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
6/26/22 Sunday International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
6/27/22 Monday Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day
6/29/22 Wednesday 🌴International Day of the Tropics
6/30/22 Thursday International Day of Parliamentarism
6/30/22 Thursday ☄️International Asteroid Day
7/2/22 Saturday International Day of Cooperatives
7/11/22 Monday 🌎World Population Day
7/15/22 Friday 🧒World Youth Skills Day
7/18/22 Monday Nelson Mandela International Day
7/20/22 Wednesday ♟️World Chess Day
7/28/22 Thursday World Hepatitis Day
7/30/22 Saturday World Day against Trafficking in Persons
7/30/22 Saturday 👬International Day of Friendship
8/1/22 - 8/7/22 Monday - Sunday 🤱World Breastfeeding Week
8/9/22 Tuesday International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
8/12/22 Friday 🧒International Youth Day
8/19/22 Friday World Humanitarian Day
8/21/22 Sunday International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
8/22/22 Monday International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
8/23/22 Tuesday International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
8/29/22 Monday ☢️International Day against Nuclear Tests
8/30/22 Tuesday International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
9/5/22 Monday International Day of Charity
9/7/22 Wednesday ⛰️International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies
9/8/22 Thursday 📚International Literacy Day
9/9/22 Friday International Day to Protect Education from Attack
9/12/22 Monday 🇺🇳United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
9/15/22 Thursday International Day of Democracy
9/16/22 Friday International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
9/17/22 Saturday 🧑‍⚕️World Patient Safety Day
9/18/22 Sunday 💰International Equal Pay Day
9/21/22 Wednesday 🕊️International Day of Peace
9/23/22 Friday 🤘International Day of Sign Languages
9/26/22 Monday ☢️International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
9/27/22 Tuesday ✈️World Tourism Day
9/28/22 Wednesday International Day for Universal Access to Information
9/29/22 Thursday World Maritime Day
9/29/22 Thursday 🍎International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
9/30/22 Friday International Translation Day
10/1/22 Saturday 👵International Day of Older Persons
10/2/22 Sunday 🕊️International Day of Non-Violence
10/3/22 Monday World Habitat Day
10/4/22 - 10/10/22 Tuesday - Monday 🚀World Space Week
10/5/22 Wednesday 🧑‍🏫World Teachers' Day
10/8/22 Saturday 🐦World Migratory Bird Day
10/9/22 Sunday ✉️World Post Day
10/10/22 Monday World Mental Health Day
10/11/22 Tuesday 👧International Day of the Girl Child
10/13/22 Thursday ⛑️International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
10/15/22 Saturday International Day of Rural Women
10/16/22 Sunday 🍲World Food Day
10/17/22 Monday International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
10/24/22 Monday World Development Information Day
10/24/22 - 10/30/22 Monday - Sunday 🕊️Disarmament Week
10/24/22 Monday 🇺🇳United Nations Day
10/27/22 Thursday World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
10/31/22 Monday 🏙️World Cities Day
11/2/22 Wednesday International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
11/5/22 Saturday 🌊World Tsunami Awareness Day
11/6/22 Sunday International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
11/7/22 Monday 🧬International Week of Science and Peace
11/10/22 Thursday 🕊️World Science Day for Peace and Development
11/13/22 - 11/19/22 Sunday - Saturday World Antibiotic Awareness Week
11/14/22 Monday World Diabetes Day
11/16/22 Wednesday International Day for Tolerance
11/17/22 Thursday World Philosophy Day
11/19/22 Saturday 🚽World Toilet Day
11/20/22 Sunday 🧸World Children's Day
11/20/22 Sunday World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
11/20/22 Sunday Africa Industrialization Day
11/21/22 Monday 📺World Television Day
11/25/22 Friday International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
11/29/22 Tuesday International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
11/30/22 Wednesday Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
12/1/22 Thursday World AIDS Day
12/2/22 Friday International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
12/3/22 Saturday International Day of Persons with Disabilities
12/4/22 Sunday 🏦International Day of Banks
12/4/22 Sunday 🐅World Wildlife Conservation Day
12/5/22 Monday International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
12/5/22 Monday World Soil Day
12/7/22 Wednesday ✈️International Civil Aviation Day
12/9/22 Friday International Anti-Corruption Day
12/9/22 Friday International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
12/10/22 Saturday Human Rights Day
12/11/22 Sunday International Mountain Day
12/12/22 Monday International Day of Neutrality
12/12/22 Monday International Universal Health Coverage Day
12/18/22 Sunday Arabic Language Day
12/18/22 Sunday International Migrants Day
12/20/22 Tuesday International Human Solidarity Day