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Important Days in June 2021: List of National and International Special Days

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Dashamlav | 24 May 2021 (अंतिम बदलाव: 24 May 2021)

Important Days are the national and international observance days to help promote an occasion, event or a cause. All the countries in the world observe and celebrate certain important days in the month of June. Many of these special days do not fall on specific dates but are observed on certain days of the week. And not just countries, but international organizations like United Nations also observe many special days in the month of June. Following is the comprehensive list of these days.

Important Days in June 2021

June is the sixth month in the Gregorian Calendar. A number of special days, such as World Environment Day and World Ocean Day fall in this month. Here is the complete list.

5 June: World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated on 05 June every year. It is one of the most celebrated international annual observances. Every year many events are organized on 05 June to highlight the importance of the environment and emphasize the issues related to it. This day is observed across more than 140 countries. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the official annual organizer of events held on this day worldwide. Being the leading authority on the environment, UNEP strongly advocates for global environmental sustainability.

8 June: World Oceans Day

08 June is observed as World Oceans Day all over the world. It is an annual celebration to highlight the significance of oceans in our lives. One of the major objectives of this day is to raise awareness about the adverse impact of anthropogenic developments on our oceans. We may not feel it but life on land is highly dependent on life underwater.  Oceans serve us with food, medicines, and even the oxygen we breathe. Being a heat and carbon sink, oceans also play a critical part in managing the climate.

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18 June: Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Acknowledgement of cultural expression related to the natural and cultural diversity of the world was one of the main objectives behind the establishment of this observance. Sustainable Gastronomy Day also raises awareness about the importance of the role that sustainable gastronomy. Cultures and Civilizations plays a critical role in enabling sustainable development. Thus, the observance reiterates the importance of their roles as contributors.

18 June: Autistic Pride Day

The whole world observes 18 June as the Autistic Pride Day. Observance of Autistic Pride Day acknowledges the constructive role of pride in the lives of persons living with autism. Nature has created each one of us uniquely with different sets of abilities. It is very important to take pride in who we are. This also holds true for people who live with a life-long developmental condition known as autism.

List of Important Days in June

List of Important Days in June
Date Important Day
1 June World Milk Day
1 June Global Parents Day
2 June International Sex Workers Day
2 June Telangana Formation Day (India)
3 June World Bicycle Day
4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 June World Environment Day
7 June International Level Crossing Awareness Day
8 June World Oceans Day
8 June World Brain Tumor Day
12 June World Day Against Child Labor
14 June World Blood Donor Day
15 June Global Wind Day
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
17 June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18 June Autistic Pride Day
18 June Sustainable Gastronomy Day
20 June World Refugee Day
21 June World Hydrography Day
21 June World Music Day
21 June International Yoga Day
23 June United Nation’s Public Service Day
23 June International Widow’s Day
23 June International Olympic Day
26 June International Day Against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
30 June World Asteroid Day
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