World Environment Day

Since the first celebration in 1973, World Environment Day has helped UNEP to raise awareness and generate political momentum around growing concerns, such as the depletion of the ozone layer, toxic chemicals, desertification and global warming. The Day has developed into a global platform for taking action on urgent environmental issues. Millions of people have taken…

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Celebrating World Environment Day and World Oceans Day

With World Environment Day (5 June) and World Oceans Day (8 June) approaching, the Nairobi Convention Secretariat is excited to share updates on how countries and stakeholders are working to protect, conserve, and manage the Western Indian Ocean region. Read about the updates and progress: Click on the arrows to view in full screen.