The Global Peace Foundation and Global Peace Women Nepal partnered to host a week of programs, festival and educational seminars and clean-up projects to preserve clean water sources. At the opening ceremony of the week, Dr. Bishnu Dahal, Executive Director of Nepal Sanskrit University Research Center said, “Water is our life and the responsibility of water conservation is also within our hand.” Around the world events converged around the 2014 Environmental Day theme: “Raise your voice, not the sea level”, focusing on the world’s waterways, oceans and seas. Established in 1973, Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5th. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) issues a new theme to rally individual and national efforts.
Environment Week programs included a water ceremony, an Environmental Day peace march, a mass clean-up of the Bagmati River and an opening and closing ceremony to recognize volunteers and sponsors. For Full Article visit: GPF Nepal Draws Connections Between Faith, Family and Conservation during 2014 Environmental Week