The Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University is delighted to announce that it is hosting this year’s World Environment Day celebration to commemorate environmental protection and advocacy. The event, scheduled for the 6th of June, will bring together stakeholders, environmental experts, and the general public to raise awareness and take action on pressing environmental issues.
World Environment Day, designated by the United Nations, is celebrated annually on June 5th to promote global environmental awareness and encourage positive actions to protect and preserve the planet. The theme for this year’s celebration is “solutions to plastic pollution,” emphasizing the importance of finding a permanent solution to plastic waste worldwide.
The faculty, known for its commitment to environmental sustainability and innovation, has organized an engaging program of activities for the event. The day will feature interactive lectures and focus group discussions, and picking of plastics wastes littered on campus aimed at highlighting the significance of recycling and cleanliness.
Prominent environmentalists, policymakers, and representatives from international organizations are expected to attend the celebration, adding their expertise and insights to the discussions. The event will serve as a platform for exchanging ideas, showcasing research, and promoting sustainable practices that can contribute to the protection of Nigeria’s environment and ecosystems.
The faculty encourages citizens from all walks of life to participate in this significant event, as their engagement is crucial in fostering a sustainable future. It will be an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to come together and play an active role in addressing other environmental challenges, such as climate change, deforestation, pollution, and biodiversity loss.
In preparation for the World Environment Day celebration, the faculty urges everyone to stay tuned for further updates on the event’s schedule, speakers, and registration process. Additional information will be available through our official website and social media platforms.
Let us unite as a nation and join hands with the Faculty of Environmental Sciences to make the World Environment Day celebration a resounding success, as we strive to create a greener and more sustainable future for Nigeria and the entire planet.