Accreditation has a vital role in food safety by ensuring competent and impartial inspection, certification, and testing services in all parts of local, national, and international food chains worldwide. It supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly the Good Health and Well-being Goal (SDG 3). So, let’s see more about World Accreditation Day, its history, and how to celebrate the day in the upcoming article below.

History of World Accreditation Day

World Accreditation Day

Accreditation Day is a global initiative established by ILAC and IAF to promote the value of Accreditation. It was first celebrated on June 9, 2020, and every year it is celebrated with a theme. The Theme mainly focuses on how accreditation improves food safety, supporting the confidence of consumers, suppliers, buyers, regulators, and specifiers in the quality and safety of food. In the forthcoming article, we are gonna know about how the day is celebrated around the world.

Other Celebrations on June 9

June 9 is also celebrated as

How to Celebrate the Day


The day is celebrated by conducting lots of events and activities like rallies, shows, competitions, awareness programs, etc., based on the day. Every year is celebrated with a theme, and the theme for 2022 is “Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment.” You can also share your thoughts, images, or pictures about the day on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., with #WorldAccreditationDay.

Fields involved in Accreditation

The accreditation process is used in various fields, and they are as follows.

  • Accredited investor
  • Accredited in Public Relations
  • Accredited registrar
  • Construction
  • Diplomatic accreditation
  • Educational accreditation
  • Higher education accreditation
  • List of recognized higher education accreditation organizations
  • List of unrecognized higher education accreditation organizations
  • Accreditation mill
  • List of unaccredited institutions of higher learning
  • Pre-tertiary education accreditation
  • Email sender accreditation
  • Food safety
  • Global Food Safety Initiative
  • Healthcare
  • American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities
  • Accreditation Commission for Health Care
  • Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission
  • Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC)
  • International healthcare accreditation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Hospital accreditation
  • Joint Commission (USA)
  • United Kingdom Accreditation Forum
  • Information assurance
  • Personal trainer accreditation
  • Professional certification
  • Systems engineering
  • Translating and interpreting
  • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (Australia)
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable Forest management such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • Sustainable fishing such as the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
  • Sustainable aquaculture such as the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)
  • Sustainable tourism such as the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)

Thank you for reading the article. Hope you are enjoying the day. Celebrate every day of your life with Happy World Accreditation Day 2024.