World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 June and encourages awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It is supported by many non-governmental organizations, businesses, government entities, and represents the primary United Nations outreach day supporting the environment.
2023 is the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day.
Over the past five decades, the day has grown to be one of the largest global platforms for environmental outreach. Tens of millions of people take part along with governments, companies, cities and community organizations.
This year we spotlight solutions to plastic pollution. Stay tuned to find out how you can #BeatPlasticPollution.