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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:International sustainable community events|talk page]]. Similar pages can be developed for more specific locations, see for example [[UK sustainable community events]]''
 
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:International sustainable community events|talk page]]. Similar pages can be developed for more specific locations, see for example [[UK sustainable community events]]''
 
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<center><big>2020</big> dates unless otherwise shown.
  
 
[[International sustainable community events#January|January]] - [[International sustainable community events#February|February]] - [[International sustainable community events#March|March]] - [[International sustainable community events#April|April]] - [[International sustainable community events#May|May]] - [[International sustainable community events#June|June]] - [[International sustainable community events#July|July]] - [[International sustainable community events#August|August]] - [[International sustainable community events#September|September]] - [[International sustainable community events#October|October]] - [[International sustainable community events#November|November]] - [[International sustainable community events#December|December]]<br>
 
[[International sustainable community events#January|January]] - [[International sustainable community events#February|February]] - [[International sustainable community events#March|March]] - [[International sustainable community events#April|April]] - [[International sustainable community events#May|May]] - [[International sustainable community events#June|June]] - [[International sustainable community events#July|July]] - [[International sustainable community events#August|August]] - [[International sustainable community events#September|September]] - [[International sustainable community events#October|October]] - [[International sustainable community events#November|November]] - [[International sustainable community events#December|December]]<br>
 
<small>[[International sustainable community events#Years|Years]] - [[International sustainable community events#Decades|Decades]] - [[International sustainable community events#See also|See also]] - [[International sustainable community events#Interwiki links|Interwiki links]] - [[International sustainable community events#External links|External links]]</small></center>
 
<small>[[International sustainable community events#Years|Years]] - [[International sustainable community events#Decades|Decades]] - [[International sustainable community events#See also|See also]] - [[International sustainable community events#Interwiki links|Interwiki links]] - [[International sustainable community events#External links|External links]]</small></center>
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== January 2020 ==
  
 
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== January ==
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'''Jan 1''' [[Public Domain Day]], ''2020: Wed'' <br clear=all>
 
 
[[File:Logo PDD 2015.svg.png|100px|left]]  
 
'''Jan 1''' [[Public Domain Day]], ''2019: Tue'' <br clear=all>
 
  
 
[[File:Celebrating Valentine day with Street children's.JPG|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Celebrating Valentine day with Street children's.JPG|100px|left]]
'''Jan 31''' [[Street Children‘s Day]], ''2019: Thu'' <br clear=all>
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'''Jan 31''' [[Street Children‘s Day]], ''2020: Fri'' <br clear=all>
  
 
== February ==
 
== February ==
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[[File:I-31-ramsar.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:I-31-ramsar.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Feb 2''' [[World Wetlands Day]], ''2019: Sat'' <br clear=all>
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'''Feb 2''' [[World Wetlands Day]], ''2020: Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
 
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'''Feb 20''' [[World Day of Social Justice]], ''2019: Wed'' <br clear=all>
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'''Feb 20''' [[World Day of Social Justice]], ''2020: Thu'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:Willow Basket Solar Bakes Challah Bread At Lost Valley 2016.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Willow Basket Solar Bakes Challah Bread At Lost Valley 2016.jpg|100px|left]]
''' Feb 23 - Mar 3''' [[Real Bread Week]], ''2019, Sat-Sun''<br clear=all>
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''' Feb 22 - Mar 1''' [[Real Bread Week]], ''2020: Sat-Sun''<br clear=all>
  
 
== March ==
 
== March ==
  
 
[[File:Hauling water in Malawi.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Hauling water in Malawi.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar''' [[Water Action Month]] <br clear=all>
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'''Mar''' [[Water Action Month]], ''annually'' <br clear=all>
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[[File:Orang-utan bukit lawang 2006.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Mar 3''' [[World Wildlife Day]], ''2020: Tue'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:Hackers in room.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Hackers in room.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar 2''' [[Open Data Day]], ''2019, Sat''<br clear=all>
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'''Mar 7''' [[Open Data Day]], ''2020, Sat''<br clear=all>
 
 
[[File:Orang-utan bukit lawang 2006.jpg|100px|left]]
 
'''Mar 3''' [[World Wildlife Day]], ''2019, Sun'' <br clear=all>
 
  
 
[[File:Massai women rally.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Massai women rally.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar 8''' [[International Women's Day]], ''2019, Fri'' <br clear=all>
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'''Mar 8''' [[International Women's Day]], ''2020, Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:240px-Smiley.svg.png|100px|left]]
 
