Global Day of Parents
Global Day of Parents is a United Nations (UN) observance that is celebrated on June 1 each year to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
Celebrate Global Day of Parents
People all over the world have the opportunity to appreciate parents and parental figures for the vital role they play in the development of families. Community leaders, parents, children, teachers, and family organizations get together in celebrating the day and promoting effective parenting.
Global Day of Parents is a worldwide observance and not a public holiday.
About Global Day of Parents
On September 17, 2012, the UN publicly declared that the Global Day of Parents would be held annually on June 1. This observance recognizes parents as vital in providing protection and positive development for their children. The UN also noted that parents of every race, religion, culture and nationality in all parts of the world were the primary caregivers and teachers of their children.
Global Day of Parents Observances
|Weekday||Date||Year||Name||Holiday Type||Where it is Observed|
|Sat||Jun 1||2013||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Sun||Jun 1||2014||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Mon||Jun 1||2015||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Wed||Jun 1||2016||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Thu||Jun 1||2017||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Fri||Jun 1||2018||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Sat||Jun 1||2019||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
|Mon||Jun 1||2020||Global Day of Parents||United Nations observance|
Quick FactsGlobal Day of Parents appreciates the role of a parent in nurturing and fostering growth for their children.
Global Day of Parents 2016Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Global Day of Parents 2017Thursday, June 1, 2017
Name in other languages
|Global Day of Parents||English|
|Día Mundial de los padres||Spanish|
|היום העולמי של הורים||Hebrew|
|باليوم العالمي للوالدين||Arabic|
|부모의 글로벌 데이||Korean|