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5 June: World Environment Day Celebrations 2019 Theme, Details, Aim, History



5 June: World Environment Day Celebrations 2019 Theme, Details, Aim, Significance, History

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5 June around the globe to raise global awareness worldwide for the protection of our environment and the planet Earth.

World Environment Day is the only largest celebration of our environment each year. The celebration of World Environment Day is a global initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly to mark the opening of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972.

World Environment Day was first observed in 1973 and since then it is being held every year with different themes.

World Environment Day-2019, the theme is "Beat Air Pollution". The theme is a call to action call to combat this global crisis.

China will be the Global Host for World Environment Day 2019.

About UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was founded as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in June 1972 and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP also has six regional offices and various country offices.

UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator, and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.

To carry this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, and civil society.


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