07 November 2019

June 2019: List of important National and International Days

June 2019: List of important National and International Days

India is a land of unity in diversity, rich in culture and traditions. Festivals, events play an important role as they not only create awareness but also the ways people unite together and celebrate it with full enthusiasm. Let us have a look about the events whether International or National that falls in the month of June 2019.

Every event, festival has its own place and history in the world. Some are celebrated in India and some around the world with particular themes. Through these events we come to know why on a particular date it is celebrated and how? Isn’t it! In the month of June 2019 there are various events (International and National) that are celebrated with different methods. So, check out the important days of June 2019 month.

1 June – World Milk DayWorld Milk Day is observed globally on 1st June every year to celebrate the important contributions of the dairy sector to sustainability, economic development, livelihoods and nutrition.

1 June- Global Day of ParentsThe Global Day of Parents is celebrated on the 1st June every year. UN General Assembly proclaimed this day in 2012 by passing a resolution and honours parents for their relentless support, sacrifice and commitments towards their children.

2 June - International Sex Workers DayThis day is celebrated on 2nd June not only in Europe but around the world. International Sex Workers Day is observed on 2nd June because on 2 June, 1975 approximately 100 sex workers occupied at Sant-Nizier Church in Lyon, France, to express anger about their exploitative living conditions and work culture. The Church was brutally raided by the police forces on 10 June. This action become a national movement and so, now celebrated in Europe and worldwide.

2 June – Telangana Formation DayTelangana is the 29th and the youngest state in India. It has a glorious history of at least two thousand five hundred years or more. Every year Telangana State celebrates the formation day on 2nd June with grandeur and conducts various events, cultural activities etc. The struggle of Telangana to generate a new state began in the early 1950s.

3 June - World Bicycle DayThe United Nations General Assembly declared 3rd June as international World Bicycle Day to recognise the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which are affordable, environmentally friendly fit sustainable means of transportation.

4 June – International Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionEvery year on 4 June, The United Nation's (UN) International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed to raise awareness about the children who have suffered a lot throughout the world and are victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse. On this day UN affirms the commitment to protect the rights of children.

5 June- World Environment DayWorld Environment Day is observed every year on 5 June and is celebrated by more than 100 countries. In 2019, china will host the global World Environment Day celebrations with a theme of 'Air Pollution'. Environment is a major issue, which not only affects the well-being of the people but also hampers the economic development throughout the world.

7 June – World Food Safety DayWorld Food Safety Day is celebrated on 7 June to draw global attention to the consequences of contaminated food and water to the health. Also, this day focuses on the way to reduce the risk of food poisoning. Safety of food is a key to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

8 June- World Brain Tumour DayIt is observed every year on 8 June to raise international public attention to the people that are suffering from serious disease and the urgent need for more research. Several events are organised around the world to educate about brain tumours.

8 June – World Oceans DayWorld Oceans Day is celebrated on 8 June every year to empower people of all ages to become leaders of their own and stop polluting ocean, water bodies. This day spread awareness about to reduce single-use plastics and to take action necessary to bring the real change.

12 June - World Day Against Child LabourThis day is launched by International Labour Organisation (ILO) to focus attention on the worldwide extinct of child labour, efforts and the action required to eliminate it. In 2015, world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in which they have included a clause to end child labour. The theme of 2019 is "Children should not work in fields, but on dreams"!

14 June - World Blood Donor DayWorld Blood Donor Day is observed on 14 June every year to raise awareness about urgency of blood donations all over the world and to acknowledge and appreciate blood donors for their support.

15 June - World Wind DayEvery year World Wind day is observed on 15 June globally to promote clean energy. It is a day to discover wind energy, its power and the possibilities it holds to reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and increase jobs and growth.

15 June - World Elder Abuse Awareness DayThis day is celebrated every year on 15 June to raise voice for caring elders. Elder abuse is a global social issue which affects the Health and Human Rights of millions of older persons around the world. This day was officially recognised by the United Nations General Assembly and request with the world to prevent elder abuse.

3rd Sunday of June - World Father’s DayThis day is observed every year on third Sunday of June to commemorate fatherhood and appreciates all fathers for their support and contribution to the society. In 2019, Father's Day falls on 16 June.

