June awareness days

June Awareness Days

June Awareness Days 2019/2020 Worldwide List & Social Media Calendar

Our June awareness days list of worldwide international awareness days are fact checked to make sure they’re not social media hype or fake news. We’ve included all the fixed June international awareness days we could find including all the UN International Days. If you’re aware of any fixed international June awareness days not included on our list please add your comments at the bottom the page so we can include all June awareness days.

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Date International Awareness Days Acronym First Observed Where? Founder / Organizations Filter Tags / Categories June Awareness Day Facts/Trivia Social Media Hashtags
1 June Global Day of Parents 2013 worldwide. UN. family day, family awareness day. The Global Day of Parents is a day to celebrate the key role parents play in the full and harmonious development of children for the well-being of families and wider society. See also Parents’ Day (US) #GlobalDayofParents
1 June World Milk Day 2001 worldwide. UN, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization). food day, food awareness day, sustainable development. Celebrates the contributions of the dairy sector to sustainability, economic development, livelihoods and nutrition. UN June awareness day. #WorldMilkDay
2 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 1953 Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in Westminster Abbey, London, England, following the death of her father, King George VI the previous year.
3 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 1931 Raúl Castro, the 17th Prime Minister of Cuba was born. In 1926 Allen Ginsberg, American poet, was born, In 1808 Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America was born. On this day in 2016 Muhammad Ali, U.S. boxer died. In 1924 Franz Kafka, Czech/German writer died. In 1875 Georges Bizet, French composer died. In 1989 Ruhollah Khomeini, first leader of Iran died.
4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression IDICVA 1982 worldwide. UN. children’s rights day, rights awareness day. A day to recognize children throughout the world are victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse and to re-affirm the UN’s commitment to protect the rights of children. UN June awareness days. #IDICVA (or add year:) #IDICVA2019 #VictimsofAggression
5 June World Environment Day WED 1973 worldwide. UN, UNEP. environment day, environmental awareness day. A day to connect with nature and understand environmental issues in order to move towards sustainable consumption. Each year this global awareness raising event is held in a different country with a different theme. UN June awareness days. #WorldEnvironmentDay #WithNature
6 June Russian Language Day 2010 worldwide. UN. culture day, cultural awareness day. Celebrate the birthday of Russian poet A.S. Pushkin along with multilingualism and cultural diversity. Russian is one of the six official languages of the UN along with French (20th March), Arabic (18th December), Chinese (20th April), Spanish and English (23rd April). UN June awareness days. #RussianLanguageDay
7 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 1958 Prince, American singer-songwriter, musician and actor was born. In 1952 Liam Neeson Irish American actor born. In 1940 Tom Jones, Welsh American singer and actor born. In 1848 Paul Gauguin, French painter was born. In 1954 Alan Turing, English mathematician died. In 1329 Robert the Bruce, Scottish king died.
8 June World Oceans Day 1992 worldwide. UN, DOALOS (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea), ICOD (International Centre for Ocean Development), OIC (Ocean Institute of Canada). environment day, environmental awareness day. A day to celebrate oceans and get involved with conservation action to find better solutions to plastic pollution, marine litter, sustainable management of ocean resources towards healthier oceans which will benefit us all. UN June awareness days. #WorldOceansDay
9 June Coral Triangle Day CTDay 2012 Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste and worldwide. WWF (World Wildlife Fund), CTI-CFF (Coral Triangle Initiative On Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security). environment day, environmental awareness day. A day to raise awareness of ocean conservation and ocean protection in general and celebrate marine biodiversity in the Coral Triangle. Get involved with beach clean-ups, eat sustainable seafood and share on social media. #SayNo2Plastic #CoralTriangle #CTDay (or add year:) #CTDay2019
10 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 1935 Alcoholics Anonymous was founded to help combat alcoholism.
11 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 2010 the 19th FIFA Soccer World Cup was hosted in Africa for the first time and won by Spain.
12 June World Day Against Child Labour WDACL 2002 worldwide. UN, ILO (International Labour Organization). children’s day, children’s rights day, rights awareness day. A day to bring attention to the international efforts being made to end child labour in any of its forms worldwide. UN June awareness days. #NOChildLabour #WDACL (or add year:) #WDACL2019 #WorldDayAgainstChildLabor
