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PRESS RELEASES:
Message of UN Secretary-General
Individuals and Organizations honoured on World  Environment Day 
General Assembly President salutes World Environment Day

5 June 2001

 

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.

This year's theme is
"Connect with the World Wide Web of Life"

 

5 June 2001, 11:00 a.m. -- UN Secretary-General to launch new Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Project
<http://www.millenniumassessment.org/en/index.htm>

UN CONFERENCES:
Habitat II
(General Assembly Special Session
New York, 6-8 June 2001)
Rio + 10
(Johannesburg, South Africa
2-11 September 2002) 
OTHER SITES:
United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP]

link to UNEP web site

Global Environment Outlook (UNEP)

Pachamama web site [partnership: UNEP, UNESCO, UNICEF]

 

 
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