INTERNATIONAL DECADES OF UNITED NATIONS

 

INTERNATIONAL DECADES OF UNITED NATIONS

1960-70               :      United Nations Development Decade

1970s                   :       Disarmament Decade

1971-80               :       Second United Nations Development Decade

1973-83               :       Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination

1976-85               :       United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development  and Peace

1978-88               :       Transport and Communications Decade for Africa

1980s                   :       Industrial Development Decade for Africa

1980-90               :      Second Disarmament Decade

1981-90               :       International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade

Third United Nations Development Decade

1983-19               :       United Nations Decade for Disabled Persons

1983-93               :       Second Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination

1988-97               :       World Decade for Cultural Development

1990s                   :       Third Disarmament Decade

1990-99               :       United Nations Decade of International Law

International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

1990-2000           :     International Decade for the Eradiication of Colonialism

1991-2000          :       Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa

Second Transport and Communications Decade in Africa

United Nations Decade Against Drug Abuse

Fourth United Nations Development Decade

1993-2000          :       Third Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination

1994-2004          :       Decade of the World’s Indigenous People

1995-2004          :       Decade for Human Rights Education

1997-2006          :       Decade for the Eradication for Poverty

2001-10               :       International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for

the Children of the World

AND

Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa

Second International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism

2003-12               :      United Nations Literacy Decade: Education for All

2005-14               :       United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People

2005-15               :       International Decade for Action, “Water for Life”

2006-16               :      Decade of Recovery and Sustainable Development of the

Affected Regions (third decade after the Chernobyl disaster)

2008-17               :       Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty

2010-20               :      United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight

against  Desertification

2011-20               :       Third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism

United Nations Decade on Biodiversity

Decade of Action for Road Safety

2014-24               :       United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All

2015-24               :       International Decade for People of African Descent

2016-25               :       United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition

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