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World Environment Day

Context: World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June. 

Key Points: 

  • It is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action to protect the environment.
  • 'Only One Earth is the theme of World Environment Day 2022, which focuses on living sustainably in harmony with nature. 
  • This was also the 1972 conference in Stockholm slogan, where the annual global event was first instituted on 5th June.
  • Sweden is the host country of World Environment Day 2022

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