Message of the Secretary-General

Message of the President of the General Assembly

Message of the Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 

UNEP Page on World Environment Day

UNEP General Information on World Environment Day

World Environment Day: Not Just Another Day

Shenzhen City, China, Host of the WED


Biodiversity


Climate Change

Desertification

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What is World Environment Day?

World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 to raise environmental awareness and to encourage action to protect the environment.


Activity of the Day:
'10:00 am - 12:00 pm Student conference on the theme "Year of Ecotourism" with 150 students and teachers linked via videoconference to thousands of others in Canada, Croatia, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago and USA [DHL Auditorium]'


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