2017 World Environment Day

Annual Fall

5th June

List of World Environment Day dates by year

20185th JuneTuesday
20195th JuneWednesday
20205th JuneFriday
20215th JuneSaturday
20225th JuneSunday
20235th JuneMonday
20245th JuneWednesday
20255th JuneThursday
20265th JuneFriday
20275th JuneSaturday

World Environment Day was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972.

World Environment Day focuses attention on important environmental issues. According to the United Nations "World Environment Day is commemorated each year on June 5th. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action."

Each year, a theme is selected, The theme for 2006 is "Deserts and Desertification". The slogan is: "Don't Desert Drylands!"  Each year, a different city is selected to host World Environment Day celebrations. Algiers, Algeria was selected for 2006.

World Environment Day

Celebrate World Environment Day by:

- Learn more about the environmental topic selected for this year.

- Participate in World Environment Day activities.

- Help to create awareness of the issues

- Contribute to organizations supporting environmental issues.

World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 to mark the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment. Another resolution, adopted by the General Assembly the same day, led to the creation of UNEP. It is hosted every year by a different city and commemorated with an international exposition through the week of June 5.

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Now a day we need more and more information about different countries, different religions throughout the world, for our various needs. 2015 Holidays page is an attempt from us to make your lives little easy. Here in one place you can get lots of information about different countries' holidays.

We provide holidays for around thirty counties including Unites States, United Kingdom, India, Australia, Singapore, China, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia etc. Religious festivals like Hindu Festivals, Islamic Festivals, Jewish Festivals, Christian Festivals, Sikh Festivals and Buddhist Festivals.

Apart from that we have also provided the list of many International Holidays. In our continuous effort to serve you better, we have provided brief descriptions for most of the holidays. Hope it will help you to know more about a particular holiday like when, why and how the day is celebrated.

International Years - The United Nations picks several topics or themes each year that are the focus of the calendar year. In 2015, these are: International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies and International Year of Soils.

Monthly Holidays and Observances are those that are recognized throughout the entire Month such as the Military Holiday of Month of the Military Child recognized in April each year.

Weekly Holidays and Observances are those that fall within certain weeks of each month. Most of these have what is called Movable Dates each year, as opposed to Fixed Dates. Typical Holidays will be recognized during the First Week of the Month, Second Week of the Month etc. Some Weekly Holidays have specific dates that they fall on that are the same dates each year, like National Park Week is always on April 18 - 24th each year.