Saudi Arabia to Commemorate World Environment Day with the UN Program

Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Environment Program will celebrate the World Environment Day 2024 next Wednesday, June 5, in Riyadh, reported Ajel.SA.

Under the slogan “Our Land, Our Future”, the Kingdom will hold a celebration at the King Abdulaziz International Convention Center which will bring together a number of public figures, officials, experts, specialists and those interested in the environment from various countries of the world.

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture said that the Kingdom’s celebration of World Environment Day confirms the Kingdom’s commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development, and supports its ambitious initiatives and projects in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The ministry said that the events will highlight the importance of preserving the environment and promoting sustainability, with a focus on land degradation, desertification and drought.

The celebration will also shed light on the urgent need for global investment in policies and procedures aimed at protecting nature and achieving a sustainable future for all. It will tackle the need to mobilize national and global efforts to protect and rehabilitate ecosystems around the world, to achieve sustainable development goals.

The Ministry indicated that the activities of World Environment Day will support the efforts led by the Kingdom to reclaim land, and will highlight its national, regional, and international initiatives aimed at developing vegetation, combating desertification, protecting natural habitats, and reducing carbon emissions.

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the largest global platform for awareness of environmental issues. It was launched with the participation of more than 150 countries and millions of people from all over the world to celebrate environmental work and the ability of governments, companies and individuals to create a more sustainable world.

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