United Nations Day 2020

United Nations Day is observed on 24 October every year to mark the anniversary of the UN Chater’s entry into force in 1945. The UN Charter is a landmark document that represents dreams, aspirations and hopes of “we the peoples”.

When is United Nations Day Celebrated in 2020

Date Day Celebrated
24 October Saturday Across the world

United Nations Day from 2021 to 2025

Year Date Day
2021 24 October Sunday
2022 24 October Monday
2023 24 October Tuesday
2024 24 October Thursday
2025 24 October Friday

History of United Nations Day

The United Nations General Assembly in 1948, declared 24 October as United Nations Day, which is also the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations. The UN General Assembly in 1971, further declared that the day shall be an international holiday or global observance and requested that the day should be observed as a public holiday by the UN member states.

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United Nations Day Activities

Every year, a variety of programs and events are organised by the international network of UN Information Centres to mark the day. Events such as ceremonies, panel discussions, seminars, art competitions, symposiums for students, film screenings, rallies, and photo/book exhibitions are observed during the United Nations Day.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

To promote prosperity along with protecting the planet, the UN asked all nations, be it poor, rich or middle-income to promote prosperity along with protecting the planet. Hence, the UN Sustainable Development Goals was set as a blueprint. Below are the 17 goals set by the UN:

Goal 1: End Poverty in Forms

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Goal 3: Health

Goal 4: Education

Goal 5: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Goal 6: Water and Sanitation

Goal 7: Energy

Goal 8: Economic Growth

Goal 9: Infrastructure, Industrialisation

Goal 10: Inequality

Goal 11: Cities

Goal 12: Sustainable Consumption and Production

Goal 13: Climate Change

Goal 14: Oceans

Goal 15: Biodiversity, Forests, Deforestation

Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

Goal 17: Partnerships

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