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UN International Years

List of International Years that the United Nations (UN), designated to raise public awareness on global issues. more

UN International Year 2019

2019 is the United Nations (UN) International Year of Indigenous Languages. Many countries take part in the global and local events to promote the UN years more

2016 – UN Year of Pulses

The International Year of Pulses aims to increase public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production. more

UN International Year 2014

The year 2014 is the International Year of Small Island Developing States, the International Year of Crystallography, and the International Year of Family Farming. more

International Year 2013

The year 2013 is the International Year of Cooperatives and International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. more

2013 – UN Year of Quinoa

The International Year of Quinoa raised awareness of how the grain crop quinoa can provide nutrition, food security, and help eradicate poverty around the world. more

2012 – UN Year of Cooperatives

The International Year of Cooperatives aimed to raise awareness of how cooperative enterprises can reduce poverty, create jobs, and foster social integration. more

International Year 2012

The year 2012 is the International Year of Cooperatives and International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. more

2011 – UN Year of Chemistry

The International year of Chemistry 2011 celebrated the appreciation of chemistry and promotes achievements in this branch of science. more

2011 – UN Year of Forests

The International Year of Forests aimedto conserve and sustain the development of all types of forests for current and future generations. more

International Year 2011

Global organizations, such as the United Nations (UN), organize activities and projects for “International Year” events to raise public awareness on major global issues and encourage international action. more

International Year 2010

Global organizations, such as the United Nations (UN), organize activities and projects for “International Year” events to raise public awareness on major global issues and encourage international action. more

2010 – UN Year of Youth

The International Year of Youth (August 12, 2010 - August 11, 2011) promoted the participation of young people around the world. more

2009 – UN Year of Astronomy

The International Year of Astronomy stimulates worldwide interest in astronomy and science under the central theme “The Universe, Yours to Discover”. more

International Year 2009

Global organizations, such as the United Nations (UN), organize these events to raise public awareness on major global issues and encourage international action. timeanddate.com lists “International Year” events o 2009. more

2008 – UN Year of Planet Earth

The United Nations' (UN) International Year of Planet Earth was in 2008. It aimed to encourage research in and public awareness of earth sciences to safeguard the planet and improve earth’s quality of life. more

2008 – UN Year of the Potato

The United Nations' (UN) International Year of the Potato was held in 2008 to increase the awareness of the potato's role in the future supply of food. more

2008 – UN Year of Sanitation

The International Year of Sanitation was held in 2008 to speed progress for about 2.6 billion people who are without proper sanitation facilities. more

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