International Day of Clean Air for blue skies - UNHQ Commemoration

(New York)

Celebrate International Day of Clean Air for blue skies with the United Nations! The day will be commemorated with a high-level event livestreamed from UNHQ in New York.

How to join

  • Go to:
  • Event number: 2335 997 7785
  • Password: UNEPCA22!


10:00 - 10:20

  • Welcome by Ms. Ligia Noronha, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the UNEP New York Office
  • Video message of Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Video message of Ms. Inger Andersen, Executive Director, UNEP
  • Video message of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO
  • Special remarks by H.E. Mr. Joonkook Hwang, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN

10:20 - 10:45 - Panel Discussion

  • H.E. Ms. Maisa Rojas, Minister of Environment, Chile
  • Ms. Maria Kolesnikova, Director of MoveGreen and Champion of the Earth in 2021
  • Mr. Andreas Ahrens, Head of Climate at Inter IKEA Group
  • Mr. Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Global Lead for Pollution Management and Environmental Health, The World Bank

10:45 - 11:10 - Q&A Session

11:10 - 11:15

  • Closing remarks by Dr. Maria Neira, Director of Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO