United Nations Anniversaries

The United Nations observes milestone anniversaries of key events in its history.

2018

70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
70th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping
70th anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
25th Anniversary of UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination
25th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders
20th anniversary of the Rome Statue establishing the International Criminal Court

2015

70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations
Thirty-fifth anniversary of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (A/RES/70/69)

2014

20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family

2012

60th anniversary of the UN Disarmament Commission (11 January)
40th anniversary of the Seabed Treaty (18 May)
20th anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Minorities (18 December)

2011

25th Anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Right to Development (4 December)
50th Anniversary of the death of Dag Hammarskjöld (18 September)
25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster (26 April)

2010

50th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
(14 December)

2009

20th Anniversary of the Adoption by the General Assembly of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

2008

60th Anniversary of UN Peacekeeping Operations 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

1998

50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Section: 
Drupal template developed by DPI Web Services Section