2021 Holidays UN

Below is a listing of all major United Nations holidays and observations. Have a look at our calendar with UN holidays pages for printable calendars with UN holidays.

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2021 Unesco holidays

Holiday NameHoliday Date
Int Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustWednesday, January 27 2021
World Cancer DayThursday, February 04 2021
Int Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationSaturday, February 06 2021
Int Day of Women and Girls in ScienceThursday, February 11 2021
World Radio DaySaturday, February 13 2021
World Day of Social JusticeSaturday, February 20 2021
Int Mother Language DaySunday, February 21 2021
Zero Discrimination DayMonday, March 01 2021
World Wildlife DayWednesday, March 03 2021
Int Womens DayMonday, March 08 2021
Int Day of HappinessSaturday, March 20 2021
French Language DaySaturday, March 20 2021
Int Day for Elimination of Racial DiscriminationSunday, March 21 2021
World Poetry DaySunday, March 21 2021
Int Day of NowruzSunday, March 21 2021
World Down Syndrome DaySunday, March 21 2021
Int Day of ForestsSunday, March 21 2021
World Water DayMonday, March 22 2021
World Meteorological DayTuesday, March 23 2021
World Tuberculosis DayWednesday, March 24 2021
Int Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsWednesday, March 24 2021
Int Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeThursday, March 25 2021
Int Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersThursday, March 25 2021
World Autism Awareness DayFriday, April 02 2021
Int Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine ActionSunday, April 04 2021
Int Day of Sport for Development and PeaceTuesday, April 06 2021
Int Day of Reflection on the Genocide in RwandaWednesday, April 07 2021
World Health DayWednesday, April 07 2021
Int Day of Human Space FlightMonday, April 12 2021
Chinese Language DayTuesday, April 20 2021
World Creativity and Innovation DayWednesday, April 21 2021
Int Mother Earth DayThursday, April 22 2021
World Book and Copyright DayFriday, April 23 2021
English Language DayFriday, April 23 2021
Spanish Language DayFriday, April 23 2021
World Malaria DaySunday, April 25 2021
Int Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DayMonday, April 26 2021
World Intellectual Property DayMonday, April 26 2021
World Day for Safety and Health at WorkWednesday, April 28 2021
Int Jazz DayFriday, April 30 2021
Vesak the Day of the Full MoonFriday, April 30 2021
World Tuna DaySunday, May 02 2021
World Press Freedom DayMonday, May 03 2021
World Migratory Bird Day MaySaturday, May 08 2021
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarSaturday, May 08 2021
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarSunday, May 09 2021
Int Day of FamiliesSaturday, May 15 2021
Int Day of Living Together in PeaceSunday, May 16 2021
Int Day of LightSunday, May 16 2021
World Telecommunication and Information Society DayMonday, May 17 2021
World Bee DayThursday, May 20 2021
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentFriday, May 21 2021
Int Day for Biological DiversitySaturday, May 22 2021
Int Day to End Obstetric FistulaSunday, May 23 2021
Int Day of UN PeacekeepersSaturday, May 29 2021
World No Tobacco DayMonday, May 31 2021
Global Day of ParentsTuesday, June 01 2021
World Bicycle DayThursday, June 03 2021
Int Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionFriday, June 04 2021
World Environment DaySaturday, June 05 2021
Int Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated FishingSaturday, June 05 2021
Russian Language DaySunday, June 06 2021
World Oceans DayTuesday, June 08 2021
World Day Against Child LabourSaturday, June 12 2021
Int Albinism Awareness DaySunday, June 13 2021
World Blood Donor DayMonday, June 14 2021
World Elder Abuse Awareness DayTuesday, June 15 2021
Int Day of Family RemittancesWednesday, June 16 2021
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtThursday, June 17 2021
Sustainable Gastronomy DayFriday, June 18 2021
Int Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictSaturday, June 19 2021
World Refugee DaySunday, June 20 2021
Int Day of YogaMonday, June 21 2021
United Nations Public Service DayWednesday, June 23 2021
Int Widows DayWednesday, June 23 2021
Day of the SeafarerFriday, June 25 2021
Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingSaturday, June 26 2021
United Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of TortureSaturday, June 26 2021
Micro Small Med sized Enterprises DaySunday, June 27 2021
Int Day of the TropicsTuesday, June 29 2021
Int Asteroid DayWednesday, June 30 2021
Int Day of ParliamentarismWednesday, June 30 2021
Int Day of CooperativesSaturday, July 03 2021
World Population DaySunday, July 11 2021
World Youth Skills DayThursday, July 15 2021
Nelson Mandela Int DaySunday, July 18 2021
World Hepatitis DayWednesday, July 28 2021
Int Day of FriendshipFriday, July 30 2021
World Day against Trafficking in PersonsFriday, July 30 2021
Int Day of the Worlds Indigenous PeoplesMonday, August 09 2021
Int Youth DayThursday, August 12 2021
World Humanitarian DayThursday, August 19 2021
Int Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismSaturday, August 21 2021
Int Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its AbolitionMonday, August 23 2021
Int Day against Nuclear TestsSunday, August 29 2021
Int Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesMonday, August 30 2021
Int Day of CharitySunday, September 05 2021
Int Literacy DayWednesday, September 08 2021
World Suicide Prevention DayFriday, September 10 2021
United Nations Day for South South CooperationSunday, September 12 2021
Int Day of DemocracyWednesday, September 15 2021
Int Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerThursday, September 16 2021
Int Day of PeaceTuesday, September 21 2021
Int Day of Sign LanguagesThursday, September 23 2021
Int Day for the Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsSunday, September 26 2021
World Tourism DayMonday, September 27 2021
Int Day for Universal Access to InformationTuesday, September 28 2021
World Rabies DayTuesday, September 28 2021
World Maritime DayThursday, September 30 2021
Int Translation DayThursday, September 30 2021
Int Day of Older PersonsFriday, October 01 2021
Int Day of Non ViolenceSaturday, October 02 2021
World Habitat DayMonday, October 04 2021
World Teachers DayTuesday, October 05 2021
World Migratory Bird Day OctoberSaturday, October 09 2021
World Post DaySaturday, October 09 2021
World Mental Health DaySunday, October 10 2021
Int Day of the Girl ChildMonday, October 11 2021
Int Day for Disaster ReductionWednesday, October 13 2021
Int Day of Rural WomenFriday, October 15 2021
World Food DaySaturday, October 16 2021
Int Day for the Eradication of PovertySunday, October 17 2021
United Nations DaySunday, October 24 2021
World Development Information DaySunday, October 24 2021
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageWednesday, October 27 2021
World Cities DaySunday, October 31 2021
Int Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsTuesday, November 02 2021
World Tsunami Awareness DayFriday, November 05 2021
Int Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictSaturday, November 06 2021
World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentWednesday, November 10 2021
World Diabetes DaySunday, November 14 2021
Int Day for ToleranceTuesday, November 16 2021
World Philosophy DayThursday, November 18 2021
World Toilet DayFriday, November 19 2021
Africa Industrialization DaySaturday, November 20 2021
Universal Childrens DaySaturday, November 20 2021
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsSunday, November 21 2021
World Television DaySunday, November 21 2021
Int Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenThursday, November 25 2021
Int Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleMonday, November 29 2021
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareTuesday, November 30 2021
World AIDS DayWednesday, December 01 2021
Int Day for the Abolition of SlaveryThursday, December 02 2021
Int Day of Persons with DisabilitiesFriday, December 03 2021
Int Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentSunday, December 05 2021
World Soil DaySunday, December 05 2021
Int Civil Aviation DayTuesday, December 07 2021
Int Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this CrimeThursday, December 09 2021
Int Anti Corruption DayThursday, December 09 2021
Human Rights DayFriday, December 10 2021
Int Mountain DaySaturday, December 11 2021
Int Day of NeutralitySunday, December 12 2021
Int Universal Health Coverage DaySunday, December 12 2021
