Since 1970, Earth Day takes place annually on 22 April to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The day now touches over 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. This year’s official theme is Invest in Our Planet. Discover below the four events that we are co-organising!
Stronger partnerships for a better planet
22 April, 10:00-11:30 CEST
#LearningPlanet, The Dais, Earthday Network India and Tears of the Earth will co-lead this high-level panel, which will host stakeholders from academia, arts, civil society, industry, and science. The event will explore ways to collaborate more effectively and creatively with an intention to conserve the planet and its people.
Ubuntu Learning Circle
22 April, 14:00-15:30 CEST
#LearningPlanet, the Club of Rome and Earthday.org invite you to a feelings-first conversation on transforming learning for sustainable futures, featuring three speakers working on learning and sustainability initiatives in Africa. We will discuss the connection between actions for climate change and indigenous wisdom.
Making sense of sustainability, with the sustainability group of the Youth Council
23 April, 10:00 – 11:30 CEST
How can we teach sustainability in local communities? Anoushka, Anum, Binti, Guadalupe, Karan and Ruvarashe will bring together organisations they are a member of to share their collective insights and experiences in this session co-organised by Earthday.org.
Contact us here if you’d like to attend
Co-creation session with youth on how to invest in our planet
23 April, 14:30 – 16:30 CEST
Co-led by #LearningPlanet, The Dais, Earthday Network India and Tears of the Earth and with facilitation by YLCA Youth Fellows, we will look into ways young people can amplify their action and impact and how they can best be supported by organisations, individuals and governments.
Contact us here if you would like to participate or nominate any youth representatives