2019 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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2019 Unesco holidays

Holiday NameHoliday Date
Int Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustSunday, January 27 2019
World Cancer DayMonday, February 04 2019
Int Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationWednesday, February 06 2019
Int Day of Women and Girls in ScienceMonday, February 11 2019
World Radio DayWednesday, February 13 2019
World Day of Social JusticeWednesday, February 20 2019
Int Mother Language DayThursday, February 21 2019
Zero Discrimination DayFriday, March 01 2019
World Wildlife DaySunday, March 03 2019
Int Womens DayFriday, March 08 2019
Int Day of HappinessWednesday, March 20 2019
French Language DayWednesday, March 20 2019
Int Day for Elimination of Racial DiscriminationThursday, March 21 2019
World Poetry DayThursday, March 21 2019
Int Day of NowruzThursday, March 21 2019
World Down Syndrome DayThursday, March 21 2019
Int Day of ForestsThursday, March 21 2019
World Water DayFriday, March 22 2019
World Meteorological DaySaturday, March 23 2019
World Tuberculosis DaySunday, March 24 2019
Int Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsSunday, March 24 2019
Int Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeMonday, March 25 2019
Int Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersMonday, March 25 2019
World Autism Awareness DayTuesday, April 02 2019
Int Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine ActionThursday, April 04 2019
Int Day of Sport for Development and PeaceSaturday, April 06 2019
Int Day of Reflection on the Genocide in RwandaSunday, April 07 2019
World Health DaySunday, April 07 2019
Int Day of Human Space FlightFriday, April 12 2019
Chinese Language DaySaturday, April 20 2019
World Creativity and Innovation DaySunday, April 21 2019
Int Mother Earth DayMonday, April 22 2019
World Book and Copyright DayTuesday, April 23 2019
English Language DayTuesday, April 23 2019
Spanish Language DayTuesday, April 23 2019
World Malaria DayThursday, April 25 2019
Int Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DayFriday, April 26 2019
World Intellectual Property DayFriday, April 26 2019
World Day for Safety and Health at WorkSunday, April 28 2019
Int Jazz DayTuesday, April 30 2019
Vesak the Day of the Full MoonTuesday, April 30 2019
World Tuna DayThursday, May 02 2019
World Press Freedom DayFriday, May 03 2019
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarWednesday, May 08 2019
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarThursday, May 09 2019
World Migratory Bird Day MaySaturday, May 11 2019
Int Day of FamiliesWednesday, May 15 2019
Int Day of Living Together in PeaceThursday, May 16 2019
Int Day of LightThursday, May 16 2019
World Telecommunication and Information Society DayFriday, May 17 2019
World Bee DayMonday, May 20 2019
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentTuesday, May 21 2019
Int Day for Biological DiversityWednesday, May 22 2019
Int Day to End Obstetric FistulaThursday, May 23 2019
Int Day of UN PeacekeepersWednesday, May 29 2019
World No-Tobacco DayFriday, May 31 2019
Global Day of ParentsSaturday, June 01 2019
World Bicycle DayMonday, June 03 2019
Int Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionTuesday, June 04 2019
World Environment DayWednesday, June 05 2019
Int Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated FishingWednesday, June 05 2019
Russian Language DayThursday, June 06 2019
World Oceans DaySaturday, June 08 2019
World Day Against Child LabourWednesday, June 12 2019
Int Albinism Awareness DayThursday, June 13 2019
World Blood Donor DayFriday, June 14 2019
World Elder Abuse Awareness DaySaturday, June 15 2019
Int Day of Family RemittancesSunday, June 16 2019
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtMonday, June 17 2019
Sustainable Gastronomy DayTuesday, June 18 2019
Int Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictWednesday, June 19 2019
World Refugee DayThursday, June 20 2019
Int Day of YogaFriday, June 21 2019
United Nations Public Service DaySunday, June 23 2019
Int Widows DaySunday, June 23 2019
Day of the SeafarerTuesday, June 25 2019
Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingWednesday, June 26 2019
United Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of TortureWednesday, June 26 2019
