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World Environment Day Afghanistan
Kabul, June 5, 2007 (UNAMA): World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5 June to rally worldwide awareness and support for environmental issues. The theme for this yearâ€™s World Environment Day is â€œMelting Ice: A Hot Topicâ€ and is relating to Climate Change and Global Warming, which is affecting every part of the world including Afghanistan.
On World Environment Day all around the world citizens and governments will give a human face to environmental issues by promoting an understanding that communities are pivotal to changing attitudes towards the environment, and by supporting partnerships that will ensure all nations and peoples enjoy a safer and more prosperous future.
The National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), UNEP, UNDP, ACC and other partner organizations are organizing events in several locations around Afghanistan to raise awareness on environmental topics and to demonstrate the growing cooperation for the management and protection of Afghanistanâ€™s environment. Some activities include: