World Environment Day on 5th June 2022 by Global Trade and Technology Council of India along with ICHR, Apna Samaz and Lions Club Delhi
Global Trade and Technology Council of India along with ICHR, Apna Samaz and Lions Club Delhi Veg celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June 2022 at the Embassy of Mongolia New Delhi.
Report: Sunit Narula:
It was a successful event which was well attended by the Ambassador of Mongolia, Uruguay, Myanmar, CDA Czech, Belarus, Papua New Guinea, Comros, Montenegro and Diplomats from USA, Russia, Korea, Malaysia and Bhutan also participated.
Mr Ravi Kant Garg the Up industry minister, Mrs Aruna Oswal, Chairperson ICHR , Dr Upasana Arora from Yashoda hospital, Ex Ambassador Rajan and many prominent personalities attended the event.
Lion Dr Gaurav Gupta, the founder President welcomed all the dignitaries.
Mr K L Malhotra and Mrs Aruna Oswal in their welcome address told the importance of the clean and green environment.
Mr K L Malhotra told World Environment Day was established in 1972 by United Nations at Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment on June 5th 1972. In 1974 the first World Environment Day was celebrated with the theme, "Only One Earth".
After 48 years i.e., this year The theme of the Day is the same which is being celebrated on Sunday June 5th 2022. The objective of celebration is to encourage awareness and action for the protection of the Environment.
Environment is necessary for health living and the existence of life on planet earth. So it is duty for every individual to save & protect our environment.
The campaign for "Only One Earth" calls for collective transformative action on global scale to celebrate, protect & restore our planet.
Ambassador of Mongolia, Czech and Papua New Guinea too shared the environmental issues in their countries.
This year The Day is hosted by Sweden to focus on "living sustainably in harmony with nature". This is the biggest International Day event led by United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP) being celebrated by millions of people across the world. There are many global environment problems such as:-
3. Rapid population growth
4. Global warming
5. Depletion of the atmosphere Ozone
6. Air pollution
7. Ocean pollution
8. Climate change
9. Extinction of wildlife
UN Environment Programme Chief M.S. Inger Endersens focussed this year mainly on protection of wildlife in her message.
India has to face many challenges in protecting environment issues such as air pollution, poor management of waste, growing water scarcity, falling groundwater tables, water pollution, preservation & quality of forests, bio diversity and land soil degradation and many more.
We welcome the resolution of environment conference at Stockholm in phasing out fossil material. On This Day it becomes the paramount duty of civil society and international community to check the developed world which is mainly responsible for our degradation of environment & work unitedly in protection & preservation of environment.
Mr Kapil khandelwal, Priyanka Sachdeva and Balvinder Singh presented the gifts to all the guests.
Malika Baig and Sumita Roy , Renuka Gaur gave their performances.
Gopal's 56 served tasty food and ice creams along with The Rolling Plates Chinese food.
The Appreciation Award was presented to the all supporting partners.