International Day of Neutrality 

International Day of Neutrality  in United Nations in 2022
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Dates of International Day of Neutrality 
2024 United Nations Thursday, December 12thInternational Day of Neutrality 
2023 United Nations Tuesday, December 12thInternational Day of Neutrality 
2022 United Nations Monday, December 12thInternational Day of Neutrality 
2021 United Nations Sunday, December 12thInternational Day of Neutrality 
2020 United Nations Saturday, December 12thInternational Day of Neutrality 
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Recognizing that such national policies of neutrality are aimed at promoting the use of preventive diplomacy, which is a core function of the United Nations and occupies a central place among the functions of the Secretary-General, the General Assembly decided to declare December 12th the International Day of Neutrality, and called for marking the day by holding events aimed at enhancing public awareness of the value of neutrality in international relations.

On February 2nd 2017, the UN General Assembly adopted without a vote resolution 71/275 — introduced by Turkmenistan, recognized by the UN as a permanently neutral state since 12 December 1995 — which noted the link between the preservation of peace and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and declared 12 December as the International Day of Neutrality.

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