Nepal ENVIRONMENT WEEK
May 30 - June 5
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
World Environment Day- (WED) occurs on June 5 every year, and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. WED has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually.
Different science and environmental organizations mark this date with various environmental activities throughout the world.
In Nepal also various organizations celebrate June 5 with various activities every year and the ministry supports those activities directly or indirectly.
STEM Foundation Nepal has marked this year’s World Environment Day as one of the high value events and targeted to celebrate not just a day but the whole week with various activities from raising awareness to innovate the solution for our local problems on environmental issues. Ministry of Forest & Environment, Department of Environment has initiated “Swochchha Batabaran MahaAbhiyan, 2075” and partnered with STEM Foundation Nepal on Nepal Environment Week 2019 as a component of the whole idea.
STEM Foundation Nepal has been celebrating world environment day as one of the high-value events and targeted to celebrate not just a day but the whole week with various activities from raising awareness to innovate the solution for our local problems on environmental issues. On December 5, 2018, we had attempted Guinness World Records setting event by creating theBiggest Sculpture in the world made from largest number of used plastic bags. In the event, we had made wide map of “Dead Sea” with the theme of “One Dead Sea is enough for us. Let’s not use more plastics and convert our living sea into Dead Seas.” This project had involved more than 20000 school students with more than 200 Schools and reached up to more than 100,000 people. This project has been funded by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal in collaboration with ministry of forest & environment, department of environment.