Africa: Countries Mark World Environment Day 2012

African countries join the world in celebrating this year's World Environment Day.
Photo: UNEP

World Environment Day 2012

  • Liberia:  Today Is World Environmental Day

    Heritage, 5 June 2012

    President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf has issued a proclamation declaring today, Tuesday, June 5, 2012, as World Environment Day to be observed throughout the republic as a Working ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Making Country Greener

    The New Times, 5 June 2012

    Rwanda today joins the rest of the world to mark this year's World Environment Day, with a call on it citizenry to desist from pursuing economic gains at the expense of the ... read more »

  • Libya:  Planting Trees to Celebrate World Environment Day 2012

    United Nations Children's Fund, 5 June 2012

    To mark World Environment Day, the Libyan Ministry of Education and UNICEF came together with children at a Tripoli elementary school to plant trees. The event raises awareness ... read more »

Photo: UN

Students plant trees on World Environment Day.

Forest conservation