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ARO marks World Environment Day 2009

1st Jan 2009

NAIROBI – On Friday, 5 June 2009, the Africa Regional Office (ARO) marked the World Environment Day by planting trees at Ayany Primary School. These trees were planted in an attempt to upgrade the Africa Scout Garden that was launched on Africa Scout Day 2009.

World Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action.

Picture: © WSB/ARO Euloge