[UPSC Prelims Focus] World Environment Day


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Context:

  • World Environment Day is being observed on June 5, 2020.

About:

  • Background: It was established by the UN General Assembly in 1972 on the first day of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment.
  • Aim: To spread awareness and encourage people to take steps to protect the environment.
  • Host Country: It will be hosted by Colombia in partnership with Germany.
  • Theme: Celebrate Biodiversity.

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