Environment Calendar – June

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”


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”.


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”


JUNE 20 INTERNATIONAL HORSESHOE CRAB DAY- BEING CELEBRATED FOR THE FIRST TIME


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.


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