[[File:240px-Smiley.svg.png|100px|left]]
'''Mar 20''' [[International Day of Happiness]] ''2019, Wed'' <br clear=all>
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'''Mar 20''' [[International Day of Happiness]] ''2020, Fri'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:Favela Vidigal.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Favela Vidigal.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar 20 - 30''' [[Pesticide Action Week]] ''2019, Wed - Sat'' <br clear=all>
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'''Mar 20 - 30''' [[Pesticide Action Week]] ''2020: Fri - Mon'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:300px-Flickr_-_NewsPhoto!_-_Internationale_dag_tegen_racisme_(1).jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:300px-Flickr_-_NewsPhoto!_-_Internationale_dag_tegen_racisme_(1).jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar 21''' [[International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination]]  ''2019, Thu'' <br clear=all>
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'''Mar 21''' [[International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination]]  ''2020, Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:World_water_day_-_choir_singing_(4459460043).jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:World_water_day_-_choir_singing_(4459460043).jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar 22''' [[World Water Day]] ''2019, Fri''<br clear=all>
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'''Mar 22''' [[World Water Day]] ''2020, Sun''<br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:SingaporeEarthHour.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:SingaporeEarthHour.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Mar 30''' [[Earth Hour!]] ''2019, Sat, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time'' <br clear=all>
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'''Mar 28''' [[Earth Hour!]] ''2020, Sat, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time'' <br clear=all>
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== April ==
 
== April ==
  
[[File:World Health Organization Flag.jpg|100px]]
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[[File:World Health Organization Flag.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Apr 7''' [[World Health Day]] ''2019, Sun'' <br clear=all>
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'''Apr 7''' [[World Health Day]] ''2020, Tue''<br clear=all>
  
 
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[[File:320px-MtKenyaMackinder.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:320px-MtKenyaMackinder.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Apr 18''' [[International Day for Monuments and Sites]], ''2019, Thu'' <br clear=all>
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'''Apr 18''' [[International Day for Monuments and Sites]], ''2020, Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:320px-San Diego City College Zoo booth at Earth Day 2007.JPG|100px|left]]
 
[[File:320px-San Diego City College Zoo booth at Earth Day 2007.JPG|100px|left]]
'''Apr 22''' [[Earth Day]], ''2019, Mon''  <br clear=all>
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'''Apr 22''' [[Earth Day]], ''2020, Wed''  <br clear=all>
  
[[File:Greensmiley2.jpg|100px]]
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[[File:Greensmiley2.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Apr 28''' [[Pay it Forward Day]], ''2019: Sun'' <br clear=all>
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'''Apr 28''' [[Pay it Forward Day]], ''2019, Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:AlleeImFruehling.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:AlleeImFruehling.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Apr 29 - May 5''' [[Screen-Free Week]], ''2019, Mon - Sun'' <br clear=all>
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'''May 4 - 10''', [[Screen-Free Week]], ''2020, Mon - Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
 
== May ==
 
== May ==
  
 
[[File:320px-Posada del Potro - Jane's walk 2012 Córdoba.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:320px-Posada del Potro - Jane's walk 2012 Córdoba.jpg|100px|left]]
'''May 4 - 6''' [[Jane's Walk]], ''2019, Sat - Mon''<br clear=all>
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'''May 2 - 4''' [[Jane's Walk]], ''2020, Sat - Mon''<br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:Allotments - geograph.org.uk Sheffield.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Allotments - geograph.org.uk Sheffield.jpg|100px|left]]
'''May 5 - 11''' [[International Compost Awareness Week]], ''2019, Sun - Sat'' <br clear=all>
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'''May 3 - 9''' [[International Compost Awareness Week]], ''2020, Sun - Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:320px-Saint Helena Island.jpg|100px|left]]
 
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'''May 23''' [[Outdoor Classroom Day]], ''2019, Thu'' <br clear=all>
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'''May 21''' [[Outdoor Classroom Day]], ''2020, Thu'' <br clear=all>
  
 
== June ==
 
== June ==
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[[File:Wed on bikes.jpg|100px|left]]
|[[File:320px-Happy children, India.jpg|100px]]
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'''Jun 5''' [[World Environment Day]], ''2020, Fri'' <br clear=all>
|[[File:Niger Farm sand.jpg|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
 
