Every year, United Nations Day is commemorated on October 24, reflecting the official creation of the United Nations on this day in the year 1945. The UN Day has been marked throughout the world with meetings, discussions and exhibits about the achievements and goals of the organization. In 1971, the General Assembly recommended that member states observe it as a public holiday. United Nations Day, on 24 October, marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. UN Day, celebrated every year, offers the opportunity to amplify our common agenda and reaffirm the purposes and principles of the UN Charter that have guided us for the past 77 years. As United Nations Day 2023 nears, here’s all you need to know about the history and significance of the global event. United Nations Public Service Day 2023 Date: Know History And Significance Of The Day That Honours People Working In Public Service Domain.

United Nations Day 2023 Date

United Nations Day 2023 will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 24.

United Nations Day History

October 24 marks the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations. In 1947, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared the day to be celebrated as United Nations Day to highlight the aims and achievements of the United Nations.  In 1971, the UNGA adopted a further resolution (United Nations Resolution 2782) declaring that United Nations Day shall be an international observance or international holiday. It also recommended that the day should be observed as a public holiday by United Nations member states. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2023 Date, History and Significance: Everything To Know About the Global Event.

United Nations Day Significance

United Nations Day is a perfect opportunity to encourage communities and governments to build a better world together and commit to a future that lives up to the name of our indispensable organization. The day promotes awareness about the aims, goals, and achievements of the UN and reflects on the organization's role in promoting peace, security, and sustainable development worldwide. On this day, various events and activities take place around the world to mark the occasion like seminars, discussions, cultural events, exhibitions, and educational programs that focus on the work of the United Nations.

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