International Day of Families

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May 15 is the International Day of Families, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 with resolution A/RES/47/237. The day reflects the importance the international community attaches to families. The first such day was observed on May 15, 1994.[1][2]


  1. ^ Edmund Jan Osmańczyk, Anthony Mango (2003), Encyclopedia of the United Nations and international agreements, p. 699 
  2. ^ UN: International Day of Families