Micro- Small Med-sized Enterprises DayThursday, June 27 2019
Int Day of the TropicsSaturday, June 29 2019
Int Asteroid DaySunday, June 30 2019
Int Day of ParliamentarismSunday, June 30 2019
Int Day of CooperativesSaturday, July 06 2019
World Population DayThursday, July 11 2019
World Youth Skills DayMonday, July 15 2019
Nelson Mandela Int DayThursday, July 18 2019
World Hepatitis DaySunday, July 28 2019
Int Day of FriendshipTuesday, July 30 2019
World Day against Trafficking in PersonsTuesday, July 30 2019
Int Day of the Worlds Indigenous PeoplesFriday, August 09 2019
Int Youth DayMonday, August 12 2019
World Humanitarian DayMonday, August 19 2019
Int Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismWednesday, August 21 2019
Int Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its AbolitionFriday, August 23 2019
Int Day against Nuclear TestsThursday, August 29 2019
Int Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesFriday, August 30 2019
Int Day of CharityThursday, September 05 2019
Int Literacy DaySunday, September 08 2019
World Suicide Prevention DayTuesday, September 10 2019
United Nations Day for South-South CooperationThursday, September 12 2019
Int Day of DemocracySunday, September 15 2019
Int Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerMonday, September 16 2019
Int Day of PeaceSaturday, September 21 2019
Int Day of Sign LanguagesMonday, September 23 2019
World Maritime DayThursday, September 26 2019
Int Day for the Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsThursday, September 26 2019
World Tourism DayFriday, September 27 2019
Int Day for Universal Access to InformationSaturday, September 28 2019
World Rabies DaySaturday, September 28 2019
Int Translation DayMonday, September 30 2019
Int Day of Older PersonsTuesday, October 01 2019
Int Day of Non-ViolenceWednesday, October 02 2019
World Teachers’ DaySaturday, October 05 2019
World Habitat DayMonday, October 07 2019
World Post DayWednesday, October 09 2019
World Mental Health DayThursday, October 10 2019
Int Day of the Girl ChildFriday, October 11 2019
World Migratory Bird Day OctoberSaturday, October 12 2019
Int Day for Disaster ReductionSunday, October 13 2019
Int Day of Rural WomenTuesday, October 15 2019
World Food DayWednesday, October 16 2019
Int Day for the Eradication of PovertyThursday, October 17 2019
United Nations DayThursday, October 24 2019
World Development Information DayThursday, October 24 2019
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageSunday, October 27 2019
World Cities DayThursday, October 31 2019
Int Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsSaturday, November 02 2019
World Tsunami Awareness DayTuesday, November 05 2019
Int Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictWednesday, November 06 2019
World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentSunday, November 10 2019
World Diabetes DayThursday, November 14 2019
Int Day for ToleranceSaturday, November 16 2019
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsSunday, November 17 2019
World Toilet DayTuesday, November 19 2019
Africa Industrialization DayWednesday, November 20 2019
Universal Children’s DayWednesday, November 20 2019
World Philosophy DayThursday, November 21 2019
World Television DayThursday, November 21 2019
Int Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenMonday, November 25 2019
Int Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleFriday, November 29 2019
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareSaturday, November 30 2019
World AIDS DaySunday, December 01 2019
Int Day for the Abolition of SlaveryMonday, December 02 2019
Int Day of Persons with DisabilitiesTuesday, December 03 2019
Int Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentThursday, December 05 2019
World Soil DayThursday, December 05 2019
Int Civil Aviation DaySaturday, December 07 2019
Int Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this CrimeMonday, December 09 2019
Int Anti-Corruption DayMonday, December 09 2019
Human Rights DayTuesday, December 10 2019
Int Mountain DayWednesday, December 11 2019
Int Day of NeutralityThursday, December 12 2019
Int Universal Health Coverage DayThursday, December 12 2019
Int Migrants DayWednesday, December 18 2019
Arabic Language DayWednesday, December 18 2019
Int Human Solidarity DayFriday, December 20 2019

2020 Unesco holidays

Holiday NameHoliday Date
Int Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustMonday, January 27 2020
World Cancer DayTuesday, February 04 2020
Int Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationThursday, February 06 2020
Int Day of Women and Girls in ScienceTuesday, February 11 2020
World Radio DayThursday, February 13 2020
World Day of Social JusticeThursday, February 20 2020
Int Mother Language DayFriday, February 21 2020
Zero Discrimination DaySunday, March 01 2020
World Wildlife DayTuesday, March 03 2020
Int Womens DaySunday, March 08 2020
Int Day of HappinessFriday, March 20 2020
French Language DayFriday, March 20 2020
Int Day for Elimination of Racial DiscriminationSaturday, March 21 2020
World Poetry DaySaturday, March 21 2020
Int Day of NowruzSaturday, March 21 2020
World Down Syndrome DaySaturday, March 21 2020
Int Day of ForestsSaturday, March 21 2020
World Water DaySunday, March 22 2020
World Meteorological DayMonday, March 23 2020
World Tuberculosis DayTuesday, March 24 2020
Int Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsTuesday, March 24 2020
Int Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeWednesday, March 25 2020
Int Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersWednesday, March 25 2020
World Autism Awareness DayThursday, April 02 2020
Int Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine ActionSaturday, April 04 2020
Int Day of Sport for Development and PeaceMonday, April 06 2020
Int Day of Reflection on the Genocide in RwandaTuesday, April 07 2020
World Health DayTuesday, April 07 2020
Int Day of Human Space FlightSunday, April 12 2020
Chinese Language DayMonday, April 20 2020
World Creativity and Innovation DayTuesday, April 21 2020
Int Mother Earth DayWednesday, April 22 2020
World Book and Copyright DayThursday, April 23 2020
English Language DayThursday, April 23 2020
Spanish Language DayThursday, April 23 2020
World Malaria DaySaturday, April 25 2020
Int Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DaySunday, April 26 2020
World Intellectual Property DaySunday, April 26 2020
World Day for Safety and Health at WorkTuesday, April 28 2020
Int Jazz DayThursday, April 30 2020
Vesak the Day of the Full MoonThursday, April 30 2020
World Tuna DaySaturday, May 02 2020
World Press Freedom DaySunday, May 03 2020
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarFriday, May 08 2020
World Migratory Bird Day MaySaturday, May 09 2020
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World WarSaturday, May 09 2020
Int Day of FamiliesFriday, May 15 2020
Int Day of Living Together in PeaceSaturday, May 16 2020
Int Day of LightSaturday, May 16 2020
World Telecommunication and Information Society DaySunday, May 17 2020
World Bee DayWednesday, May 20 2020
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentThursday, May 21 2020
Int Day for Biological DiversityFriday, May 22 2020
Int Day to End Obstetric FistulaSaturday, May 23 2020
Int Day of UN PeacekeepersFriday, May 29 2020
World No-Tobacco DaySunday, May 31 2020
Global Day of ParentsMonday, June 01 2020
World Bicycle DayWednesday, June 03 2020
Int Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionThursday, June 04 2020
World Environment DayFriday, June 05 2020
Int Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported Unregulated FishingFriday, June 05 2020
Russian Language DaySaturday, June 06 2020
World Oceans DayMonday, June 08 2020
World Day Against Child LabourFriday, June 12 2020
Int Albinism Awareness DaySaturday, June 13 2020
World Blood Donor DaySunday, June 14 2020
World Elder Abuse Awareness DayMonday, June 15 2020
Int Day of Family RemittancesTuesday, June 16 2020
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtWednesday, June 17 2020
Sustainable Gastronomy DayThursday, June 18 2020
Int Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictFriday, June 19 2020
World Refugee DaySaturday, June 20 2020
Int Day of YogaSunday, June 21 2020
United Nations Public Service DayTuesday, June 23 2020
Int Widows DayTuesday, June 23 2020
Day of the SeafarerThursday, June 25 2020
Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingFriday, June 26 2020
United Nations Int Day in Support of Victims of TortureFriday, June 26 2020
Micro- Small Med-sized Enterprises DaySaturday, June 27 2020
