Through the IDFR observance, the United Nations aims to bring greater awareness about the impact that remittances have on millions of households, communities, and countries.

The Day calls upon governments, the private sector, development agencies, regulators, and civil society to observe the Day and to share their commitment and contributions to maximizing the impact of remittances through individual and collective action.

This year, the IDFR was observed in:

The observance theme focusses on “Digital remittances towards financial inclusion and cost reduction“, celebrating the achievements to date and committing to continue to work collaboratively and in partnership to “Leave No One Behind“.