GLOBAL DAY OF PARENTS: JUNE 1, 2014

 

GLOBAL DAY OF PARENTS

Quick Facts

Global Day of Parents appreciates the role of a parent in nurturing and fostering growth for their children.

Local names

Name Language
Global Day of Parents English
Día Mundial de los padres Spanish
היום העולמי של הורים Hebrew
باليوم العالمي للوالدين Arabic
부모의 글로벌 데이 Korean
Weltelterntag German

Global Day of Parents 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Global Day of Parents 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

Global Day of Parents is a United Nations (UN) observance that is celebrated on June 1 each year to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.

Parents play an important part in shaping one’s life.

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Celebrate Global Day of Parents

People all over the world have the opportunity to appreciate parents and parental figures for the vital role they play in the development of families. Community leaders, parents, children, teachers, and family organizations get together in celebrating the day and promoting effective parenting.

Public life

Global Day of Parents is a worldwide observance and not a public holiday.

About Global Day of Parents

On September 17, 2012, the UN publicly declared that the Global Day of Parents would be held annually on June 1. This observance recognizes parents as vital in providing protection and positive development for their children. The UN also noted that parents of every race, religion, culture and nationality in all parts of the world were the primary caregivers and teachers of their children.

Global Day of Parents Observances

 

Weekday Date Year Name Holiday type Where it is observed
Sat Jun 1 2013 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Sun Jun 1 2014 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Mon Jun 1 2015 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Wed Jun 1 2016 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Thu Jun 1 2017 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Fri Jun 1 2018 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Sat Jun 1 2019 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance
Mon Jun 1 2020 Global Day of Parents United Nations observance

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