First ‘International Day Of Banks’


  • The United Nations (UN) celebrated the first ever International Day of Banks across the globe on 4th December 2020.
  • The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the resolution on 19th December 2019.
  • The day is observed to recognise the important potential of multilateral development banks and other international development banks in financing sustainable development.
  • This reaffirms the importance of achieving the targets of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030.