World Environment Day. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has selected the City of Portland to host this year's North American World Environment Day. A variety of public events will lead up to the World Environment Day celebration on June 5. The city and UNEP are encouraging community groups, businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals to organize and participate in public events from Earth Day on April 22 to World Environment Day on June 5. Events will celebrate the environment and this year's World Environment Day theme "Reduce your Foodprint," aimed at reducing food waste. EMO's Interfaith Network For Earth Concerns is providing a resource guide for congregations and encouraging faith community involvement. Call (503) 221-1054, ext. 214. For more information on World Environment Day, go to http://www.unep.org/wed/. View a list of events in the Portland metro area.