People around the world are taking to the streets to demand attention to the problems that threaten our future. Climate change, wars, nuclear weapons, the economic crisis and political instability are some of the topics of these global campaigns that aim to unite the citizens of the world in the fight for a better future.
Here you find our directory of events by date and country for campaigns across Europe for topics such as climate action, the refugee’s crisis, austerity policies and many more. You will also find national campaigns for each country.
Since the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016, campaigns against Brexit have spread throughout Britain. The crisis of the NHS, the increase of the homeless and nuclear disarmament are also important issues for social demonstrations. Find here the events that are coming to your city.
#International Rebellion begins October 7 and lasts for 2 weeks
Starting October 7 there are nonviolent actions on an international scale using civil disobedience to urge government action on climate breakdown, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse. A truly global day of action by Extinction Rebellion.
International Day of Nonviolence - October 2
The birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. - An occasion to disseminate the message of non-violence through education and public awareness. It reaffirms the universal principle of non-violence and the desire to secure a culture of peace, tolerance and understanding.
Join the Global Climate Strike, September 20-27
On September 20-27, millions of people worldwide will walk with young climate strikers in the hopes of using nonviolent means to affect policy change that will save our planet. Review our page to see how YOU can support the movement and what activities are scheduled near you!
Fridays for Future
A worldwide movement of young people inspired by the activist Greta Thunberg in 2018. To date, more than 2000 cities worldwide and approximately 1.4 million students have participated in the demonstrations that urge governments to take immediate concrete actions against climate change
International Day of Democracy
International Day of Democracy is celebrated globally every September 15th. It was created by the UN in 2007 as a way to promote and uphold democracy by celebrating democratic nations with the hope that non-democratic countries will adopt democracy in the future.
These events usually involve cultural activities, workshops, conferences and the participation of many climate activists. Their objective is to gather as many people as possible in order to find actions and solutions for climate change. Find here information about the camps for the year 2019.
If you are interested in being part of a campaign or would like information about events near you, check out the extensive catalog of campaigns and events available on our website. Here you will find many different options, conveniently organised by topic.
Every August 6th, the world commemorates the dropping of the atomic bomb in the Japanese city of Hiroshima and the subsequent attack in the city of Nagasaki. These catastrophic events had terrible consequences that changed the world forever. This day is dedicated to activism against the intended use and proliferation of nuclear weapons world wide.