Date: June 1
Organized By: UN
Categories: General Knowledge, Day-Week-Year-Importance
Suggested For: Civil Services Exam, Bank Exams, MBA Exams, UPSC Exams, SSC Exams
Every year June 1st is observed as the Global Day of Parents. This day is a United Nations Observance to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
On September 17, 2012, the United Nations declared that Global Day of Parents would be held annually on June 1. This Day is observed to provide an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.
Actions and Programs
Many programs are conducting around the world to mark this days celebrations. Meetings to promote effective parenting, discussions and seminars, honoring elder parents, etc. are some of the programs on this day.