2022 Calendar of Major Events


7-16 February
60th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD60) on “Inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 for sustainable livelihoods, well-being and dignity for all: eradicating poverty and hunger in all its forms and dimensions to achieve the 2030 Agenda.”

20 February
World Day of Social Justice

21 March 
World Down Syndrome Day

2 April 
World Autism Awareness Day

6 April
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

19-20 April 
ECOSOC Youth Forum

25 April – 6 May
United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

5-6 May 
Multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

15 May 
International Day of Families

17 – 26 May and 7 June 
Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations

13 June 
International Albinism Awareness Day

14-16 June
15th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

15 June
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

16 June
International Day of Family Remittances

23 June 
UN Public Service Forum, Award and UN Public Service Day 

2 July 
International Day of Cooperatives

11 July
World Population Day

9 August 
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

12 August 
International Youth Day

21 September 
International Day of Peace

23 September 
International Day of Sign Languages

1 October
International Day of Older Persons

10 October
World Mental Health Day

12 October 
World Homelessness Day

17 October 
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

31 October 
World Cities Day

10 December 
Human Rights Day

3 December
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

20 December 
International Human Solidarity Day



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