World Environment Day 40th anniversary
World Environment Day turns 40 in 2012. Since the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was formed in 1972, World Environment Day has been celebrated annually. In 2012, World Environment Day will be looking back at some of the notable previous celebrations and themes.
Rio+20 - The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
Australia has been actively engaged in the preparatory process for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 20-22 June 2012. Rio+20 will be one of the biggest international gatherings of 2012, and the largest event in the history of the United Nations.
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: +61 2 6275 9248
Fax: +61 2 6274 1094