World Environment Day – 5 June
06, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year.
- It is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment.
- It was first held in 1974.
- The theme for 2019 is “Beat Air Pollution”.
- 2019 host nation is China.