In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly declared July 30 asInternational Day of Friendship. This observance focuses on celebrating friendship between individuals, cultures, countries, and peoples as a means of building bridges between communities and inspiring peace efforts.
World Day against Trafficking in Persons is an official United Nations observance held on July 30. It was established in 2013 by the UN General Assembly. The observance focuses on raising awareness of human trafficking and the importance of stopping it.