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World Environment Day - 5 June

From the air we breathe to the food we eat, our bodies, habits and lifestyles are all connected to the natural environment.

Every year since 1973, celebrations for World Environment Day are given an official start on 5 June in a different host country with a different theme.

World Environment Day shapes an agenda designed to empower people, promote understanding and advocate partnerships for sustainable and equitable development. It also aims to give a human face to environmental issues. 


Photo:UNAMID Staff Plant Trees on World Environment Day outside UNAMID Headquarters in El Fasher. June 2012. El Fasher, Sudan. UN Photo/Albert González Farran