World Environment Day - Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level

WED in the Regions

Women and Environment
With the over-arching theme of “Eco-civilization and Green Development”, the International As debate on climate responses persists, water levels rise and climate change are causing destruction around the world.
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Kosovo Comes Together for World Environment Day
In Kosovo, the UN has launched the “Green Steps” project. The goal is not just to clean up Kosovo – but to keep it that way through new preventative measures.
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The Oriole Bird Joins World Environment Day Celebrations in Sarasota County
World Environment Day (WED) is June 5, and the Baltimore Orioles have partnered with Sarasota County and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to help promote the cause. 
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Edinburgh, Voices Raised for Climate Crisis
Some people of faith who signed ourvoices.net met up to pray on Portobello beach in Scotland, for the climate crisis.
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Community Forum to be Held in Sarasota
An upcoming free community forum will cap off the celebration of World Environment Day in Sarasota County, long known for the sustainable practices of its residents, local government, organizations and businesses.
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Asian Development Blog - Live Online Chat
Human activities are causing unprecedented changes in the Earth's climate. The impacts are already plain to see: floods and droughts, volatile food prices, and increased vulnerability for the poor.
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UNFCCC Focuses on Youth Activities in SIDS for WED
The UNFCCC secretariat joins this year's celebrations of World Environment Day on 5 June by focusing on the most vulnerable group living in the most vulnerable places in the world – youth from SIDS.
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Ragheb Alama: Take Action for WED
UNEP Goodwill Ambassador for the Arab Region, Mr. Ragheb Alama invites his audience to take action to help mitigate the multi-dimensional impacts of climate change on the livelihoods of Small Island Developing States citizens.
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Biking for SIDS in Geneva
From noon to 4.00 p.m. on 4 June,anyone in Geneva will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the positive impact of a sustainable lifestyle and find out more about climate change-induced sea level rise affecting Small Island Developing States.
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Title: Join the Islands 2014 Photo Contest
As part of the celebrations for the International Year of Small Island Developing States we are looking for images that showcase the beauty and richness of this group of countries. You can enter your photo under three categories: culture, environment and development.
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Message from Darren O' Day of the Baltimore Orioles: Raise Your Voice for WED. Step Up to the Challenge!
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Europe Gears up for WED 2014
Here are just a few examples of what UNEP in Europe has lined up for WED 2014.
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Greening the Blue Invites UN staff: Raise Your Voice for WED 2014
If you live or work on a small island, or have visited an island that you loved, or have tales to tell about sea level rise, or stories about how a small island is adapting to climate change – Greening the Blue wants to hear from you.
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Knowledge and Cooperation Platform for Small Islands
On the occasion of the UN International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the 10YFP Secretariat and SIDS partners, at the request of SIDS countries, are developing a new SIDS specific community within the Global SCP Clearinghouse.
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United Nations Association of Australia: WED Awards
Each year, in support of WED, the United Nations Association of Australia recognizes innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia and the important work of Australian environmental leaders through its World Environment Day Awards.
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Shine a Light on Climate Action
The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat’s Momentum for Change initiative is shining a light on innovative and transformational climate action in 2014. From 31 March to 23 May, communities, cities, businesses and governments that are taking concrete action to address climate change can apply to have their projects recognized as a 2014 Lighthouse Activity.
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Sarasota County Celebrates WED
SARASOTA COUNTY -- 8 April 2014 -- Sarasota County has been selected by the United Nations Environment Programme’s Regional Office for North America (UNEP RONA) as the official North American host community for World Environment Day (WED) 2014.
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WED Conference on Environment and Sustainability to be Held at Tongji University
With the over-arching theme of “Eco-civilization and Green Development”, the International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCES 2014) will be held from 5 to 10 June at Tongji University in Shanghai, China. Every year, for the past three years, ISCES has brought together almost 400 students from over 40 countries across the globe. ISCES aims to contribute to the dissemination of good practices and ideas on sustainability amongst student communities.
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Climate Change and Waste Management to be Tackled in Osaka City Symposium for WED
Osaka City has established, "Osaka City Environmental Month", which will be held this June. Various events will take place throughout Osaka City. The Goal of Osaka City Environmental Month is to create interest and understanding about the conservation of the environment. A wide range of environmental challenges will be addressed.
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