Global Day of Parents is a United Nations observance which takes place annually on 1 June each year. It is a time to celebrate parents and recognise how important they are to the wellbeing of society.

We can do this as an Island by:

  • Honouring parents and their commitment to children, and
  • Remembering that the family has primary responsibility for the nurturing and protection of children.  

Parents play an important part in shaping everyone’s life. Children – for the full and harmonious development of their personality – should grow up in a family environment and in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding.

Global Day of Parents appreciates the role of a parent in nurturing and fostering the growth of their children.  

Happy Parents Day!

 Health Promotion Team


1 June 2016



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