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Revision as of 15:48, 12 June 2019


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

2017 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 2019

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Jan 1 Public Domain Day, 2019: Tue

Protospace, a Hackerspace.jpg

Jan 31 Street Children‘s Day, 2019: Thu



Feb 2 World Wetlands Day, 2019: Sat

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Feb 8 WinterBikeToWorkDay, 2019: Fri

Favela Vidigal.jpg

Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice, 2019: Wed

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

Feb 23 - Mar 3 Real Bread Week, 2019, Sat-Sun


Hauling water in Malawi.jpg

Mar Water Action Month

Hackers in room.jpg

Mar 2 Open Data Day, 2019, Sat

Orang-utan bukit lawang 2006.jpg

Mar 3 World Wildlife Day, 2019, Sun

Massai women rally.jpg

Mar 8 International Women's Day, 2019, Fri


Mar 20 International Day of Happiness 2019, Wed

Favela Vidigal.jpg

Mar 20 - 30 Pesticide Action Week 2019, Wed - Sat

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Mar 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2019, Thu

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Mar 22 World Water Day 2019, Fri


Mar 30 Earth Hour! 2019, Sat, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time


World Health Organization Flag.jpg Apr 7 World Health Day 2019, Sun


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


Apr 18 International Day for Monuments and Sites, 2019, Thu

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Apr 22 Earth Day, 2019, Mon


Apr 28 Pay it Forward Day, 2019, Sun


Apr 29 - May 5 Screen-Free Week, 2019, Mon - Sun


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May 4 - 6 Jane's Walk, 2019, Sat - Mon

Allotments - Sheffield.jpg

May 5 - 11 International Compost Awareness Week, 2019, Sun - Sat

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May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity, 2019, Wed


May 23 Outdoor Classroom Day, 2019, Thu



Jun 1 Global Degrowth Day, 2019, Sat

Wed on bikes.jpg

Jun 5 World Environment Day, 2019, Wed

320px-US Navy pick up trash World Oceans Day.jpg

Jun 8 World Oceans Day, 2019, Sat

320px-Teens sharing a song.jpg

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

Massai women rally.jpg

Jun 8 - 12 Open Source Circular Economy Days

320px-Happy children, India.jpg

Jun 12 World Day Against Child Labour

Niger Farm sand.jpg

Jun 17 World Day to Combat Desertification


Hauling water in Malawi.jpg

Jul Plastic Free July

Sri Lanka people1.jpg

Jul 11 World Population Day

Nelson Mandela-2008 cropped.jpg

Jul 18 Mandela Day


A-Bomb Dome.jpg

Aug 6 Hiroshima Day

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Aug 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People

Youth Aliyah 1950.jpg

Aug 12 International Youth Day



Sep 15 Free Money Day

PARK(ing) Day Seattle 2009 - 01.jpg

Sep 16 Park(ing) Day


Sep 21 Zero Emissions Day

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Sep 21 International Day of Peace

Jakarta Car Free Day.jpg

Sep 22 World Carfree Day

Hackers in room.jpg

Sep 22 European Day of Sustainable Communities

Massai women rally.jpg



Vegetables Padangpanjang.jpg

Oct 1 World Vegetarian Day

Ghandhi's Room at Sabarmati Gandhi Asharam, Ahmedabad.jpg

Oct 2 International Day of Non-Violence

They deserve a better job.jpg

Oct 7 World Day for Decent Work

Massai women rally.jpg

Oct 10 World Mental Health Day

Helping the homeless.jpg

Oct 10 World Homeless Day

Favela Vidigal.jpg

Oct 13 International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

Fruit & vegs assortment.jpg

Oct 16 World Food Day


Oct 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty


Oct 19 International Credit Union Day®


Portrait Gandhi.jpg

Nov 16 International Day for Tolerance

International Men's Day Symbol.JPG

Nov 16 International Men's Day

Traffic accidents victims memorial Budapest part-2.jpg

Nov 19 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Circa in Israel 2.JPG

Nov 23 International Buy Nothing Day

Favela Vidigal.jpg

Nov 23 - Dec 3 MAKE SMTHNG Week, 2018: Fri-Mon


Afghan Anti-Corruption Network 5 K.jpg

Dec 9 International Anti-Corruption Day

320px-Terra Madre Tag 2010.jpg

Dec 10 Terra Madre Day

Annapurna South from Ghandruk.jpg

Dec 11 International Mountain Day 2018, Tue

May 5 - 11 International Compost Awareness Week, 2019, Sun - Sat

Sep 3 - 7 Zero Waste Week International, 2018: Mon-Fri / Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle UK#Video


Phaseolus vulgaris seed.jpg

International Year of Pulses W

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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,


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


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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

Orang-utan bukit lawang 2006.jpg

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

Interwiki links

Wikipedia: International observance, List of environmental dates

External links



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