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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

17 June

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of June, repeating indefinitely

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17 June every year: Raising awareness of desertification as a global issue.

In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared 17 June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) plays a key role in the world’s efforts to eradicate poverty, achieve sustainable development and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

You can find further information on the UNCCD website and on the UN World Day to Combat Desertification web pages.

To find teaching resources which can help you mark this Day, browse through the resources listed on our database under the topics of ‘Drought’ or ‘Water’, or using the keyword ‘desert’.

You could also read through our feature article ‘Soil means life’ to get more information about this topic.

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