Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honor children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an 'appropriate' day. International Day for Protection of Children, is observed in many countries as Children's Day on June 1 since 1950, was established by the Women's International Democratic Federation on its congress in Moscow (22 November 1949). Major global variants include a Universal Children's Day on November 20, by United Nations recommendation.
The United Nations established in 1989 an International Day of the Rights of the Child, celebrated every year on November 20. But in most countries of Eastern Europe (including the former USSR republics), an International Children's Day is established each June 1st. In USSR that day coincided with the start of the school holidays. On June 1, 2015, the Post of Moldova has released a series of three stamps dedicated to this International Children's Day ("Ziua Internaţională a Copilului" in Romanian). Read more..
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