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The XV World Forestry Congress

Dates: May 2-6 

Host: Seoul, Korea

Consultation on the Clean Air Strategy for Ireland

Deadline: May 3rd

Host: Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications 

Climate Action: Ireland's Role in a Changing World ft Michael D Higgins

Date: May 5

Location: DCU, D9

Host: DCU Centre for Climate & Society

Open Data Impact Series VII – Sport & Recreation

Date: May 5th

Host: Derilinx

Launch of the EU B@B Practical Guide on Biodiversity for SMEs in the Agri-Food Sector

Date: May 5

Host: EU B@B Platform

UN Convention to Combat Desertification: COP15

Date: May 9-20


Webinar | Presentation of the Business for Positive Biodiversity Club

Date: May 10

Host: CDC Biodiversité

Dublin Climate Summit

Date: May 12th

Location: UCD

Hosts: Ibec, Callaway Climate Insights, EY

Biodiversity Week

Dates: May13-22nd

Hosts: IEN, NPWS, Dept of Housing, Local Government & Heritage, The Heritage Council

Bike Week

Dates: May 14-22nd

Host: Green Schools Ireland

World Migratory Bird Day

Date: May 14th

International Day of Families

Date: May 15

Public Consultation on a National Strategy on Outdoor Recreation

Deadline: May 17

Host: Department of Rural and Community Development 

​Forestry & Agriculture Investment Summit 2.1

Dates:17 & 18th May

Host: CIE-EM

All Ireland Business Summit

Date: May 18th

Host: All Ireland Business Foundation

World Bee Day

Date: May 20th

Public Consultation on Ireland’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive Marine Strategy Part 3: Programme of Measures

Deadline: May 20th

Host: Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Date: May 21st

International Day for Biological Diversity

Date: May 22nd

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Date: May 22nd

Location: Davos

Host: World Economic Forum

Finance Sector Action on Forests - Webinar

Date: May 23rd

Host: Finance For Biodiversity

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2022

Date: May 23-27

Location: Vienna, Austria

Host: EGU

Draft Kildare County Development Plan 2023 - 2029

Deadline: May 24th

Host: Kildare County Council 

Intention to extend the duration of the existing Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied)

Deadline: May 25

Host: Leitrim County Council 

National Sustainability Summit

Date: May 25-26th

Location: Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

Host: Premier Publishing & Events

EU Green Week 2022

Dates: May 30-June 5

Host: EU

Public consultation on the Electrical Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy

Deadline: May 31st

Host: Department of Transport 

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5th Meeting of IPBES Capacity Building Forum

Date: June 1st


World Peatlands Day

June 2nd


June 2-3

Host: UNEP

Make A Difference Week

Dates: June 4-11

Host: Society for Ecological Restoration

World Environment Day

Date: June 5th

Bonn Climate Change Conference

Dates: June 6-16th

Host: UN

National Biodiversity Conference 2022

Dates: June 8&9

Location: Dublin Castle, Dublin

Organisers: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage, NPWS, NCI

Responsible Business Europe 2022

Dates: June 8&9

Host: Reuters Events

World Ocean Day

Date: June 8th

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Date: June 17th

Assessing companies and financial institutions biodiversity footprint using the Global Biodiversity Score (GBS)

Date: June 23

Host: CDC Biodiversité

World Biodiversity Forum

Date: June 26-July 1

Location: Davos, Switzerland


UN Ocean Conference

Dates: June 27-July 1

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Host: UN


NbS Conference

Date: 3-5 July

Host: Oxford Nature-Based Solutions


CIEEM Summer Conference - Facilitating Nature's Recovery Through Environmentally Friendly Farming

Date: July 13




International Symposium on Climate-Resilient Agri-Environmental Systems

Dates: Aug 28-31st


CBD COP 15 Pt2

​Dates: TBC, 2022

Location: Kunming, China


SERE22: 13th European Conference on Ecological Restoration

Date: September 5-9th

Host: Society for Ecological Restoration

World Biodiversity Summit

Date: September 22-23, 2022 ​

Host: UN

World Tourism Day

Date: September 27


World Habitat Day

Date: October 4th

Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference 

Date:  October 6&7

Host: Ecosystems Knowledge Network


Circular Economy Hotspot 2023

Date: TBD

Location: Dublin

Hosts: Various


Date: February 3-9th, 2023 (Rescheduled)

Location: Vancouver, Canada

3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference

Dates: March 13-15th, 2023 (Rescheduled)

Host: Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative