International Literacy Day 2015 celebrated in a school (Nepal)

International Days
The United Nations General Assembly designates a number of "International Days" to mark important aspects of human life and history.

International Years and International Decades
UNESCO participates in the celebration of "International Years and Decades" proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

UNESCO participates in the anniversaries of historic events and eminent personalities celebrated by Member States and Associate Members, in order to give them worldwide impact.