13 June International Albinism Awareness Day IAAD 2013 worldwide. UN, UNESCO. health day, health awareness day A day to challenge the stigma, discrimination and violence against people with Albinism. Albinism is a non-contagious genetically inherited rare difference from birth which is found in both sexes worldwide. UN June awareness days. #NotGhosts #IAAD (or add year:) #IAAD2019
14 June World Blood Donor Day WBDD 2004 worldwide. UN, WHO. health day, health awareness day. Raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving, donations. UN June awareness days. #WBDD #WorldBloodDonorDay
14 June Cupcake Day 2017 UK. Alzheimer’s Society. food day, fun day, food awareness day. Dementia is the number one cause of death in England and Wales and there’s no cure. Host a Cupcake Day or get involved online and support the fight against dementia. #CupcakeDay
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day WEAAD 2012 worldwide. UN. rights day, rights awareness day. A day to reflect on the rights of older people to live in dignity, free from abuse and exploitation which can lead to poverty, health issues leading to premature mortality. UN June awareness days. #WEAAD #ElderAbuse
15 June Global Wind Day 2007 worldwide. EWEA (European Wind Energy Association), GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council). environment day, environmental awareness day. A day to celebrate wind energy and how it has reshaped the energy generation marketplace and debate. Wind energy decarbonizes economies and creates jobs. #GlobalWindDay
16 June International Day of the African Child IDAC 1991 Africa and worldwide. WHO, UNICEF, OAU (Organisation of African Unity), ACERWC (African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child). remembrance day, rights day, education day, awareness day. A day to raise awareness of the need to continue to improve the education of African children. Held on this day to honor the hundreds of people were killed and injured in the Soweto Uprising in 1976. #InternationalDayOfTheAfricanChild #IDAC2019 (change year)
16 June The International Day of Family Remittances IDFR 2014 worldwide. UN, GMG (Global Migration Group, IOM (The United Nations Migration Agency), IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) family day, rights day, rights awareness day. Money sent home by migrants helps families put food on the table, send their children to school, support economic development and job creation. All helping to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) one family at a time. UN June awareness days. #IDFR (or add year:) #IDFR2019
17 June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought WDCD 1995 worldwide. UN, WHO, UNESCO, UNCCD (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification). environment day, environmental awareness day. A day to raise awareness of desertification and drought, highlight methods to prevent desertification and recover from drought. #WDCD #LoveLand4Climate
17 June Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2017 worldwide. UN, UNESCO, FAO. culture day, sustainable development, food day, food awareness day. Gastronomy is an important aspect of cultural expression which ties in with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through biodiversity, sustainable food production, agricultural development, nutrition and food security. UN June awareness days. #SustainableGastronomyDay
18 June Autistic Pride Day 2005 worldwide. AFF (Aspies For Freedom), ANI (Autism Network International), ASAN (Autistic Self Advocacy Network). health day, health awareness day. A day to raise awareness and celebration the neurodiversity and potential of all people including those on the autism spectrum. See also World Autism Awareness Day. #AutisticPrideDay #ActuallyAutistic
19 June International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2016 worldwide. UN, ECOSOC (United Nations Economic and Social Council). rights day, rights awareness day. Raise awareness the end conflict-related sexual violence, honor victims and survivors of sexual violence and pay tribute to those who have devoted and/or lost their lives standing up to help end these crimes. UN June awareness days. #StopSVC
20 June World Refugee Day / African Refugee Day 2001 worldwide. UN, UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency), OAU (Organization of African Unity). rights day, rights awareness day. A day to show support for refugees and urge governments to do their fair share to help refugees and their families. UN June awareness days. #WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay
21 June World Music Day / Fête de la Musique / Make Music Day FDLM 1981 120+ countries worldwide. Jack Lang. arts day, music day. Annual summer solstice music celebration of music. All musicians are encouraged to perform on the streets and organize free concerts. #FeteMusique #FDLM (or add year:) #FDLM2019
21 June World Hydrography Day WHD 2007 worldwide. UN, IHO (International Hydrographic Organization), NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), IFHS (International Federation of Hydrographic Societies). navigation day, science awareness day. A day to raise awareness of the importance of hydrography (surveys and charts of oceans, seas, coastal areas, lakes and rivers) and celebrate the work of hydrographers who facilitate safe navigation maps along with scientific, security and environmental information. #HydrographyDay