When and Why World Earth Day is celebrated?
16 June - Martyrdom of Guru Arjan DevThe Mughal Emperor Jahangir ordered to be tortured and sentenced to death to the fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev on 16 June, 1606. Accordingly, on 16 June every year, the Sikhs commemorate the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev.

17 June - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (International)Since 1995, this day is observed to spread awareness about the international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. The United Nation General Assembly in 1994 declared 17 June as the "World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought". It is a unique occasion to remind people that desertification can be effectively tackled, solutions are possible and important is participation and cooperation at all levels

18 June - Autistic Pride DayEvery year it is observed on 18 June to represent diversity and infinite possibilities. This is a day for the patients suffering from autism to come together with their families or caregivers. A day to promote awareness, acceptance and autonomy.

18 June - International Picnic DayInternational Picnic Day is celebrated on 18 June every year. This is a day to enjoy in nature, with your near and dear ones.

19 June - World Sickle Cell Awareness DayWorld Sickle Cell Awareness Day is held annually since 2008 to raise awareness about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and the struggle that the sufferers or a patient family faces. This day was officially adopted by the General Assembly of United Nation, to recognise SCD as a public health concern.

19 June - World Sauntering DayThis day is observed annually to make people remind to slow down and enjoy life as possible instead of rushing always. This day also remind us to take easy, take time to smell roses, take time to see nature that it is so beautiful, look at the sky and enjoy life.

20 June - World Refugee Day (International)This day is observed annually on 20 June to raise awareness about the struggles that refugee face around the world. World Refugee day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.

21 June - World Music DayEvery year World Music Day is celebrated on 21 June to promote music on an international level and is a way to establish global harmony through the music.

21 June - World Hydrography DayWorld Hydrography Day is observed on 21 June every year to increase public awareness about hydrography science. Every year the International Hydrographic organisation (IHO) and its international members celebrate this day. 2019 theme is 'hydrographic information driving marine knowledge'.

21 June – International Yoga Day International Yoga day is celebrated across the globe on 21 June to raise the awareness about yoga in life and to make people aware of the benefits through yoga. In India International Yoga Day is celebrated by the ministry of AYUSH.

21 June - Summer Solstice
Summer Solstice is observed on 21, June. It is the longest day in India with the longest period of daylight.

23 June - International Olympic DayThe International Olympic Day is celebrated on 23rd June every year to make people aware about the importance of games in life. Olympic Day is much more than a sports event. It is a day for the world to get active.

23 June - United Nations Public Service DayThis day is designated by the UN general Assembly to celebrate 23rd June as Public Service day. It highlights the contribution of public service in the development process, recognises the work of public servants and encourages young people to pursue careers in public sectors.

23 June - International Widow's DayInternational Widows Day (international) is observed on 23 June annually to raise awareness globally about the violation of human rights that widows suffer and faces in several countries following the death of their spouses.

26 June - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingThis day was observed on 26 June every year to make people aware about the harmful effects of drugs and to determine a society free of drug abuse. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly to strengthen global action and cooperation.

26 June - International Day in Support of Victims of TortureThe UN general Assembly proclaimed 26 June as International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 12 December, 1997 to eradicate torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

30 June - World Asteroid DayAsteroid Day is an event observed on 30 June to provide online education about asteroid. This event is held on the anniversary of the Siberian Tunguska event that took place on 30 June, 1908. It is a most harmful known asteroid related event on Earth in recent history. The United Nations passed a resolution for celebrating 30 June as Asteroid Day.

June 2019 Important Days

Date Name of Important Days
1 June World Milk Day
1 June Global Day of Parents
2 June International Sex Workers Day
2 June Telangana Formation Day
3 June World Bicycle Day
4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 June World Environment Day
7 June World Food Safety Day
8 June World Brain Tumour Day
8 June World Oceans Day
12 June World Day Against Child Labour
14 June World Blood Donor Day
15 June World Wind Day
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
3rd Sunday of June World Father’s Day
16 June Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev
17 June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (International)
18 June Autistic Pride Day
18 June International Picnic Day
19 June World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
19 June World Sauntering Day
20 June World Refugee Day(International)
21 June World Music Day
21 June World Hydrography Day
21 June International Yoga Day
23 June International Olympic Day
23 June United Nations Public Service Day
23 June International Widow's Day 
26 June International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
26 June International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
30 June World Asteroid Day

So, these are the National and International important Days in June 2019 which may also help in the preparation for several exams and also enhance your knowledge.
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