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Important Years in History


1967 – International Year of Tourism

1968 – Human Rights Year (U.N.O.)

1970 – International Education Year (U.N.O.)

1974 – World Population Year (U.N.O.)

1975 – International Women’s Year (U.N.O)

1979 – International Children’s Year (U.N.O)

1981 – International Year for Disabled Persons (U.N.O)

1983 – International Year of Communication (U.N.O)

1985 – International Year of the Youth (U.N.O)

1986 – International Year of the Peace (U.N.O)

1987 – International Year of the ‘Home for the Homeless’ (U.N.O)

1990 – International Year of Literacy (U.N.O)

1992 – International Space Year (U.N.O)

1993 – International Year for the World Indigenous People (U.N.O)

1994 – International Year of the Family (U.N.O)

1995 – International Year of Communal Harmony (UNESCO)

1996 – Poverty Eradication Year (U.N.O)

1998 –Year of Oceans (U.N.O)

1999 –Year of the Elderly (U.N.O)

2000 – International Year of the Culture of Peace (U.N.O)

2001 – International Year of Volunteers (U.N.O)

2001 –Year of Dialogue among Civilizations (U.N.O)

2002 – International Year of Mountains (U.N.O)

2002 – International Year of Eco-Tourism.

2003 – International Year of Fresh water

2004 – International Year of Rice

2005 – South Asia Tourism Year

2005 – Year of Physics (U.N.O.)

2005 – International Year of Sports and Physical Education

2006 – India-China Friendship Year

2007 – International Year of Dolphin (UN and UNEP)

2008 – International Year of Potato (UN General Assembly)
2008 – International Year of Sanitation

2009 – International Year of Reconciliation

2009 – International Year of Natural Fibers

2009 – International Year of Astronomy

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