First Ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

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News: Union Environment Minister will be chairing a webinar on the first-ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies.

Facts:

  • The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution to hold an International Day of Clean Air for blue skies in 2019.
  • Aim: The day aims to:
    • Raise public awareness that clean air is important for health, productivity, the economy and the environment.
    • Demonstrate the close link of air quality to other environmental and developmental challenges and promote and facilitate solutions that improve air quality 
    • Bring together diverse international actors for concerted approach for effective air quality management.
  • Theme: Clean Air for All.