Int Day of the TropicsMonday, June 29 2020
Int Asteroid DayTuesday, June 30 2020
Int Day of ParliamentarismTuesday, June 30 2020
Int Day of CooperativesSaturday, July 04 2020
World Population DaySaturday, July 11 2020
World Youth Skills DayWednesday, July 15 2020
Nelson Mandela Int DaySaturday, July 18 2020
World Hepatitis DayTuesday, July 28 2020
Int Day of FriendshipThursday, July 30 2020
World Day against Trafficking in PersonsThursday, July 30 2020
Int Day of the Worlds Indigenous PeoplesSunday, August 09 2020
Int Youth DayWednesday, August 12 2020
World Humanitarian DayWednesday, August 19 2020
Int Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismFriday, August 21 2020
Int Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its AbolitionSunday, August 23 2020
Int Day against Nuclear TestsSaturday, August 29 2020
Int Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesSunday, August 30 2020
Int Day of CharitySaturday, September 05 2020
Int Literacy DayTuesday, September 08 2020
World Suicide Prevention DayThursday, September 10 2020
United Nations Day for South-South CooperationSaturday, September 12 2020
Int Day of DemocracyTuesday, September 15 2020
Int Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerWednesday, September 16 2020
Int Day of PeaceMonday, September 21 2020
Int Day of Sign LanguagesWednesday, September 23 2020
World Maritime DayThursday, September 24 2020
Int Day for the Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsSaturday, September 26 2020
World Tourism DaySunday, September 27 2020
Int Day for Universal Access to InformationMonday, September 28 2020
World Rabies DayMonday, September 28 2020
Int Translation DayWednesday, September 30 2020
Int Day of Older PersonsThursday, October 01 2020
Int Day of Non-ViolenceFriday, October 02 2020
World Habitat DayMonday, October 05 2020
World Teachers’ DayMonday, October 05 2020
World Post DayFriday, October 09 2020
World Migratory Bird Day OctoberSaturday, October 10 2020
World Mental Health DaySaturday, October 10 2020
Int Day of the Girl ChildSunday, October 11 2020
Int Day for Disaster ReductionTuesday, October 13 2020
Int Day of Rural WomenThursday, October 15 2020
World Food DayFriday, October 16 2020
Int Day for the Eradication of PovertySaturday, October 17 2020
World Statistics DayTuesday, October 20 2020
United Nations DaySaturday, October 24 2020
World Development Information DaySaturday, October 24 2020
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageTuesday, October 27 2020
World Cities DaySaturday, October 31 2020
Int Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsMonday, November 02 2020
World Tsunami Awareness DayThursday, November 05 2020
Int Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictFriday, November 06 2020
World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentTuesday, November 10 2020
World Diabetes DaySaturday, November 14 2020
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsSunday, November 15 2020
Int Day for ToleranceMonday, November 16 2020
World Philosophy DayThursday, November 19 2020
World Toilet DayThursday, November 19 2020
Africa Industrialization DayFriday, November 20 2020
Universal Children’s DayFriday, November 20 2020
World Television DaySaturday, November 21 2020
Int Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenWednesday, November 25 2020
Int Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleSunday, November 29 2020
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareMonday, November 30 2020
World AIDS DayTuesday, December 01 2020
Int Day for the Abolition of SlaveryWednesday, December 02 2020
Int Day of Persons with DisabilitiesThursday, December 03 2020
Int Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentSaturday, December 05 2020
World Soil DaySaturday, December 05 2020
Int Civil Aviation DayMonday, December 07 2020
Int Day of Commemoration Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this CrimeWednesday, December 09 2020
Int Anti-Corruption DayWednesday, December 09 2020
Human Rights DayThursday, December 10 2020
Int Mountain DayFriday, December 11 2020
Int Day of NeutralitySaturday, December 12 2020
Int Universal Health Coverage DaySaturday, December 12 2020
Int Migrants DayFriday, December 18 2020
Arabic Language DayFriday, December 18 2020
Int Human Solidarity DaySunday, December 20 2020