Int Migrants DaySaturday, December 18 2021
Arabic Language DaySaturday, December 18 2021
Int Human Solidarity DayMonday, December 20 2021

2022 Unesco holidays

Holiday NameHoliday Date
Int Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustThursday, January 27 2022
World Cancer DayFriday, February 04 2022
Int Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationSunday, February 06 2022
Int Day of Women and Girls in ScienceFriday, February 11 2022
World Radio DaySunday, February 13 2022
World Day of Social JusticeSunday, February 20 2022
Int Mother Language DayMonday, February 21 2022
Zero Discrimination DayTuesday, March 01 2022
World Wildlife DayThursday, March 03 2022
Int Womens DayTuesday, March 08 2022
Int Day of HappinessSunday, March 20 2022
French Language DaySunday, March 20 2022
Int Day for Elimination of Racial DiscriminationMonday, March 21 2022
World Poetry DayMonday, March 21 2022
Int Day of NowruzMonday, March 21 2022
World Down Syndrome DayMonday, March 21 2022
Int Day of ForestsMonday, March 21 2022
World Water DayTuesday, March 22 2022
World Meteorological DayWednesday, March 23 2022
World Tuberculosis DayThursday, March 24 2022
Int Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsThursday, March 24 2022
Int Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeFriday, March 25 2022
Int Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersFriday, March 25 2022
World Autism Awareness DaySaturday, April 02 2022
Int Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine ActionMonday, April 04 2022
Int Day of Sport for Development and PeaceWednesday, April 06 2022
Int Day of Reflection on the Genocide in RwandaThursday, April 07 2022
World Health DayThursday, April 07 2022
Int Day of Human Space FlightTuesday, April 12 2022
Chinese Language DayWednesday, April 20 2022
World Creativity and Innovation DayThursday, April 21 2022
Int Mother Earth DayFriday, April 22 2022
World Book and Copyright DaySaturday, April 23 2022
English Language DaySaturday, April 23 2022
Spanish Language DaySaturday, April 23 2022
World Malaria DayMonday, April 25 2022
Int Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DayTuesday, April 26 2022
World Intellectual Property DayTuesday, April 26 2022
World Day for Safety and Health at WorkThursday, April 28 2022
Int Jazz DaySaturday, April 30 2022
Vesak the Day of the Full MoonSaturday, April 30 2022
World Tuna DayMonday, May 02 2022
World Press Freedom DayTuesday, May 03 2022
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarSunday, May 08 2022
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarMonday, May 09 2022
World Migratory Bird Day MaySaturday, May 14 2022
Int Day of FamiliesSunday, May 15 2022
Int Day of Living Together in PeaceMonday, May 16 2022
Int Day of LightMonday, May 16 2022
World Telecommunication and Information Society DayTuesday, May 17 2022
World Bee DayFriday, May 20 2022
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentSaturday, May 21 2022
Int Day for Biological DiversitySunday, May 22 2022
Int Day to End Obstetric FistulaMonday, May 23 2022
Int Day of UN PeacekeepersSunday, May 29 2022
World No Tobacco DayTuesday, May 31 2022
Global Day of ParentsWednesday, June 01 2022
World Bicycle DayFriday, June 03 2022
Int Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionSaturday, June 04 2022
World Environment DaySunday, June 05 2022
Int Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated FishingSunday, June 05 2022
Russian Language DayMonday, June 06 2022
World Oceans DayWednesday, June 08 2022
World Day Against Child LabourSunday, June 12 2022
Int Albinism Awareness DayMonday, June 13 2022
World Blood Donor DayTuesday, June 14 2022
World Elder Abuse Awareness DayWednesday, June 15 2022
Int Day of Family RemittancesThursday, June 16 2022
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtFriday, June 17 2022
Sustainable Gastronomy DaySaturday, June 18 2022
Int Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictSunday, June 19 2022
World Refugee DayMonday, June 20 2022
Int Day of YogaTuesday, June 21 2022
United Nations Public Service DayThursday, June 23 2022
Int Widows DayThursday, June 23 2022
Day of the SeafarerSaturday, June 25 2022
Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingSunday, June 26 2022
United Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of TortureSunday, June 26 2022
