United Nations Observance Days

Observance days recognised by the UN which are of particular note to UEA (including Zamenhof Day). The list is compiled according to the 2020 attributed names. Be aware that from time to time the official names of the days may be amended by the UN. UEA pays particular attention to the observance days whose dates are dark blue. 

24 Jan

International Day of Education

27 Jan

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

21 Feb

International Mother Language Day

8 Mar

International Women’s Day

21 Mar

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

15 May

International Day of Families

21 May

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 Jun

World Refugee Day Tago de Rifuĝintoj

30 Jul

International Day of Friendship

9 Aug

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

12 Aug

International Youth Day

21 Sep

International Day of Peace

27 Sep

World Tourism Day

30 Sep

International Translation Day

1 Oct

International Day of Older Persons

2 Oct

International Day of Non-Violence

24 Oct

United Nations Day

16 Nov

International Day for Tolerance

20 Nov

World Children’s Day

10 Dec

International Human Rights Day

15 Dec

Zamenhof-Day

20 Dec

International Human Solidarity Day

An at-a-glance look at our activities surrounding UN Observance Days 2021

21 March: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Declaration from TEJO (Esperanto)
Message from UEA for International Women’s Day  in Englishen Esperanto ~ en français; Declaration from TEJO 
International Mother Language Day 2021
Recorded version of the message read in Esperanto by the second vice president of UEA. Subtitles in Esperanto. 
A report on our successful activity around International Mother Language Day.
21 February 2021: Message from UEA for International Mother Language Day  in English ~ en Esperanto ~ en français
The numerous different language versions and the original in Esperanto were mentioned in the English-Language Newsletter of the Department of Global Communications

Films by the UN and UNESCO with subtitles in Esperanto

Subtitled in Esperanto by Scott Turton

Participate in the UN2020 Initiative for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Read more

Different voices recite the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the years 2015-2030. 

Message from the World Esperanto Association for International Human Rights Day 10 Dec and Zamenhof Day, 15 Dec, 2019

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