UN DECADES AND YEARS

1990 – 2000

International Decade for the Eradication of colonialism

1991 - 2000

Fourth United Nations Development Decade

1991 - 2000

Second Transport and Communications Decade in Africa

1991 – 2000

United Nations Decade against Drug Abuse

1993 – 2002

Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa

1993 – 2002

Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons

1993 – 2003

Third Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination

1994 – 2004

International Decade of the World’s Indigineous People

1995 – 2004

United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education

1997 – 2006

United Nations Decade for Eradication of Poverty

2001 - 2010

International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World

1994

International Year of the Family

1998

50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

1999

International Year of Older Persons

2000

International Year for the Culture of Peace

2000

International Year of Thanksgiving

2001

International Year of Volunteers

2001

International Year of Mobilization against Racism,
Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

2001

United Nations Year of Dialogue among Civilizations

2002

International Year of Ecotourism

2002

International Year of Mountains

2003International Year of Freshwater
2005

International Year of Microcredit

ANNUAL DAYS AND WEEKS

MARCH

8 United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace
  21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  21 World Poetry Day

Beginning

21 Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination
  22 World Day for Water
  23 World Meteorological Day

APRIL

7 World Health Day
  23 World Book and Copyright Day

MAY

3 World Press Freedom Day
  15 International Day of Families
  17 World Telecommunication Day

Beginning

21 Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of All Colonial Territories
  31 World No-Tobacco Day

JUNE

4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  5 World Environment Day
  17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
  26 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

JULY

   

First Saturday

  International Day of Cooperatives
  11 World Population Day

AUGUST

9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

SEPTEMBER

8 International Literacy Day
  16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

GA opening day

  International Day of Peace

Last week

  World Maritime Day

OCTOBER

1 International Day of Older Persons

First Monday

  World Habitat Day
  9 World Post Day

Second Wednesday

  International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
  16 World Food Day
  17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  24 United Nations Day
  24 World Development Information Day
  24-30 Disarmament Week

NOVEMBER

16 International Day of Tolerance
  20 Africa Industrialization Day

varies

20 Universal Children’s Day
  21 World Television Day
  29 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

DECEMBER

1 World AIDS Day
  2 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  3 International Day of Disabled Persons
  5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
  7 International Civil Aviation Day
  10 Human Rights Day
  29 International Day for Biological Diversity

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