21 June International Day of Yoga / Yoga Day 2015 worldwide. UN. health day, cultural awareness day. A day to raise awareness of the health benefits of practicing yoga and celebrate the physical, mental and spiritual practice of Yoga that originated in India. UN June awareness days. #InternationalDayofYoga #YogaDay
21 June National Selfie Day 2014 USA, UK. DJ Rick McNeely. photography day, fun day, online day. Selfie day has attracted media coverage from ABC News and BBC News and has gone viral. To participate share your selfies via social media. #NationalSelfieDay #SelfieDay
22 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 1633 the Catholic Church forced Galileo Galilei to renounce heliocentrism (his theory that the Sun is the center of the Universe, rather than Earth) and he was placed under house arrest for the rest of his life.
23 June United Nations Public Service Day UNPSD 2003 worldwide. UN, UNESCO (United Nations Economic and Social Council). culture day, cultural awareness day UNESCO (United Nations Economic and Social Council) bestows UN Public Service Awards on UN Public Service Day for contributions made to the cause of enhancing the role, prestige, and visibility of public service. #UNPublicServiceDay #UNPSD (or add year:) #UNPSD2019 #PublicServiceDay
23 June International Widows Day 2011 worldwide. UN, The Loomba Foundation. family rights day, rights awareness day. Widows in many societies have few, if any, rights to inheritance or land ownership and find themselves dependent on the charity of their husbands’ relatives. International Widows Day was established by The Loomba Foundation. On this day in 1954 Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of Lord Loomba, the foundation’s founder, became a widow. UN June awareness days. #InternationalWidowsDay #WidowsDay
24 June No verified international June awareness days today On this day in 1901 eighteen year old Pablo Picasso was featured in his first exhibition in Ambroise Vollard’s gallery in Paris, France.
25 June Day of the Seafarer 2011 worldwide. UN, WMU (World Maritime University), IMLI (International Maritime Law Institute). seafarers awareness day. A day to give thanks to seafarers for the risks they take doing their jobs and to recognize the vital role sea transport plays in all our lives either directly or indirectly. UN June calendar day. A different hashtag is used each year #CareerAtSea #AtSeaForAll #ThankYouSeafarers #SeafarersMatter (2017)
26 June International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 1998 worldwide. UN, OHCHR (Office of the High Commissioner Human Rights). rights day, rights awareness day. A day to support victims of torture and all the people being tortured around the world today. Under international law torture is a crime which cannot be justified under any circumstances. UN June awareness days. #SupportLifeAfterTorture
26 June International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking / World Drug Day 2010 worldwide. UN, UNODC (UN Office on Drugs and Crime). health day, health awareness day. A day to recognize the problem illicit drugs represents to society and raise awareness of the dangers associated with illicit drugs use. UN June awareness day. #ListenFirst
27 June Micro- Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day MSMEs 2017 worldwide. UN, ITC (International Trade Centre). economy, awareness day. A day to recognize the contribution MSMEs make to livelihoods, local communities and international development and to campaign for more support at all levels of government worldwide. UN June awareness days. #MSMEDay #SmallBusinessBigImpact
28 June Tau Day 2017 worldwide. MIT and various mathematicians. science day, mathematics day, geek day, internet day. On this day in 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie are assassinated which triggered the First World War. See also Pi Day on 14 March. #TauDay
29 June International Day of the Tropics 2016 worldwide. UN, UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). environment day, environmental awareness day. A day to acknowledge the diversity and potential of the region and highlight the challenges facing the world’s tropical zone and the need for countries in the tropics to play their role towards the UN’s sustainable development goals. UN June awareness day. UN June awareness days. #WeAreTheTropics #TropicsDay
30 June International Asteroid Day 2015 78+ countries worldwide. UNOOSA (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs), COPUOS (Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space), California Academy of Sciences, Discovery Science day, European Space Agency (ESA), Association of Space Explorers (ASE), Planetary Society, B612 Foundation etc. science day, awareness day. Held annually on the anniversary of the 1908 Tunguska asteroid impact in Siberia to raise awareness of the impact threat of an asteroid striking the earth and the preparations you can take to help protect our planet, your families and future generations. #AsteroidDay

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