World Environment Day today


Today is World Environment Day. Enjoy the article of Cool Stuff blog about this day.  World Environment Day (WED) is a day that stimulates awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and public action. It is on 5th June. It was the day that United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began. The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was from 5–16 June 1972. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. The first World Environment Day was on 1973. World Environment Day is hosted every year by a different city with a different theme and is commemorated with an international exposition in the week of 5th June.

The purpose of celebrating World Environmental Day every year is to show the world the importance of environment and provoke political attention towards it. It points towards the importance of the issues concerned with today’s environmental challenges. The organizations create different activities and debates on the importance of environment on every year so that an understanding can be promoted between different communities about the key role of environment in our daily life.

It is also a good tool to encourage people to become active agents and supporters for the environmental issues concerned to them. Every year different activities and topics are chosen to be discussed on 5th June. In this way this day is celebrated every year on 5th June.

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