3 March 2015 worldwide
Africa Environment Day/Wangari Maathai Day

Africa Environment Day, celebrated annually on 3 March, was established by the Organization of African Unity in 2002 as a way of raising awareness of the pressing environmental challenges facing the continent. Since 2012, the Africa Environment Day has been celebrated in conjunction with Wangari Maathai Day, in order to pay tribute to the late Nobel Laureate's green legacy.  

date: 3 March 2015  
location: worldwide  
contact: Directorate of Information and Communication, African Union Commission  
e-mail: dinfo@africa-union.org  
www: http://www.au.int