United Nations : International Years

2024
International Year of Camelids

2023
International Year of Millets

2022
International Year of Glass

2022
International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

2021
International Year of Peace and Trust

2021
International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development

2021
International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

2021
International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

2020
International Year of Plant Health

2020
International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

2019
International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019
International Year of Moderation

2019
International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

2017
International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Developmen

2016
International Year of Pulses

2015
International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

2015
International Year of Soils

2014
International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

2014
International Year of Small Island Developing States

2014
International Year of Crystallography

2014
International Year of Family Farming

2013
International Year of Water Cooperation

2013
International Year of Quinoa

2012
International Year of Cooperatives

2012
International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

2011
International Year for People of African Descent

2011
International Year of Chemistry

2011
International Year of Forests

2010
International Year of Youth (12 August 2010 — 11 August 2011)

2010
International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures

2010
International Year of Biodiversity

2010
International Year of the Seafarer

2009
International Year of Reconciliation

2009
International Year of Natural Fibres

2009
International Year of Human Rights Learning

2009
International Year of Astronomy

2009
Year of the Gorilla [UNEP and UNESCO]

2008
International Year of Planet Earth

2008
International Year of Languages

2008
International Year of Sanitation

2008
International Year of the Potato

2007-2008
International Polar Year (WMO)

2006
International Year of Deserts and Desertification

2005
International Year of Microcredit

2005
International Year for Sport and Physical Education

2005
International Year of Physics

2004
International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition

2004
International Year of Rice

2003
Year of Kyrgyz Statehood

2003
International Year of Freshwater

2002
United Nations Year for Cultural Heritage

2002
International Year of Mountains

2002
International Year of Ecotourism

2001
United Nations Year of Dialogue among Civilizations

2001
International Year of Volunteers

2001
International Year of Mobilization against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

2000
International Year of Thanksgiving

2000
International Year for the Culture of Peace

1999
International Year of Older Persons

1998
International Year of the Ocean

1996
International Year for the Eradication of Poverty

1995
United Nations Year for Tolerance

1995
World Year of Peoples’ Commemoration of the Victims of the Second World War

1994
International Year of the Family

1994
International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal

1993
International Year for the World's Indigenous People

1992
International Space Year

1990
International Literacy Year

1987
nternational Year of Shelter for The Homeless

1986
International Year of Peace

1985
Year of the United Nations

1985
International Youth Year: Participation, Development, Peace

1983
World Communications Year; Development of Communication Infrastructures

1982
International Year of Mobilization for Sanctions Against South Africa

1981
International Year for Disabled Persons

1979
International Year of The Child

1978/79
International Anti-Apartheid Year

1975
International Women's Year

1974
World Population Year

1971
International Year for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Prejudice

1970
International Education Year

1968
International Year for Human Rights

1967
International Tourist Year

1965
International Co-operation Year

1961
International Health and Medical Research Year

1959/1960
World Refugee Year