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International Days April 30 2021 (United Nations)

The following is an overview of the days and the corresponding celebration declared by the United Nations that apply to Friday, 2021-04-30:

  • International Jazz Day:

    [UNESCO] In order to sensitize the general public about the virtues of jazz music as an educational tool and as a force for peace, unity, dialogue and strengthening cooperation between peoples, the International Jazz Day, observed on 30 April was proclaimed by the General Conference of UNESCO in November 2011.
  • World Immunization Week - Day 7:

    [WHO] The World Immunization Week is a world-wide public health campaign to raise awareness of the importance of improving vaccination delivery services and increasing rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases. It takes place each year during last week of April.
  • Orthodox Good Friday:

    [floating] With the interest of respecting the diversity of United Nations staff members, resolution 62/250 designates Orthodox Good Friday as a floating holiday. Generally, the Orthodox Church celebrates Good Friday on a later date than most Western churches because the Orthodox Church still lives according to the old Julian Calendar.


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

[WHO] Day observed by the World Health 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