International Day of Family Remittances

Quick Facts

2020 DateJune 16, 2020
2021 DateJune 16, 2021
International Day of Family Remittances

International Day of Family Remittances History

The International Day of Family Remittances is an observance recognized by the United Nations. The day aims to bring recognition to the contribution done by migrants who leave their homes to work and try to attain a better life for their families. The International Day of Family Remittances occurs every year on June 16th.

International Day of Family Remittances Facts & Quotes

  • Family remittances have a direct impact on the lives of 1 billion people -- one out of seven individuals on earth. Added together, remittances are three times greater than Official Development Assistance and surpass Foreign Direct Investment. UN Secretary-General António Guterres

International Day of Family Remittances - References and Related Sites

IFAD: International Day of Family Remittances
www.un.org: International Day of Family Remittances

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