International Friendship Day – July 30

A United Nations day celebrating the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in many cultures.

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International Day of Friendship

  • It was proclaimed in 2011 by the United Nations
  • The idea was that friendship between peoples, countries and cultures can inspire peace and build bridges between communities
  • The resolution emphasizes on involving young people, as future leader, in community activities that include different cultures
  • This day promotes international understanding and respect for diversity

The United Nations Encourages:

  • Governments
  • Organizations
  • Communities

To Hold:

  • Events
  • Activities
  • Initatives

Promoting:

  • Solidarity
  • Understanding
  • Reconciliation
  • Dialogue Among Civilizations