International Day of Clean Air for blue skies
International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is observed annually on September 7 to address the issue of air and water pollution that causes severe adverse health implications and premature deaths every year. Th theme for this year is Â“Health Air, Healthy PlanetÂ”. Apart from focusing on the aforementioned theme, this yearÂ’s programme also emphasized on climate change and sustainable development.
The UNGA had adopted a resolution to observe the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies in 2019. The day was observed for the first time last year with the theme Â“Clean Air for AllÂ”. It is observed by all UN organisations, member states and non-governmental organisations.