United Nations holidays in 2023

Holiday date Holiday Name
Wed, January 4 World Braille Day
Fri, January 27 International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
Wed, February 1 World Interfaith Harmony Week
Thu, February 2 World Wetlands Day
Mon, February 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Sat, February 11 International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Mon, February 13 World Radio Day
Mon, February 20 World Day of Social Justice
Tue, February 21 International Mother Language Day
Wed, March 1 Zero Discrimination Day
Fri, March 3 World Wildlife Day
Wed, March 8 International Women's Day
Mon, March 20 International Day of Happiness
Tue, March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Tue, March 21 International Day of Forests
Tue, March 21 World Down Syndrome Day
Tue, March 21 World Poetry Day
Wed, March 22 World Water Day
Thu, March 23 World Meteorological Day
Fri, March 24 International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
Fri, March 24 World Tuberculosis Day
Sat, March 25 International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Sat, March 25 International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
Sun, April 2 World Autism Awareness Day
Tue, April 4 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Thu, April 6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Fri, April 7 Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide
Fri, April 7 World Health Day
Wed, April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight
Thu, April 20 Chinese Language Day
Sun, April 23 English Language Day
Sun, April 23 World Book and Copyright Day
Tue, April 25 World Malaria Day
Wed, April 26 International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
Wed, April 26 World Intellectual Property Day
Fri, April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Sun, April 30 International Jazz Day
Tue, May 2 World Tuna Day
Wed, May 3 World Press Freedom Day
Mon, May 8 Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War
Sat, May 13 World Migratory Bird Day
Mon, May 15 International Day of Families
Wed, May 17 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
Sun, May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
Mon, May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity
Tue, May 23 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
Mon, May 29 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
Wed, May 31 World No Tobacco Day
Thu, June 1 Global Day of Parents
Sun, June 4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Mon, June 5 World Environment Day
Thu, June 8 World Oceans Day
Mon, June 12 World Day Against Child Labour
Tue, June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day
Wed, June 14 World Blood Donor Day
Thu, June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Fri, June 16 International Day of Family Remittances
Sat, June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Mon, June 19 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Tue, June 20 World Refugee Day
Wed, June 21 International Day of Yoga
Fri, June 23 International Widows' Day
Fri, June 23 Public Service Day
Mon, June 26 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Mon, June 26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Fri, June 30 International Asteroid Day
Tue, July 11 World Population Day
Sat, July 15 World Youth Skills Day
Tue, July 18 Nelson Mandela Day
Fri, July 28 World Hepatitis Day
Sun, July 30 International Day of Friendship
Sun, July 30 World Day against Trafficking in Persons
Tue, August 1 World Breastfeeding Week
Wed, August 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People
Sat, August 12 International Youth Day
Sat, August 19 World Humanitarian Day
Wed, August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
Tue, August 29 International Day against Nuclear Tests
Wed, August 30 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Tue, September 5 International Day of Charity
Fri, September 8 International Literacy Day
Tue, September 12 International Day for South-South Cooperation
Fri, September 15 International Day of Democracy
Sat, September 16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Thu, September 21 International Day of Peace
Tue, September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Sun, October 1 International Day of Older Persons
Mon, October 2 International Day of Non-Violence
Mon, October 2 World Habitat Day
Wed, October 4 World Space Week
Thu, October 5 World Teachers' Day
Mon, October 9 World Post Day
Tue, October 10 World Mental Health Day
Wed, October 11 International Day of the Girl Child
Fri, October 13 International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
Sat, October 14 World Migratory Bird Day
Sun, October 15 International Day of Rural Women
Mon, October 16 World Food Day
Tue, October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Tue, October 24 Disarmament Week
Tue, October 24 United Nations Day
Tue, October 24 World Development Information Day
Fri, October 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
Tue, October 31 World Cities Day
Thu, November 2 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Mon, November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Fri, November 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development
Tue, November 14 World Diabetes Day
Thu, November 16 International Day for Tolerance
Sun, November 19 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Sun, November 19 World Toilet Day
Mon, November 20 Africa Industrialization Day
Mon, November 20 Universal Children's Day
Tue, November 21 World Television Day
Sat, November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Wed, November 29 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Thu, November 30 Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
Fri, December 1 World AIDS Day
Sat, December 2 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Sun, December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Tue, December 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
Tue, December 5 World Soil Day
Thu, December 7 International Civil Aviation Day
Sat, December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day
Sun, December 10 Human Rights Day
Mon, December 11 International Mountain Day
Mon, December 18 Arabic Language Day
Mon, December 18 International Migrants Day
Wed, December 20 International Human Solidarity Day