[[File:AlleeImFruehling.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:AlleeImFruehling.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Jun 1''' [[Global Degrowth Day]], ''2019, Sat'' <br clear=all>
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'''Jun 6''' [[Global Degrowth Day]], ''2020, Sat'' <br clear=all>
 
 
[[File:Wed on bikes.jpg|100px|left]]
 
'''Jun 5''' [[World Environment Day]], ''2019, Wed'' <br clear=left>
 
  
 
[[File:320px-US Navy pick up trash World Oceans Day.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:320px-US Navy pick up trash World Oceans Day.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Jun 8''' [[World Oceans Day]], ''2019, Sat''  <br clear=left>
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'''Jun 8''' [[World Oceans Day]], ''2019, Sat''  <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:Biological and technical nutrients (C2C).jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:Biological and technical nutrients (C2C).jpg|100px|left]]
'''Jun 8 - 12''' [[Open Source Circular Economy Days]], ''2019, Sat - Wed'' <br clear=left>
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'''Jun 8 - 12''' [[Open Source Circular Economy Days]], ''2019, Sat - Wed'' <br clear=all>
  
 
[[File:320px-Teens sharing a song.jpg|100px|left]]
 
[[File:320px-Teens sharing a song.jpg|100px|left]]
'''Jun 16 - 22''' [[Global Sharing Week]], ''2019, Sun - Sat'' <br clear=left>
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'''Jun 16 - 22''' [[Global Sharing Week]], ''2019, Sun - Sat'' <br clear=all>
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[[File:320px-Happy children, India.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Jun 12''' [[World Day Against Child Labour]], ''2019, Sat - Wed'' <br clear=all>
  
'''12''' - World Day Against Child Labour {{W|World Day Against Child Labour}}. Annual event. [http://www.ilo.org/ipec/Campaignandadvocacy/WDACL/lang--en/index.htm ilo.org]
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[[File:Niger Farm sand.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Jun 17''' [[World Day to Combat Desertification]], ''2020, Wed'' <br clear=all>
  
'''17''' - World Day to Combat Desertification {{W|World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought}}. Annual event. [http://www.unccd.int/en/programmes/Event-and-campaigns/WDCD/Pages/default.aspx unccd.int]
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== July ==
 
== July ==
{| cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="right"
 
|[[File:Sri Lanka people1.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:Nelson Mandela-2008 cropped.jpg|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
'''July''' - [http://www.plasticfreejuly.org/ Plastic Free July]. Annual event.
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[[File:Hauling water in Malawi.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Jul 1 -31''' [[Plastic Free July]], ''2019, Mon - Wed'' <br clear=all>
  
'''11''' - World Population Day {{W|World Population Day}}. Annual event. [http://www.unfpa.org/public/world-population-day unfpa.org]
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[[File:Sri Lanka people1.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Jul 11''' [[World Population Day]], ''2020, Sat''<br clear=all>
  
'''18''' - Mandela Day {{W|Mandela Day}}. Annual event, a global call to action that celebrates the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world, the ability to make an impact. [http://www.mandeladay.com/ mandeladay.com]
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[[File:Nelson Mandela-2008 cropped.jpg|100px|left]]
<br clear=all>
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'''Jul 18''' [[Mandela Day]], ''2020, Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
 
== August ==
 
== August ==
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|[[File:A-Bomb Dome.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:Unpfii logo170obx.gif|100px]]
 
|[[File:Youth Aliyah 1950.jpg|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
6, 2016 - Hiroshima Day {{W|Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki}}, [http://www.hiroshimacommittee.org/ hiroshimacommittee.org]
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[[File:A-Bomb Dome.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Aug 6''' [[Hiroshima Day]], ''2018, Mon'' <br clear=all>
  
'''9''' - International Day of the World's Indigenous People {{W|International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples}}. Annual event to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population and recognize the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.
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[[File:Unpfii logo170obx.gif|100px|left]]
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'''Aug 9''' [[International Day of the World's Indigenous People]], ''2019, Fri'' <br clear=all>
  
'''12''' - International Youth Day {{W|International Youth Day}}
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[[File:Youth Aliyah 1950.jpg|100px|left]]
<br clear=all>
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'''Aug 12''' [[ International Youth Day]], ''2019, Mon'' <br clear=all>
  
 
== September ==
 
== September ==
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|[[File:Freemoneyday.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:PARK(ing) Day Seattle 2009 - 01.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:Earth120.png|100px]]
 
