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We are proud of the latest Common Ground campaign in 2018 ‘Little by Little’. The campaign is rooted in the truth that exponential change can be made possible through the repetition of little acts. Solving a problem like hunger doesn’t happen overnight. It takes all of us coming together and mobilizing. This list of upcoming events is where you’ll find inspiration about the small changes you can make. This campaign received 2018 Global Leadership Award from United Nations Foundation.


7th April

World Health Day

World Health Day, celebrated on the 7th of April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, provides us with a unique opportunity to mobilise action around a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world.

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5th February

Day of Tuna

The United Nations observes World Tuna Day to highlight the importance of sustainably managed fish stocks in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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22nd March

World Water Day

Today, there are over 844 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water.

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22nd April

Mother Earth Day

International Mother Earth Day is celebrated to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance.

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15th May

Day of Families

The Day of Families focuses on the importance of all caregivers in families, be it parents, grandparents or siblings and the importance of parental education for the welfare of children – crucial for the promotion of sustainable development.

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5th June

World Environment Day

Every year World Environment day is celebrated on 5th June to spread awareness, to encourage people to take action and to protect the environment. The Current theme of World Environment day is Air Pollution.  

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7th June

World Food Safety Day

Food safety has a critical role in assuring that food stays safe at every stage of the food chain - from production to harvest, processing, storage, distribution, all the way to preparation and consumption.

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8th June

World Oceans Day

Peace and security are critical to the full enjoyment of the benefits that can be derived from the oceans and for their sustainable development."There will be no development without security and no security without development", remarked the Secretary-General.

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18th June

Sustainable Gastronomy Day

All cultures and civilizations are contributors and crucial enablers of sustainable development. Sustainable Gastronomy Day celebrates the natural and cultural diversity of the world and commitment to sustainable development.

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15th October

International Day of Rural Women

Ensuring rural women’s access to productive agricultural resources contributes to decreasing world hunger and poverty, and make rural women critical for the success of the new Sustainable Development agenda for 2030.

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16th October

World Hunger Day

Millions of people around the world are ending their own hunger and poverty in sustainable ways. On World Hunger Day, we celebrate them and their triumphs.

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14th November

World Diabetes Day

In 2007 General Assembly adopted 14 November as World Diabetes Day, recognizing "the urgent need to pursue multilateral efforts to promote and improve human health, and provide access to treatment and health-care education."

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5th December

World Soil Day

World Soil Day aims to connect people with soils and raise awareness on their critical importance in our lives. Soil is an essential resource and a vital part of the natural environment from which most of the global food is produced.

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10th December

Human Rights Day

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of themselves and their family. This day recognises these fundamental rights.

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20th December

International Human Solidarity Day

In the context of globalization and growing inequalities, the strengthening of international solidarity is indispensable. The idea of solidarity is to help those who either suffer or benefit least, with the help coming from those who benefit most.

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