World Environment Day takes place every year on 5 June. It is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to be the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people in more than 100 countries.

It was announced during COP25 that Colombia will host World Environment Day 2020 in partnership with Germany and that it will focus on biodiversity.

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