World environment day

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY speech for students and teachers

World Environment Day

Why the day is celebrated:

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June annually. It is a global celebration for inspiring people to be careful about nature. People from more than 150 countries participate in this United Nation’s international day programme . The day celebrates environmental action and the power of governments, businesses and individuals to create a more sustainable world. The day is being celebrated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) since its inception in 1973.

Why is 5 June celebrated as environment Day?

In 1972 in Sweden at  Stockholm a Conference was held  on Human Environment on 5th June. Marking the first day of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, the UN General Assembly designated 5 June as World Environment Day. From that time, this day is celebrated pompously through out the world. 

About this year’s celebration:

In 2024, the hosting country to observe the World Environment Day globally is Saudi Arabia. The theme of this year is ‘Land restoration, desertification and drought resilience’. The theme has been chosen to emphasize the critical environmental challenges and imbalanced ecosystems worldwide. To gift the next generation a wonderful place to live in ,a slogan also be taken. The slogan is: “Our land. Our future. We are Generation Restoration.” 

The motto of celebrating this day:

The day, 5th June is celebrated to create awareness about environment among people. The day gives a reminder to the people to save nature and the earth by stopping their non-environment friendly activities. It aims to gift the next generation a wonderful world to live in. Celebration of this day takes action on urgent environmental challenges.

On this day, through speeches or various programmes , the message is given that people should conserve our planet’s natural resources for their own benefits. Besides, many international discussion and team works are organised to create a greener world to live in peacefully and in a pollution free universe.

World environment day

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