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International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 2020

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The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies shall be held on September seventh, 2020.

The Day goals to:

  1. Increase public consciousness in any respect ranges—particular person, neighborhood, company and authorities—that clear air is necessary for well being, productiveness, the financial system and the setting.
  1. Exhibit the shut hyperlink of air high quality to different environmental/developmental challenges equivalent to – most and foremost – local weather change and the worldwide Sustainable Growth Objectives.
  1. Promote and facilitate options that enhance air high quality by sharing actionable information finest practices, improvements, and success tales.
  1. Convey collectively various worldwide actors engaged on this matter to kind a strategic alliance to achieve momentum for concerted nationwide, regional and worldwide approaches for efficient air high quality administration.

The United Nations Basic Meeting adopted the resolution to carry an International Day of Clean Air for blue skies on December 19, 2019, throughout its 74th session and invited the United Nations Setting Programme (UNEP) to facilitate the observance of the International Day, in collaboration with different related organizations. The Local weather and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) labored with UNEP and the Republic of Korea to advocate for the day within the lead as much as the choice.

WHO is working with BreatheLife companions to coordinate actions for the day.

The primary celebration will set a precedent for an necessary and thrilling new worldwide day for clear air to be celebrated yearly.

(Supply: WHO)