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.
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.
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.
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.
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
|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|