World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is a good day to revisit the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2016–17 ‘A Place at the Table: Social justice in an ageing society’. It celebrates the value, dignity and significant contributions of older people to the life of the community. In solidarity with all generations, older people have a rightful place… Read More »World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Social Media Day

Can you imagine living through a pandemic without social media? World Social Media Day is a time to recognise and celebrate social media's impact of global communication. Here are some ideas for activities: Revisit the Social Justice Statement Making it Real: Genuine human encounter in our digital world with your parish, school or community group.Share… Read More »World Social Media Day

International Day of Cooperatives

The United Nations International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated annually on the first Saturday of July. This year, the theme of the International Day of Cooperatives 2020 is Cooperatives for Climate Action. Since 1995, the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and the United Nations have been setting the theme for the celebration of the International Day… Read More »International Day of Cooperatives

World Population Day

World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues.

World Youth Skills Day

This day highlights the importance of youth skills because rising youth unemployment is seen as one of the most significant problems facing economies and societies in the world today, both for developed and developing countries. Find out more here.