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WORLD
LOCALIZATION
DAYJune 21
WORLD
LOCALIZATION
DAY June 21
WORLD
LOCALIZATION
DAY June 21
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An annual celebration of the worldwide localization movement.

World Localization Day is an annual celebration convened by the international NGO Local Futures. On June 21 and throughout the month of June, Local Futures and an array of amazing Global Partners host in-person and online events to highlight localization as a strategy for change. And not least, to celebrate the many efforts and initiatives that foster ecological economies, thriving communities and healthy local food systems.

World Localization Day is an annual celebration, convened by the international NGO Local Futures.

On June 21 and throughout the month of June, Local Futures and an array of amazing Global Partners host in-person and online events to highlight localization as a strategy for change. And not least, to celebrate the many initiatives that foster ecological economies, thriving communities, and healthy local food systems. Watch the introductory video:

Take part in World Localization Day as a group or individual and join the growing movement of people building a better world, from the ground up. Watch the introductory video:

Take part in World Localization Day as a group or individual and join the growing movement of people building a better world, from the ground up.

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and live webinar with voices from the film
Local Futures is excited to announce the imminent release of 'Closer to Home' and its premiere on World Localization Day, June 21.
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The film will be screened in three different timezones, followed by a live webinar with inspiring voices from the film We hope you will join us!
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Meet the localization movement

The localization movement is growing stronger. Across the world, people are speaking out against the global economy that is playing havoc with our lives and destroying our shared planet. Simultaneously, millions of us are engaged in rebuilding healthy local economies, communities and food systems. Listen to strong voices from the movement and meet some of the many organizations that have taken part.

The localization movement is growing stronger. Across the world, people are speaking out against the global economy that is playing havoc with our lives and destroying our shared planet. Simultaneously, millions of us are engaged in rebuilding healthy local economies, communities and food systems.

Dr. Jane Goodall
Dr. Gabor Maté
Solidarité Rurale
Naomi Klein
Charles Eisenstein
PAN Asia Pacific
Institute of Wellbeing
Inst of Wellbeing
Vandana Shiva
Mika Tsutsumi
Mika Tsutsumi
David Holmgren
David Holmgren
NENA
NENA - Australia
Japan Co-op Union
Japan Co-op Union

Listen to strong voices from the movement and meet some of the many organizations that have taken part in World Localization Day.

Planet Local Voices

new video and podcast series produced by Local Futures

Planet Local Voices had its inception at the three-day Planet Local Summit 2023, where Local Futures interviewed diverse voices to create a living record of insights and experiences from around the world on topics like food and farming, energy, mental health, education, economics, community, spirituality, and activism. Listen to the short trailers below and find the full series on the Local Futures' website:

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Dive into inspiring materials released in connection with World Localization Day. Listen to conversations with internationally known figures and watch our films and short videos.

Join us for World Localization Day 2024! Sign up for events hosted by Local Futures, our global partners or host your own! Browse our Action Guide for all-year inspiration.

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