What is Al-Monasabat Al-Alamiya?

International days, or Al-Monasabat Al Alamiya in Arabic, are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilise personal will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity.

United Nations Day

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including […]

Omani Youth Day

His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said since the initiation of the Blessed Renaissance has continually issued his wise and farsighted instructions to the government to take care of […]

World Cities Day

The United Nations General Assembly has designated the 31st of October as World Cities Day, by its resolution 68/239. The Day is expected to greatly promote the international community’s interest in […]

World Vegan Day

Every year on 1st November, vegans around the world celebrate and champion for their vegan lifestyle. According to many acclaimed vegans, the lifestyle is beneficial for the health of the […]

World Science Day for Peace and Development

Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on […]

World Diabetes Day

"On World Diabetes Day, I voice my support for all individuals around the world living with diabetes, and reaffirm the commitment of the United Nations to fight for their needs […]

Oman’s 50th National Day

The year 2020 is a special day for Oman as it celebrates its 50th Renaissance. This date celebrates independence from Portugal control in 1650. If either of these days falls […]

World Toilet Day

What is World Toilet Day all About? Toilets save lives, because human waste spreads killer diseases. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. World […]

World Philosophy Day

"Philosophy is a valuable tool for thinking about change; but it is also an approach that promotes dialogue and tolerance. " — UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay   Philosophy is the study […]

World’s Children Day

"Around the world, children are showing us their strength and leadership advocating for a more sustainable world for all. Let’s build on advances and re-commit to putting children first. For […]

World Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every 21st November and represents a chance to recognise the vast and sometimes underappreciated food source for millions of humans that is the sea. It’s also […]


Why Do We Mark International Days?

SustainableOman, as a supporter of the SDGs and Oman Vision 2040, has embraced them as a powerful advocacy tool. Each international day offers many actors the opportunity to organise activities related to the theme of the day.


SustainableOman makes an international day, in addition to the Sultanate’s special days, a part of our awareness building campaign.

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