Micro Small Med sized Enterprises DayMonday, June 27 2022
Int Day of the TropicsWednesday, June 29 2022
Int Asteroid DayThursday, June 30 2022
Int Day of ParliamentarismThursday, June 30 2022
Int Day of CooperativesSaturday, July 02 2022
World Population DayMonday, July 11 2022
World Youth Skills DayFriday, July 15 2022
Nelson Mandela Int DayMonday, July 18 2022
World Hepatitis DayThursday, July 28 2022
Int Day of FriendshipSaturday, July 30 2022
World Day against Trafficking in PersonsSaturday, July 30 2022
Int Day of the Worlds Indigenous PeoplesTuesday, August 09 2022
Int Youth DayFriday, August 12 2022
World Humanitarian DayFriday, August 19 2022
Int Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismSunday, August 21 2022
Int Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its AbolitionTuesday, August 23 2022
Int Day against Nuclear TestsMonday, August 29 2022
Int Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesTuesday, August 30 2022
Int Day of CharityMonday, September 05 2022
Int Literacy DayThursday, September 08 2022
World Suicide Prevention DaySaturday, September 10 2022
United Nations Day for South South CooperationMonday, September 12 2022
Int Day of DemocracyThursday, September 15 2022
Int Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerFriday, September 16 2022
Int Day of PeaceWednesday, September 21 2022
Int Day of Sign LanguagesFriday, September 23 2022
Int Day for the Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsMonday, September 26 2022
World Tourism DayTuesday, September 27 2022
Int Day for Universal Access to InformationWednesday, September 28 2022
World Rabies DayWednesday, September 28 2022
World Maritime DayThursday, September 29 2022
Int Translation DayFriday, September 30 2022
Int Day of Older PersonsSaturday, October 01 2022
Int Day of Non ViolenceSunday, October 02 2022
World Habitat DayMonday, October 03 2022
World Teachers DayWednesday, October 05 2022
World Migratory Bird Day OctoberSaturday, October 08 2022
World Post DaySunday, October 09 2022
World Mental Health DayMonday, October 10 2022
Int Day of the Girl ChildTuesday, October 11 2022
Int Day for Disaster ReductionThursday, October 13 2022
Int Day of Rural WomenSaturday, October 15 2022
World Food DaySunday, October 16 2022
Int Day for the Eradication of PovertyMonday, October 17 2022
United Nations DayMonday, October 24 2022
World Development Information DayMonday, October 24 2022
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageThursday, October 27 2022
World Cities DayMonday, October 31 2022
Int Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsWednesday, November 02 2022
World Tsunami Awareness DaySaturday, November 05 2022
Int Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictSunday, November 06 2022
World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentThursday, November 10 2022
World Diabetes DayMonday, November 14 2022
Int Day for ToleranceWednesday, November 16 2022
World Philosophy DayThursday, November 17 2022
World Toilet DaySaturday, November 19 2022
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsSunday, November 20 2022
Africa Industrialization DaySunday, November 20 2022
Universal Childrens DaySunday, November 20 2022
World Television DayMonday, November 21 2022
Int Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenFriday, November 25 2022
Int Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleTuesday, November 29 2022
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareWednesday, November 30 2022
World AIDS DayThursday, December 01 2022
Int Day for the Abolition of SlaveryFriday, December 02 2022
Int Day of Persons with DisabilitiesSaturday, December 03 2022
Int Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentMonday, December 05 2022
World Soil DayMonday, December 05 2022
Int Civil Aviation DayWednesday, December 07 2022
Int Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this CrimeFriday, December 09 2022
Int Anti Corruption DayFriday, December 09 2022
Human Rights DaySaturday, December 10 2022
Int Mountain DaySunday, December 11 2022
Int Day of NeutralityMonday, December 12 2022
Int Universal Health Coverage DayMonday, December 12 2022
Int Migrants DaySunday, December 18 2022
Arabic Language DaySunday, December 18 2022
Int Human Solidarity DayTuesday, December 20 2022