On Sunday 5 June, URI is honoring UN World Environment Day (WED) the biggest international day for the environment.
On Sunday 5 June, URI is honoring UN World Environment Day (WED) the biggest international day for the environment. Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually since 1973, the event has grown to be the largest global platform for environmental outreach, with millions of people from across the world engaging to protect the planet.
URI World Environment Day Video
In honor of UN WED 2022, URI produced a video featuring 10 stories from the 8 URI regions. This 11-minutes program captures the essence and heart of the dedicated work of CC leaders and members around the network.
URI Climate Action Coordinator Lauren Van Ham inspires all of us to ake action:
10 inspiring stories from around the world in 11 minutes!!! Please enjoy the World Environment Day video sharing great examples from URI Cooperation Circles. Then, find your own way to take action: clean-up a park, walk in a beautiful spot, plant something in the soil and when you're done, put your hands on the Earth and say "Thank you!"
Is your CC looking for some ways to engage in Earth restoration or to take climate action? Here are a few ideas:
Re-Generation website to see what regenerating our eco-systems and cities can look like.
Only One Earth website to share your plans for World Environment Day.