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United Nations Observances

Peace and Security

Days
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action A/RES/60/97
8–9 May Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War A/RES/59/26
29 May International Day of UN Peacekeepers
A/RES/57/129
29 August International Day against Nuclear Tests A/RES/64/35
21 September International Day of Peace
A/RES/36/67
A/RES/55/282
2 October International Day of Non-Violence A/RES/61/271
24 October United Nations Day
A/RES/168 (II)
A/RES/2782 (XXVI)
29 November International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People A/RES/32/40B
Weeks
24–30 October Disarmament Week A/RES/S-10/2,
p. 102
6–12 November
(The week in which 11 November falls)
International Week of Science and Peace A/RES/43/61
Years
2014 International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People A/RES/68/12
2009 International Year of Reconciliation A/RES/61/17
2000 International Year for the Culture of Peace A/RES/52/15
1995 World Year of Peoples’ Commemoration of the Victims of the Second World War A/RES/49/25
1986 International Year of Peace A/RES/37/16
A/RES/40/3
1985 Year of The United Nations A/RES/39/161 A
Decades
2001–2010 International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World A/RES/59/143
1990s Third Disarmament Decade A/RES/43/78 L
A/RES/45/62 A
1980–1990 Second Disarmament Decade A/RES/35/46
1970s Disarmament Decade A/RES/2602 E (XXIV)
Anniversaries
2008 60th Anniversary of UN Peacekeeping Operations