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|[[File:International Day of Peace & Society For Women & Child Development.png|100px]]
 
|[[File:Jakarta Car Free Day.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:TAG Climate Protest Future.jpg|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
'''15''' - Free Money Day. Global invitation for people to explore, in a liberating and fun way, what it might be like if our relationship to money was a little different. [http://www.freemoneyday.org/ freemoneyday.org], Post growth {{W|Post growth}} / [[Free stuff]]
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[[File:Freemoneyday.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Sep 15''' [[Free Money Day]], ''2019, Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
'''16''' - Park(ing) Day {{W|Rebar_art_and_design_studio#Park.28ing.29_Day}}. Annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. Always the third Friday in September. [http://parkingday.org/ parkingday.org] / [[Urban sustainability]]
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[[File:International Day of Peace & Society For Women & Child Development.png|100px|left]]
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'''Sep 21''' [[International Day of Peace]], ''2019, Sat''<br clear=all>
  
'''21''' - Zero Emissions Day, [http://zeroemissionsday.org/ zeroemissionsday.org]
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[[File:Street Party Table.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Sep 21''' [[The Meal]], ''2019, Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
'''21''' - International Day of Peace {{W|International Day of Peace}}. On the International day of Peace : "Do something, anything to make the world a better place" [http://www.internationaldayofpeace.org/ internationaldayofpeace.org]
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[[File:AlleeImFruehling.jpg|100px|left]]
 
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'''Sep 21''' [[European Day of Sustainable Communities]], ''2019, Sat''<br clear=all>
'''22''' - World Carfree Day {{W|Car-Free Days}}. Annual, decentralized event. [http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/ worldcarfree.net]
 
  
'''22, 2018''' - [https://www.ecolise.eu/european-day-of-sustainable-communities/ European Day of Sustainable Communities]
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[[File:Jakarta Car Free Day.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Sep 22''' [[World Carfree Day]], ''2019, Sun''<br clear=all>
  
'''23''' - THE MEAL [http://www.the-meal.net/ the-meal.net]
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== October ==
 
== October ==
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|[[File:Vegetables Padangpanjang.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:Ghandhi's Room at Sabarmati Gandhi Asharam, Ahmedabad.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:They deserve a better job.jpg|100px]]
 
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|[[File:Helping the homeless.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:Fruit & vegs assortment.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:International-day-for-the-eradication-of-poverty.jpg|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
'''1''' - World Vegetarian Day {{W|World Vegetarian Day}}. Annual event which initiates the month of October as Vegetarian Awareness Month [http://www.worldvegetarianday.org/ worldvegetarianday.org]
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[[File:Vegetables Padangpanjang.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 1''' [[World Vegetarian Day]], ''2019, Tue'' <br clear=all>
  
'''2''' - International Day of Non-Violence {{W|International Day of Non-Violence}}. Annual event observed on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.
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[[File:Ghandhi's Room at Sabarmati Gandhi Asharam, Ahmedabad.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 2''' [[International Day of Non-Violence]], ''2019, Wed'' <br clear=all>
  
'''7''' - World Day for Decent Work {{W|Decent work#World Day for Decent Work}}. Annual event. During that day trade unions, union federations and other workers associations develop their actions to promote the idea of Decent Work. Actions vary from street demonstrations to music events or conferences held in many countries. [http://www.ituc-csi.org/world-day-for-decent-work World Day for Decent Work], ituc-csi.org
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[[File:They deserve a better job.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 7''' [[World Day for Decent Work]], ''2019, Mon'' <br clear=all>
  
'''10''' - World Mental health Day {{W|World Mental Health Day}}. Annual event.
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[[File:AlleeImFruehling.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 10''' [[World Mental Health Day]], ''2019, Thu'' <br clear=all>
  
10, 2016 - World Homeless Day. Annual event. [http://www.worldhomelessday.org/ worldhomelessday.org]
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[[File:Helping the homeless.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 10''' [[World Homeless Day]], ''2019, Thu'' <br clear=all>
  
'''13''' - International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction {{W|International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction}}, [http://www.un.org/en/events/disasterreductionday/ un.org]
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[[File:Favela Vidigal.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 13''' [[International Day for Disaster Reduction]], ''2019, Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
'''16''' - World Food Day {{W|World Food Day}}. Annual event.
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[[File:Fruit & vegs assortment.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 16''' [[World Food Day]], ''2019, Wed'' <br clear=all>
  
