International Children’s Day – June 1st
“Every child is a different kind of flower, and altogether make this world a beautiful garden.”
The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, decided June 1 to be International Children’s Day in 1925. It is celebrated with speeches on children’s rights and wellbeing, and other events involving or dedicated to children.
A similar event, Universal Children’s Day, falls on 20 November. It was established by the United Nations in 1954 and aims to promote the welfare of children around the world.
‘Children area gift from the Lord: they are a reward from him.’