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World Environment Day 2014

World Environment Day 2014

World environment day 2014 theme is "small island developing states or "SIDS"" Our environment is the future of our world. If it is not healthy, then we can not think of taking a breath of peace.

Date

  • 5th June is celebrated as the World Environment day.

Objective

World Environment day is the main weapon of the United Nation to make people aware of the worldwide environmental demolition and drag the attention and action of various political sources and human resource.

Beginning

  • World Environment Day was resultant effort of the United Nations General Assembly in the year 1972, which took place in Stockholm Conference on the issue of Human Environment.
  • In the same platform, one more resolution was being taken place which gave birth to the UNEP.

How the Day be Celebrated?

World Environment day is celebrated each year by various means like:

  • street rallies
  • bicycles parades
  • green concerts
  • essay and poster competitions in schools
  • tree planting
  • recycling efforts
  • clean-up campaigns and much more.

Resolution taken by Ministry on the day

Various resolution and pledges are being taken by Prime Ministers, chief ministers and Ministers of Environment on that day. They all indulge themselves with the commitment of taking care of the world environment. Taken pledges are then established as the base of environmental management and economic planning dealt by Government.

World Environment day 2008

Place: World Environment day will be held on New Zealand. Wellington city has the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Kick the Habit! Towards a Low Carbon Economy.

World Environment Day Objective: World Environment day is due to the fact that worldwide climate change is becoming alarming matter day by day.

Celebration mode: UNEP is doing the awareness campaigns for various countries, companies and communities to make them conscious about the greenhouse gas emissions and its reduction procedure.

The World Environment Day will take the opportunity to establish the resources which creates
low carbon economies and life-styles like:

  • improved energy efficiency,
  • alternative energy sources,
  • forest conservation and eco-friendly consumption.

World Environment day 2007

Place: World Environment day was held in New Zealand. Tromsø city had the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Melting Ice – a Hot Topic?
World Environment Day Objective: With the association of International Polar year, it was celebrated to make people aware of the changing climate in polar ecosystem and its community.

World Environment day 2006

Place: World Environment day was held in Algeria. Algiers city had the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Don't Desert Drylands!
World Environment Day Objective: This theme of Deserts and Desertification was being selected with the objective to protect the dry lands. As it is known 40% of the earth is dry land.

World Environment day 2005

Place: World Environment day was held at San Francisco in California of USA. San Francisco city had the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Plan for the Planet!
World Environment Day Objective: This theme was selected for Green cities. Objective behind was to make aware of the importance of greenery on this earth.

World Environment day 2004

Place: World Environment day was held at Barcelona in Spain. Barcelona City had the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Wanted! Seas and Oceans – Dead or Alive?
World Environment Day Objective: This theme was selected with the objective of awareness how seas and oceans are playing vital role in our life and how to treat sea and oceans.

World Environment day 2003

Place: World Environment day was held at Beirut, which is for the first time in the Arab world
Lebanon had the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Water - Two Billion People are Dying for It!
World Environment Day Objective: World Environment day was with the objective of keeping water safe and makes people aware how most vital resource of world plays major role in our life.
More Notes: World Environment day was held to support two more events on that year- International Year of Freshwater, 2003 and World Water Day celebrated on 22 March.

  • Moreover, logo of International Year of Freshwater had been conjugated in World Environment day logo to focus its importance.

World Environment day 2002

Place: World Environment day was held in Republic of China City of Shenzhen had the honor to host this event.
World Environment Day Slogan: Give Earth a Chance
World Environment Day Objective: World Environment day was with the objective to heal the planet after so much of destruction during 20th century. It was celebrated to make people aware for sustaining this earth a place for healthy living.

World Environment day 2001

Place: World Environment day was held at Torino in Italy and Havana in Cuba.
World Environment Day Slogan: Connect with the World Wide Web of Life
World Environment Day Objective: The theme of slogan focused on the issue that we human being should stay connected with the earth by any means, e.g. - modern technology like World Wide Web or any traditional way.

World Environment day 2000

Place: World Environment day was held at Adelaide in Australia.
World Environment Day Slogan: World Environment Million --Time to Act
World Environment Day Objective: World Environment day was with objective to make people aware that everyone from this earth should contribute something positive to save this earth from demolition.

Agenda

Agenda of this celebration is to make people aware that their change of little habit can make the world environment stable and non-hazardous.


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