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World Bee Day

Van: op 6 mei 2020

For centuries bees, busy as they are known to be, have benefited people, plants and the planet. But did you know that bees are not the only ones that sustain life on earth? By carrying pollen from one flower to another, bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators facilitate and improve food production, thus contributing […]

 

Internationale Dag van de Biodiversiteit

Van: op 24 april 2020

Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the International Day for Biological Diversity 2020 will be commemorated through its first ever online-only campaign. You are in the best position to know what awareness-raising campaigns and calls to action are feasible at your national level. As the global community is called to re-examine its relationship to the natural […]

 

Internationale Dag van Culturele Diversiteit

Van: op 23 april 2020

Why does cultural diversity matter? Three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension. Bridging the gap between cultures is urgent and necessary for peace, stability and development. Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, […]

 

World Water Day

Van: op 24 februari 2020

Water and climate change World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives. Using water more efficiently will reduce greenhouse gases. We cannot afford to wait. Everyone has a […]

 

Earth Day 2020

Van: op 3 februari 2020

Earth Day is April 22 of every year. April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day. The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary. […]

 

Landelijke Klimaatstaking

Van: op 27 januari 2020

Dit is een oproep aan iedereen; scholieren en studenten, jongeren en volwassenen, ouders en grootouders, werkenden en gepensioneerden. Staak met ons mee, op de landelijke Klimaatstaking 3 april! Wereldwijd begint in april de klimaat-actie maand, waarin we zullen actievoeren voor een leefbare toekomst; voor het oplossen van de klimaatcrisis op een eerlijke, rechtvaardige manier. We […]

 

Earth Hour

Van: op 6 januari 2020

Op zaterdag 28 maart van 20.30 uur tot 21.30 uur samen één uur het licht uit voor de aarde. Doe mee aan Earth Hour en laat samen met miljoenen mensen in meer dan 180 landen zien dat jij onze prachtige planeet wil beschermen. Dat kan door 1 uur het licht uit te doen, op zaterdag […]

 

World Soil Day 2019

Van: op 11 november 2019

Stop soil erosion, Save our future World Soil Day 2019 (#WorldSoilDay) and its campaign “Stop soil erosion, Save our future” is envisaged to raise awareness on the importance of sustaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the increasing challenges in soil management and, raise the profile of healthy soil by encouraging governments, organizations, communities and individuals around the world to […]

 

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 Spanje

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. The […]

 

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 […]