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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019

Van: op 11 oktober 2019

Theme: “Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty” This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) on 20 November 1989. This landmark human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of every child, regardless of their race, religion or abilities. In […]

World Vegan Month

Van: op 4 oktober 2019

World Vegan Month is celebrated around the world as a time to recognise how far the vegan movement has come, to highlight how accessible and beneficial a vegan lifestyle is and to encourage the vegan-curious to adopt veganism by sharing advice, recipes and ideas. 2019 marks 75 years since the foundation of The Vegan Society […]

Climate Action Day 2019

Van: op 3 oktober 2019

Weather extremes and reports of disasters make it clear: Climate change is dramatically picking up speed. At the same time there is a continuing increase in carbon dioxide concentration and other climate-damaging emissions. Scientists make it clear that there is an increasingly urgent need of acting now in order to stabilize our planet Earth in […]

Wereld Vegetarisme Dag

Van: op 23 september 2019

Op 1 oktober is het ‘Wereld Vegetarisme Dag’. Wereld Vegetarisme Dag werd voor de eerste keer georganiseerd door de North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) in 1977. De dag vormt de start van de ‘Vegetarian Awareness Month’. Wereldwijd organiseren vegetarische organisaties evenementen zoals diners, flyer-acties, workshops en debatten om aandacht te creëren voor het vegetarisme. Meer […]

World Cleanup Day 2019

Van: op 15 september 2019

Op zaterdag 21 september is het zover: World Cleanup Day. Net als vorig jaar georganiseerd door de Plastic Soup Foundation. Tijdens deze grootste wereldwijde opruimactie van het jaar gaan we samen met ruim 160 landen de planeet een grote schoonmaakbeurt geven. En Nederland doet natuurlijk mee! Ons doel? Het opruimen van zoveel mogelijk zwerfvuil! En […]

World Ozone Day 2019

Van: op 21 augustus 2019

32 Years and Healing The theme for this year celebrates over three decades of remarkable international cooperation to protect the ozone layer and the climate under the Montreal Protocol. It reminds us that we must keep up the momentum to ensure healthy people and a healthy planet. The Montreal Protocol has led to the phase-out […]

UN Climate Action Summit 2019

Van: op 11 augustus 2019

Global emissions are reaching record levels and show no sign of peaking. The last four years were the four hottest on record, and winter temperatures in the Arctic have risen by 3°C since 1990. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying, and we are starting to see the life-threatening impact of climate change on […]

12th International Basic Income Week

Van: op 11 augustus 2019

Call for Participation for the  12th International Basic Income Week 2019 from 16th – 22th September Everyone needs money to have an income to be able to live and work to our full potential. Employment is not a guarantee for a dependable income. People need a source of income they can count on – Unconditional […]

World Food Day

Van: op 11 juli 2019

HEALTHY DIETS FOR A #ZEROHUNGER WORLD As overweight and obesity rates soar worldwide, this year, World Food Day will call for action to make healthy and sustainable diets available and affordable to everyone. At the same time, we are asking you to start thinking about what you eat. Countries, decision makers, private businesses, civil society […]

Wereld Bevolkingsdag

Van: op 20 juni 2019

World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987. Meer informatie

International Day of Cooperatives

Van: op 14 juni 2019

The theme of the International Day of Cooperatives 2019 (CoopsDay) is COOPS 4 DECENT WORK. We are shouting out the message that cooperatives are people-centred enterprises characterized by democratic control that prioritise human development and social justice within the workplace. “Cooperatives help to preserve employment and promote decent work in all sectors of the economy. […]

World Environment Day

Van: op 5 juni 2019

A platform for action World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since it began in 1974, the event has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. The people’s day Above all, World Environment Day […]

Klimaattop COP25 in Chili

Van: op 4 juni 2019

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the international response to climate change. It is a treaty that sets out the basic responsibilities of the 196 Parties (States) plus the European Union to fight climate change. It was signed at the Earth Summit in 1992 and entered into force in 1994. Chile […]

Wereld Oceanen Dag

Van: op 15 mei 2019

Jaarlijkse dag van de oceanen. Georganiseerd door de Verenigde Naties, wordt ieder jaar op 8 juni aandacht gevraagd voor het belang van oceanen voor de voedselzekerheid en gezondheid, het voortbestaan van alle leven en de veerkracht van het klimaat die van cruciaal belang zijn voor onze biosfeer. Meer informatie

