International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace (Peace Day) was established in 1981 for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences, to contribute to building a Culture of Peace and to educate and raise public awareness on issues related to peace. For the 24 hours of this Day,...

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

The developing countries of the South-South Cooperation are located primarily in the Southern Hemisphere, and include Asia (except for Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan), Central America, South America, Mexico, Africa, and the Middle East...

International Day of Parliamentarism

Parliament is a 14th century English term derived from Anglo-Norman and coming from the 11th century Old French parlement, from parler, meaning “to talk”. In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government (similar to a...

International Day of Living Together in Peace

Following the devastation of the Second World War, the United Nations was established to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, and to achieve international cooperation in solving international problems, including by promoting and encouraging respect for...

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The World Health Organization recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week, or a combination of both. In addition to health benefits, sport is a fundamental right, and a powerful tool to strengthen social...