International Day of Cooperatives

Founded in 1895, the International Cooperative Alliance is one of the oldest and largest (with 1.2 billion cooperative members) non-government organisation globally. It works to create the legislative environments that allow cooperatives to form and grow. Cooperatives...

Desertification and Drought Day

Desertification and Drought Day (previously known as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought) is to combat desertification and to achieve land degradation neutrality through problem-solving, strong community involvement and cooperation. TheĀ 2030 Agenda for...

World Environment Day

World Environment Day was established in 1974 to lift awareness and action on the environment, addressing issues such as marine pollution, excessive land clearing, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. Celebrated in more than 143 countries, the...

International Mother Earth Day

Human, animal and environmental health are intertwined. Climate change, man-made changes to nature, disruptions to biodiversity through deforestation, land-use change, intensified agriculture, livestock production and illegal wildlife trade,are increasing the...