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International Days February 21 2022 (United Nations)

The following is an overview of the days and the corresponding celebration declared by the United Nations that apply to Monday, 2022-02-21:

  • International Mother Language Day:

    [UNESCO] International Mother Language Day is observed annually on the 21st of February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999. Its observance was also formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages.
  • Presidents’ Day:

    [floating] Staff at all United Nations duty stations, including the United Nations Headquarters, are to observe Presidents’ Day as holiday.


[UNESCO] Day observed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

[floating] A 'floating' holiday. An employee at the United Nations may or may not choose to take this day as a holiday. Starting in 2016, the United Nations staff will no longer have 10 official holidays. There will be nine official holidays and each employee will be able to choose one of seven floating holidays as a 10th holiday.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z