World Environment Day is the most distinguished day for environmental action since 1974. It is celebrated every year on 5 June by engaging governments, institutions, organizations and citizens to focus their efforts on environmental protection and management.


The theme for World Environment Day 2020 is, 'Time for Nature,' with a focus on its role to  supports life on Earth and human development.


World Environment Day offers a global platform for inspiring positive change. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) annually organizes events for World Environment Day, which encourages worldwide awareness and action for the protection of the environment. Every World Environment Day is hosted by a different country, in which official celebrations take place. This year's host is Colombia in partnership with Germany. This year, the environment day is being celebrated digitally, worldwide.