World Environment Day 2023:  Beat Plastic Pollution and Secure Our Planet's Future

World Environment Day, celebrated annually on June 05, aims to raise awareness about environmental protection and preservation.

It serves as the largest global platform promoting sustainable development practices worldwide.

Over utilization of natural resources threatens the future generation's access to these essential elements.

Millions of individuals participate in this worldwide event to safeguard and conserve the environment for future generations.

The history of World Environment Day traces back to 1972, with the establishment of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

June 05 was designated as the official World Environment Day, with the first observance taking place in 1973 under the slogan "Only One Earth

World Environment Day 2023 commemorates the 50th anniversary of its establishment, with the theme "BeatPlasticPollution."

Côte d'Ivoire will host the event, supported by the Netherlands, focusing on solutions to plastic pollution under the campaign #BeatPlasticPollution.

Individual actions against plastic pollution carry significant weight, leading governments and businesses to take necessary steps to tackle this issue.