International Year 2008
The United Nations (UN) dedicates an entire calendar year to focus on particular topics or themes. Many countries actively participate in promoting these years.
timeanddate.com has list of “International Year” events allocated to an entire calendar year for 2008. Global organizations, such as the United Nations (UN), organized these events to raise public awareness on major global issues and to encourage international action.
The events for 2008 include:
- The International Year of Languages.
- The International Year of Planet Earth.
- The International Year of the Potato.
- The International Year of Sanitation.
Many countries worldwide celebrated these events.