International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Europe launched large coordinated research efforts via the European Framework Programmes to protect the ozone layer

UN World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated the first monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities

World Rare Diseases Day

Europe invested over €1.4 billion in more than 200 collaborative research and innovation projects through the framework programmes related to rare diseases

World Food Day

On 16 October World Food Day focuses on changing the future of migration and investing in food security and rural development