'''17''' - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty {{W|International Day for the Eradication of Poverty}}. Annual event.
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[[File:International-day-for-the-eradication-of-poverty.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Oct 17''' [[International Day for the Eradication of Poverty]], ''2019, Thu'' <br clear=all>
  
'''19''' - International Credit Union Day®, [http://www.woccu.org/events/icuday woccu.org]  
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[[File:Sunfloweringarden.png|100px|left]]
<br clear=all>
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'''Oct 17 - 24''' [[Pop Up Tomorrow]], ''2019, Thu-Thu''<br clear=all>
  
 
== November ==
 
== November ==
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|-
 
|[[File:Portrait Gandhi.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:International Men's Day Symbol.JPG|100px]]
 
|[[File:Traffic accidents victims memorial Budapest part-2.jpg|100px]]
 
|-
 
|[[File:Circa in Israel 2.JPG|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
'''16''' - International Day for Tolerance {{W|International Day for Tolerance}}. Annual event.
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[[File:Portrait Gandhi.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Nov 16''' [[International Day for Tolerance]], ''2019, Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
'''19''' [[International Men's Day]] {{W|International Men's Day}}. ''2018, Mon, & annually on Nov 19.''
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[[File:International Men's Day Symbol.JPG|100px|left]]
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'''Nov 16''' [[International Men's Day]], ''2019, Sat'' <br clear=all>
  
'''19''' - World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims {{W|World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims}}. Annual event. Third Sunday in November. [http://worlddayofremembrance.org/ World Day of Remembrance] / [[Road safety]]
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[[File:Traffic accidents victims memorial Budapest part-2.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Nov 17''' [[World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims]], ''2019, Sun'' <br clear=all>
  
'''23''' [[International Buy Nothing Day]] {{W|Buy Nothing Day}}, ''2018'', "a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption", and kick off a season of supporting local economy and family. [[wikipedia:Buy Nothing Day#Activities|Activities]]
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[[File:Circa in Israel 2.JPG|100px|left]]
 
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'''Nov 23''' [[Buy Nothing Day]], ''2019, ...'' <br clear=all>
'''23 - Dec 3''' [https://www.makesmthng.org/ MAKE SMTHNG Week], a worldwide event focused on the maker movement. ''2018 dates'' / [[Ethical consumerism]]
 
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== December ==
 
== December ==
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|[[File:Afghan Anti-Corruption Network 5 K.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:320px-Terra Madre Tag 2010.jpg|100px]]
 
|[[File:Annapurna South from Ghandruk.jpg|100px]]
 
|}
 
  
'''9''' [[International Anti-Corruption Day]] {{W|International Anti-Corruption Day}}. ''2018, Sun, and annually on Dec 9.'' [http://www.anticorruptionday.org/actagainstcorruption/en/index.html actagainstcorruption.org]
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[[File:Afghan Anti-Corruption Network 5 K.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Dec 9''' [[International Anti-Corruption Day]], ''2019, Mon''<br clear=all>
  
'''10''' [[Terra Madre Day]], [http://www.slowfood.com/what-we-do/international-events/terra-madre-day/ slowfood.com]. ''2018, Mon, and annually on Dec 10''
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[[File:Annapurna South from Ghandruk.jpg|100px|left]]
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'''Dec 11''' [[International Mountain Day]], ''2019: Wed''<br clear=all>
  
'''11''' [[International Mountain Day]] , ''2018: Tue'' <br clear=all>
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== Years ==
 
== Years ==

Latest revision as of 14:04, 5 February 2020

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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

2020 dates unless otherwise shown.

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

Years - Decades - See also - Interwiki links - External links



January 2020[edit]

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Jan 1 Public Domain Day, 2020: Wed

Celebrating Valentine day with Street children's.JPG

Jan 31 Street Children‘s Day, 2020: Fri

February[edit]

I-31-ramsar.jpg

Feb 2 World Wetlands Day, 2020: Sun

Golden boy bike.png

Feb 8 WinterBikeToWorkDay, 2019: Fri

Favela Vidigal.jpg

Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice, 2020: Thu

Willow Basket Solar Bakes Challah Bread At Lost Valley 2016.jpg

Feb 22 - Mar 1 Real Bread Week, 2020: Sat-Sun

March[edit]

Hauling water in Malawi.jpg

Mar Water Action Month, annually

Orang-utan bukit lawang 2006.jpg

Mar 3 World Wildlife Day, 2020: Tue

Hackers in room.jpg

Mar 7 Open Data Day, 2020, Sat

Massai women rally.jpg

Mar 8 International Women's Day, 2020, Sun

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Mar 20 International Day of Happiness 2020, Fri

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Mar 20 - 30 Pesticide Action Week 2020: Fri - Mon

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Mar 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2020, Sat

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Mar 22 World Water Day 2020, Sun

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Mar 28 Earth Hour! 2020, Sat, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time

April[edit]

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Apr 7 World Health Day 2020, Tue

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Apr 13 - May 9 Global Day of Action on Military Spending, 2019, Sat - Sun

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Apr 18 International Day for Monuments and Sites, 2020, Sat

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Apr 22 Earth Day, 2020, Wed

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Apr 28 Pay it Forward Day, 2019, Sun

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May 4 - 10, Screen-Free Week, 2020, Mon - Sun

May[edit]

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May 2 - 4 Jane's Walk, 2020, Sat - Mon

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May 3 - 9 International Compost Awareness Week, 2020, Sun - Sat

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May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity, 2019, Wed

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May 21 Outdoor Classroom Day, 2020, Thu

June[edit]

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Jun 5 World Environment Day, 2020, Fri

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Jun 6 Global Degrowth Day, 2020, Sat

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Jun 8 World Oceans Day, 2019, Sat

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Jun 8 - 12 Open Source Circular Economy Days, 2019, Sat - Wed

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Jun 16 - 22 Global Sharing Week, 2019, Sun - Sat

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Jun 12 World Day Against Child Labour, 2019, Sat - Wed

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Jun 17 World Day to Combat Desertification, 2020, Wed

July[edit]

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Jul 1 -31 Plastic Free July, 2019, Mon - Wed

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Jul 11 World Population Day, 2020, Sat

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Jul 18 Mandela Day, 2020, Sat

August[edit]

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Aug 6 Hiroshima Day, 2018, Mon

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Aug 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People, 2019, Fri

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Aug 12 International Youth Day, 2019, Mon

September[edit]

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Sep 15 Free Money Day, 2019, Sun

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Sep 21 International Day of Peace, 2019, Sat

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Sep 21 The Meal, 2019, Sat

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Sep 21 European Day of Sustainable Communities, 2019, Sat

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Sep 22 World Carfree Day, 2019, Sun

October[edit]

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Oct 1 World Vegetarian Day, 2019, Tue

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Oct 2 International Day of Non-Violence, 2019, Wed

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Oct 7 World Day for Decent Work, 2019, Mon

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Oct 10 World Mental Health Day, 2019, Thu

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Oct 10 World Homeless Day, 2019, Thu

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Oct 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction, 2019, Sun

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Oct 16 World Food Day, 2019, Wed

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Oct 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 2019, Thu

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Oct 17 - 24 Pop Up Tomorrow, 2019, Thu-Thu

November[edit]

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Nov 16 International Day for Tolerance, 2019, Sat

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Nov 16 International Men's Day, 2019, Sat

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Nov 17 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, 2019, Sun

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Nov 23 Buy Nothing Day, 2019, ...

December[edit]

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Dec 9 International Anti-Corruption Day, 2019, Mon

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Dec 11 International Mountain Day, 2019: Wed

Years[edit]

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2016
International Year of Pulses W


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2015
International Year of Soils W
"The joint crises of climate change and biodiversity erosion can both be addressed by planting gardens everywhere—full of biodiversity; full of the celebration of life, well-being, and abundance. Gardens of hope everywhere. Farms that give real food. We will continue to create the other world that we are sowing—seed by seed, inch-by-inch of soil, person by person, community by community—until all of this planet is embraced in one circle of a resurgent life and resurgent love. We will not give up." Vandana Shiva, commondreams.org

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2014
International Year of Family Farming
2014 International Year of Family Farming, Fao
Can Family Farming make poverty history? CNN, July 10, 2013

Decades[edit]

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2011–2020
Decade of Action for Road Safety W
Officially proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in March 2010. Its goal is to stabilize and reduce the forecast level of road traffic deaths around the world. It is estimated that 5 millions lives could be saved on the world's roads during the Decade. / Road safety

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2011-2020
United Nations Decade on Biodiversity W
The goal of significantly reducing biodiversity loss includes special focus on supporting actions that address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss, including production and consumption patterns.

See also[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: International observance, List of environmental dates

External links[edit]


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References

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