Advocacy Calendar

This page lists key links to advocacy moments throughout the year at which we push our CLD agenda! The Global Secretariat will seek to organize partricipation in as many as possible. Feature Photo: Climate March in the Philippines.

World Health Organization Executive Board Meeting – January

International Day of Education – 24 January,

African Union Summit

UN Commission on Social Development (CSocD) – February

International Women’s Day – 8 March, Global.

UN Commission on the State of Women , March

World Water Day – 22 March

World Bank Spring Meetings – April

Skoll World Forum, April, Oxford and online.

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) – April

InterAction Forum – October 19, 2023

Earth Day – 22 April,

World Health Assembly – May

High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) – July

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – 9 August

International Youth Day – 12 August

SIMI World Water Week – August

Democracy Day – September 15

UN General Assembly – September

International Day of Non-Violence – 2 October (Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday,) – given Gandhi’s championship of village self-governance, this is an important opportunity for the CLD Movement.

International Day of the Girl – 11 October Global

International Day of Rural Women – 15 October Global

World Food Day – 16 October Global

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17 October, Global

G20 Summit – Moveable – 2023 in New Delhi, September 10

World Toilet Day – 19 November Global

UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) – November

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence November 25 – December 10

Human Rights Day – 10 December