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CALENDAR 2022

International Mind-Body Wellness 

January 3rd 2022

January 3 is International Mind-Body Wellness Day, an opportunity to celebrate how a healthy mind and healthy emotions means a healthy body!

World Health Day

April 7th 2022

The unparalleled value of good health is celebrated on World Health Day on April 7. Spearheaded by the World Health Organization (WHO), physical, mental, and emotional well-being is promoted and celebrated all over the world on this day.

Earth Day

April 22nd 2022

Earth Day, celebrated on 22nd April each year, is the annual event dedicated to awareness about the various environmental challenges that face our planet.

National Bike to Work Day

May 20th 2022

National Bike to Work Day takes place on the third Friday in May, right in the middle of National Bike Month. The observance encourages us to bike to work, but it also raises awareness of cyclists as they commute to and from work each day.

UN Global Road Safety Week

June 3rd 2022

World Bicycle Day celebrates this great power and highlights the importance of non-motorised transport in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and combating climate change.

World Bicycle Day

June 3rd 2022

World Bicycle Day celebrates this great power and highlights the importance of non-motorised transport in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and combating climate change.

World Environment Day

June 5th 2022

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) annually organises events for World Environment Day, which encourages worldwide awareness and action for the protection of the environment.

World Fresh Air Day

September 7th 2022

Fresh Air Day brings together communities, businesses, schools and the health sector to improve public understanding of air pollution and explain what we can all do to tackle air pollution.

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Events and activities on World Suicide Prevention Day include conferences, seminars, and discussion forums; formulating new policies for suicide prevention.

National Bike Week

Dates TBC (September 12th-18th 2021)

Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Sunday September 12th and end on Saturday. September 18th.

Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 16th 2022

Every year the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on 16 September. The ozone layer is a very important part of Earth’s atmosphere that is responsible for keeping out potentially harmful ultraviolet radiation. The use of ozone-damaging substances called chlorofluorocarbons (or CFCs) in a wide range of products such as refrigerators, aerosol cans etc, triggered ozone depletion in the atmosphere.

World Car Free Day

September 22nd 2022

This event encourages everyone to give up their cars for a day and consider alternative ways of travelling, for example walking and cycling to school/work more often.

World Heart Day

September 29th 2022

World Heart Day is an opportunity for everyone to stop and consider how best to use your heart for humanity, for nature, and for you.

World Habitat Day

October 3rd 2022

Habitats include cities, towns, villages – any region/place where human life thrives. The first Monday of October is earmarked by the UN to promote awareness on the conservation and protection of habitats and to emphasise on everyone’s right to shelter. 

World Mental Health Day

October 10th 2022

The overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilise efforts in support of mental health.

World Urbanism Day

November 8th 2022

World Urbanism Day was started to give recognition to and promote the role of planning in creating liveable communities. World Urbanism Day presents an excellent opportunity to look at planning from a global perspective, an event which appeals to the conscience of citizens and public authorities in order to draw attention to the environmental impact resulting from the development of cities and territories.