On which date, the International Day for Victims of Genocide is observed?

On which date, the International Day for Victims of Genocide is observed?
[A]December 6
[B]December 9
[C]December11
[D]December 21

December 9
The UN has observed the first-ever International Day of Remembrance of Genocide on December 9. The day marks an anniversary of the signing of the 1948 genocide Convention. This convention was one of the 1st United Nations (UN) conventions to address humanitarian issues. The International Day is established pursuant to the UNGA Resolution 69/323 of September 11, 2015, which calls for a manifestation of a collective sense of a duty before all victims of the crime of genocide.

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