Global Day of Parents is an annual event observed on June 1 to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
Observed on: June 1
Organized by: UN
Introduced in: 2012 (UN Declaration)
About Global Day of Parents
Every year June 1st is observed as the Global Day of Parents. This day is a United Nations Observance to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
On September 17, 2012, the United Nations declared that Global Day of Parents would be held annually on June 1. This Day is observed to provide an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.
There is importance for parenting in this time as each one have to contribute to society. Parenting determines how a child will mature and interact with society. Everybody accepts the importance of parenting. Parents have a vital role in preparing children for a happy, productive and fulfilling life.
Activities and Programs on Day of Parents
Many programs are conducting around the world to mark this day’s celebrations. Meetings to promote effective parenting, discussions and seminars, honoring elder parents, etc. are some of the programs on this day.
This day is considered as a great opportunity to thank parents for what they have done for you. People give time to spend with their parents. Messages and social media campaigns can be done to encourage the people to show love towards their parents.