International Olympic Day 2022
The first Olympic Day was held on June 23, 1948. An Olympic day was arranged in each of the following nations: Portugal, Greece, Austria, Canada, Venezuela, and Belgium.Olympic Day was first observed in 1948 to honour the Sorbonne in Paris, where the modern Olympic Games were first held on June 23, 1894. 9 National Olympic Committees thus observed the first Olympic Day on June 23, 1948. (NOC). The theme for International Olympic Day 2022 is “Together, For a Peaceful World”. On various social media platforms, the World Olympic Day will be marked with hashtags, including #MoveForPeace and #OlympicDay.
International Widows Day 2022
Since 2011, June 23 has been recognised as "International Widows' Day" in an effort to raise awareness of widows' silenced voices, highlight their concerns, and mobilise the support they require during trying times. The United Nations has ratified International Widows Day as a day of action to address the poverty and injustice that millions of widows and their dependents experience globally. International Widows Day 2022 theme is “Sustainable Solutions for Widows Financial Independence”
United Nations Public Service Day 2022
On United Nations Public Service Day, the UN Public Service Awards are given. The first award ceremony took place in 2003. It is known as the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. The creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions are rewarded that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in the countries globally. The United Nations Public Service Day 2022 Theme is “Innovating the Future Public Service: New Government Models for a New Era to Reach the SDGs.”