Environment Calendar – June


5th June – World Environment Day

World Environment Day takes place every year on 5 June. It is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to be the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people in more than 100 countries. In this year of 2020 It will be hosted by Colombia in partnership with Germany.

Theme for the year 2021- ” Ecosystem Restoration”

Theme for the year 2023-Solutions to Plastic Pollution.

World Environment Day 2023 is hosted by Côte d’Ivoire and supported by the Netherlands and the theme will focus on solutions to plastic pollution under the campaign #BeatPlasticPollution. It is a reminder that people’s actions on plastic pollution matters. The steps governments and businesses are taking to tackle plastic pollution are the consequence of this action.

8th June – World Oceans Day

Every year World Ocean Day is celebrated on 8th June since 2009, This is an opportunity to raise global awareness regarding the challenges faced by international community. Celebrated worldwide.

Theme for year 2020 – ” Innovation for a sustainable ocean”.

World Oceans Day 2023: Theme;-Planet Ocean: Tides are changing

The ocean covers the majority of the earth, but only a small portion of its waters has been explored. Despite humanity’s utter reliance on it, and compared to the breadth and depth of what it gives us, the ocean receives only a fragment of our attention and resources in return. But tides are changing. This year’s United Nations World Oceans Day (UN WOD) celebrates the theme Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing. In celebration of the 2023 event, the United Nations are joining forces with decision makers, scientists, private sector executives, civil society representatives, indigenous communities, celebrities and youth activists to underscore how earth is more than it may seem and finally put the ocean first.

17 June – World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Desertification and Drought Day, a United Nations observance day held on 17 June each year, will in 2020 focus on changing public attitudes to the leading driver of desertification and land degradation: humanity’s relentless production and consumption.

Theme in 2019: “Let’s Grow the Future Together”

This year, the theme of the International Day Against Desertification, and Drought Her land. Her rights”, emphasizes that investing in women’s equal access to land and associated assets is a direct investment in their future and the future of humanity. It’s time for women and girls to be at the forefront of global land restoration and drought resilience efforts.


21st June – International Day of Yoga

The 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY) will be held in Leh, capital of Ladakh on June 21, 2020. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be leading the event.It is an annual event started since 2015 after its inception in 2014 in the United Nations General Assembly.

The theme for International Yoga Day may vary each year, focusing on different aspects of yoga and its relevance to contemporary challenges. The theme of International Yoga Day 2023 is “Humanity.” Yoga Day celebrations aim to create awareness about the holistic nature of yoga and encourage people to incorporate it into their daily lives for enhanced well-being.

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