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50th anniversary of World Environment Day

June 5 - a special day

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated all over the world on 5 June every year and was established during the UN Conference on Environmental Protection in Stockholm in 1972. This year is the 50th anniversary and Sweden is hosting the celebration. The purpose of World Environment Day is to increase knowledge about and mobilize action on current environmental issues. 


Denmark's Constitution Day

Denmark's Constitution Day is celebrated in memory of Denmark's first constitution, the Constitution of the Kingdom of Denmark, which was signed on 5 June 1849. The 1953 constitution was also adopted on this day. Every year, the day is celebrated with various politicians giving speeches around the country, as the day is often also seen as a celebration of Danish democracy.

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