Started in June 1972 by Maurice Strong, the headquarters is in the Gigiri neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, there are also six regional offices and several offices in different countries. The most significant aspect of UNEP is their role in developing environmental conventions internationally and supporting the advancement of environmental science. They also implement policy and information with national governments, regional institutions in conjunction with environmental non-governmental organizations known as NGOs.
This year's WED theme is: 7 Billion Dreams. 1 Planet. Consume with Care.
After all, everything starts with a dream. Many great people have been quoted referencing a "dream." Start by posting your dream to encourage a global community sharing ideas for a healthier planet and environmental sustainable goals! Each one of us can start by thinking about the food we eat, the water we drink, the waste we create, the energy we consume, and the natural resources we use. Then this World Environment Day, join the Dream Team at this LINK:
Bill Lauto , GTG
International Sustainability and Energy Consultant
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