2022 Calendar of Sustainability Events

January 7, 2022 - Reading Time: < 1 minute - By Abigael Ndanu

As companies eye this year to execute and communicate their sustainability initiatives, there are major events and dates they need to keenly take note of. These events include;

EventAgendaDates (2022)
World Wetlands DayWetlands Action for People and Nature2nd February
Zero Discrimination DayCreating global solidarity towards ending all forms of discrimination1st March
5th session of the United Nations Environment AssemblyStrengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals28th February – 2nd March
International Day of Forests  To put in place measures to ensure restoration and sustainable management of forests and help address the climate-change and biodiversity crises21st March 
World Water DayTo advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.22nd March
7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)From Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19 Transformed World23rd – 28th May
World Environment DayCreate and encourage awareness and action for the protection of the environment. 5th June
World Youth Skills DayTo celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship.15th July      
UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (UNFCCC COP 27)Continuous review and addressing sticky points on the Paris climate Change Agreement.7th -18th November
World Tourism DayTo raise awareness on the importance of tourism in affecting the social, cultural, political and economic values of the international community.27th September
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PWD)To promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities3rd December
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