Which international days have been proclaimed by the General Assembly?
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United Nations observances contribute to the achievement of the purposes of the UN Charter and promote awareness of and action on important political, social, cultural, humanitarian or human rights issues. 

In 1950, the General Assembly in resolution A/RES/423(V) approved the International Human Rights Day as the first international day to be observed on 10 December .

A mobile app is available for the UN Calendar of Observances.


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