World Environment Day


Since 1973, June 5 has been recognised as World Environment Day (WED) by the United Nations (UN). According to the UN, June 5 is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people across the world. This year, it will be hosted in Saudi Arabia.

The Centre for Environmental Studies (CES) at the Univeristy of Kurdistan Hewlêr has been activley engaged in a series of activities, plans and projects to combat climate change impacts and preserve the environment.

This year, CES is celebrating WED with a range of different activities which includes raising awareness, students and staff engagement and real actions towards a greener campus for UKH. On June 5, 2024, CES will be organising full-day activities across the campus and invites students and staff to bring their owns trees to plant them in the campus. Also, water filters will be introduced to the students to promote the use of personal water bottles and reduce using plastic water bottles.

More information and konwledge are available on the below flyers regarding CES plans and actions:

Environmental Awareness

Fighting Plastic Bottles



5 June, 2024 9:30 am


5 June, 2024 5:00 pm