World Oceans Day

commemorations at Mombasa Beach on 8th June 2022. The event includes cleanups along the beach in line with the theme of “Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean” to raise awareness of the importance of keeping the beach free from litter.

Participants undertaking a clean-up at Mombasa Beach during World Cleanup Day commemorations

 

World Oceans Day is an annual event held every 8th of June. The day supports the implementation of worldwide Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and fosters public interest in the protection of the ocean and the sustainable management of its resources in line with the United Nations resolution on World Oceans passed by UN
General Assembly in December 5, 2008, in Rio de
Janeiro. This year’s theme was “Revitalization: Collective
Action for the Ocean” The day aims at raising
awareness on the need to sustainably use the Oceans
and its resources.

In Kenya, the commemorations were held at Mombasa
Beach. The event included cleanups along the beach
in line with the theme of “Revitalization: Collective
Action for the Ocean” to raise awareness of the importance of keeping the beach free from litter. World Ocean Day commemorations By Carol Muriuki NEMA Staff undertaking a clean-up at Mombasa Beach during World Cleanup Day commemorations

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