Velt Ecotuindagen

Van: op 11 mei 2019

Dit jaar stellen wel meer dan 200 ecologische tuinen verspreid over heel Vlaanderen en Nederland zich open. De tuiniers laten het voor één keer toe dat je in hun tuin komt snuisteren om rond te kijken, je te laten inspireren, te luisteren naar de boeiende verhalen. En we kunnen verzekeren dat er heel wat pareltjes […]

International Permaculture Day

Van: op 3 mei 2019

International Permaculture Day, on the first Sunday in May (or thereabouts), is a day of celebration and action for permaculture around the world. It is a day when visitors can see these range of our initiatives, ask questions and decide for themselves whether the permaculture design system has relevance to the challenges we face and to […]

Global Degrowth Day – Good Life for All

Van: op 30 april 2019

On 1st June 2019 there will again be many different public events all over the world to share alternatives to a growth based society. We want to show: A good life for all is possible! Since 2013 there was the yearly degrowth picnic – a world wide action day that unites events of many different […]

World Bee Day

Van: op 15 april 2019

The value of bees Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are increasingly under threat from human activities. Pollinators allow many plants, including many food crops, to reproduce. Not only do pollinators contribute directly to food security, but they are key to conserving biodiversity – a cornerstone of the Sustainable Development Goals. […]

World Disco Soup Day 2019

Van: op 16 maart 2019

Het Slow Food Youth Network zet voedselverspilling dit jaar opnieuw op de kaart tijdens de derde internationale World Disco Soup Day op zaterdag 27 april 2019! Wereldwijd wordt er namelijk 1/3 van ons voedsel verspild. Het belandt op de afvalberg, in het veevoer of wordt omgezet tot biogas. Het wordt verspild omdat het niet op tijd bij de consument of producent terecht […]

European Demonstration “Our Health Is Not For Sale”

Van: op 16 maart 2019

As part of the European actions for World Health Day (7 April) and the European elections (May), the European Network against the commercialization and privatization of health and social protection organizes a European Day of Action in Brussels on Tuesday 2 April with a demonstration, rally and a conference at the European Parliament. These actions […]

Global Strike For Future

Van: op 16 februari 2019

15 maart, wereldwijde staking voor toekomst! Een oproep aan iedereen! Jongeren, ouders, grootouders,.. In 2015 hebben onze regeringen zich in Parijs verbonden om onze toekomst te beschermen door onze opwarming onder de 2 graden Celsius te houden, op een sociale en klimaatrechtvaardige manier. Drie jaren zijn voorbij gegaan en onze toekomst ziet er nog bleker […]

Dag van de Aarde 2019 – Bescherm Onze Species

Van: op 11 januari 2019

Nature’s gifts to our planet are the millions of species that we know and love, and many more that remain to be discovered. Unfortunately, human beings have irrevocably upset the balance of nature and, as a result, the world is facing the greatest rate of extinction since we lost the dinosaurs more than 60 million years […]

Earth Hour

Van: op 11 januari 2019

Our connection to Earth and nature is undeniable: our planet’s gain is everyone’s gain. Healthy nature makes our life better by providing us good food, clean air, and fresh water – but it is all under the threat of climate change. Our #Connect2Earth campaign aims to raise awareness on the important role of nature in […]

Niet-Winkeldag!

Van: op 12 november 2018

Een nieuw product verovert de markt: het product Niets! Er is veel vraag naar Niets. Miljoenen mensen hebben Niets nodig! Het nieuwe product is nu verkrijgbaar voor een aantrekkelijke prijs: je krijgt Niets voor niets! De toepassingsmogelijkheden zijn legio. Niets geeft ruimte in huis, vraagt geen onderhoud, hoeft niet verzekerd te worden en verbruikt geen […]

Terra Madre Day

Van: op 12 november 2018

Raise your fork to take part in the XIVth Terra Madre Day Terra Madre Day is a major Slow Food event, celebrating local food on a global scale. Every December, on the 10th thousands of people around the world organize parties and gatherings to celebrate good, clean and fair food: good quality and flavorsome; clean for […]