In accordance with General Assembly resolution 52/214 A of 22 December 1997 and decision 52/468 of 31 March 1998, the 10 official holidays for 2015 at Headquarters have been designated as follows, but in December 2015, By making Yom Kippur a UN holiday, Jewish UN workers can take the day off without taking a vacation day.
|Monday june 26, 2023||Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)||cards/flowers|
|Tuesday july 4, 2023||Independence Day||National Day|
|Monday september 4, 2023||Labor Day||Secular holiday|
|Monday september 25, 2023||Yom Kippur||Jewish|
|Sunday november 12, 2023||Optional holiday||Hinduism|
|Thursday november 23, 2023||Thanksgiving||Secular holiday|
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)
Monday june 26, 2023
Tuesday july 4, 2023
Secular holiday : Commemorates the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Fourth is traditionally celebrated publicly with parades and pageants, patriotic speeches, and organized firing of guns and cannons and displays of fireworks.
Monday september 4, 2023
Secular holiday : Celebrated on the first Monday in September with parades. For most Americans, it marks the end of summer holidays, and for many students the beginning of the classes.
Monday september 25, 2023
Sunday november 12, 2023
Hinduism : Diwali: The Light festival starts with festivities. The week cele ates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days.
Thursday november 23, 2023
Secular holiday : Many Americans take the following day off and enjoy a four-day holiday. The first formal celebration was held by an English explorer, Martin Frobisher, who attempted to establish a settlement on Baffin Island, after failing to discover a northern passage to the Orient in 1576. The Pilgrims of Plymouth Rock held their Thanksgiving in 1621 as a three-day thank you celebration to the leaders of the Wampanoag Indian tribe and their families for teaching them the survival skills they needed to make it in the New World. The turkey tradition was introduced by Benjamin Franklin who made it a national symbol: quick runner, wary, sharp eyesight... The one-time holiday was declared by George Washington, whereas Abraham Lincoln elected the 4th Thursday in November.