♦ This International day is designated by the United Nations (UN). The day targets to preserve international cooperation and multilateralism, based on which the United Nations Charter and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are framed. The day is observed to promote and support three pillars of the United Nations (Peace and security, human rights and development).
♦ United Nations was established in the year 1945 after world war II based on the central mission of international peace and security.
♦ In 2020, the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace considers the COVID-19 pandemic as the biggest challenge since the world war. And, the day is being marked to spread the importance of multilateralism to win over the combat against the pandemic. This goal is achieved by identifying common opportunities of the countries.