The United Nations recognises many international days. The UN Association of Coventry will be publishing a Calendar of International Days which will include illustrations of some of these days. Please email one or more pictures or photographs representing an international … Continue reading →
A message from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on United Nations Day 24 October.
Every year, the global community commemorates World Humanitarian Day on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. Find out more … Continue reading →
World Toilet Day is a day to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis – a topic often neglected and shrouded in taboos. Today, 2.4 billion people are struggling to stay well, keep their children alive … Continue reading →
Every year $1 trillion is paid in bribes while an estimated $2.6 trillion are stolen annually through corruption – a sum equivalent to more than 5 per cent of the global GDP. In developing countries, according to the United Nations … Continue reading →
Many special days are officially recognised by the United Nations. Click here for the complete list of all UN observance days, weeks, years and decades. Note that many other days are not observed by the UN, such as Hiroshima & Nagasaki … Continue reading →
This year’s International Day of UN Peacekeepers conference will take place at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET on the 24 May between 0930 and 1615. The conference fee of £20, with a special rate of £10 … Continue reading →