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The focus of this article is global or large scale events which have the potential for large scale active and participatory involvement by community groups and active citizens. They'll tend to be free or low cost events. If you would like to suggest something for this page but are unsure how to edit it, please feel free to put your suggestion on the talk page. Similar pages can be developed for more specific locations, see for example UK sustainable community events - 2021 dates unless otherwise shown.

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Years - Decades - See also - External links

January[edit | edit source]

Jan 1 Public Domain Day, 2021: Fri
Jan 31 Street Children‘s Day, 2021: Sun

February[edit | edit source]

Feb 2 World Wetlands Day, 2021: Tue
Feb 12 WinterBikeToWorkDay, 2021: Fri
Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice, 2021: Sat
Feb 20 - 28 Real Bread Week, 2021: Sat-Sun

March[edit | edit source]

Mar Water Action Month
Mar 3 World Wildlife Day, 2021: Wed
Mar 6 Open Data Day, 2021, Sat
Mar 8 International Women's Day, 2021, Mon
Mar 20 International Day of Happiness 2021, Sat
Mar 20 - 30 Pesticide Action Week 2020: Fri - Mon
Mar 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2021, Sun
Mar 22 World Water Day 2021, Mon
Mar 27 Earth Hour! 2021, Sat, 8:30 p.m. local time

April[edit | edit source]

Apr 7 World Health Day 2021, Wed
Mid April Global Day of Action on Military Spending
Apr 18 International Day for Monuments and Sites, 2021, Sun
Apr 22 Earth Day, 2021, Thu
Apr 28 Pay it Forward Day, 2021, Wed

May[edit | edit source]

May 2 International dawn chorus day, 2021, Sun
May 2 - 8 International Compost Awareness Week, 2021, Sun - Sat
May 3 - 9, Screen-Free Week, 2021, Mon - Sun
May 7 - 9 Jane's Walk, 2021, Fri - Sun...Getting to know your locality
May 17 - 23 UN Global Road Safety Week, 2021, Mon - Sun ...Road safety
May 20 Outdoor Classroom Day, 2021, Thu ...Education for sustainability
May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity, 2021, Sat

June[edit | edit source]

Jun 5 World Environment Day, 2021, Sat
Jun 5 Global Degrowth Day, 2021, Sat
Jun 8 World Oceans Day, 2021, Tue
Jun 8 - 12 Open Source Circular Economy Days, 2015 -2018
Jun 12 World Day Against Child Labour, 2021, Sat
Jun 17 World Day to Combat Desertification, 2021, Thu
Jun 21 - 27 Global Sharing Week, 2021, Mon - Sun

July[edit | edit source]

Jul 11 World Population Day, 2021, Sun
Jul 18 Mandela Day, 2021, Sun

August[edit | edit source]

Aug 6 Hiroshima Day, 2018, Mon
Aug 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People, 2021, Mon
Aug 12 International Youth Day, 2021, Thu

September[edit | edit source]

Sep 15 Free Money Day, 2021, Wed
Sep 18 European Day of Sustainable Communities, 2021, Sat
Sep 21 International Day of Peace, 2021, Tue
Sep 21 The Meal, 2019, Sat
Sep 22 World Carfree Day, 2021, Wed

October[edit | edit source]

Oct 1 World Vegetarian Day, 2021, Fri
Oct 2 International Day of Non-Violence, 2021, Sat
Oct 7 World Day for Decent Work, 2021, Thu
Oct 10 World Mental Health Day, 2021, Sun
Oct 10 World Homeless Day, 2021, Sun
Oct 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction, 2021, Wed
Oct 16 World Food Day, 2021, Sat
Oct 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 2021, Sun
Oct 17 - 24 Pop Up Tomorrow, 2019, Thu-Thu

November[edit | edit source]

Nov 13 World Kindness Day, 2021, Sat
Nov 16 International Day for Tolerance, 2021, Tue
Nov 16 International Men's Day, 2021, Tue
Nov 21 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, 2021, Sun
Nov 26 Buy Nothing Day, 2021, Fri

December[edit | edit source]

Dec 9 International Anti-Corruption Day, 2019, Mon
Dec 11 International Mountain Day, 2021: Sat

Years[edit | edit source]

Decades[edit | edit source]

2021-2030, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
2021-2030, Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030

2020 Decade of Change
Author: Greenpeace UK, Dec 19, 2019

See also[edit | edit source]

local information can be found, or shared, via our many location pages


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External links[edit | edit source]

  • International observance W, List of environmental dates W
  • Upcoming events on Shareable