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Title :International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Venue:global
Start Date:06 November 2012
End Date:06 November 2012
Description:This UN International Day draws attention to the fact that the environment continues to be among the casualties of warfare. It highlights how damage to the environment in times of armed conflict and war impairs natural resources long after the period of conflict.
Importantly, it recognizes that the negative environmental impacts often extend beyond the limits of national territories and can create a legacy which affects future generations.
Event Type:International Day
Organizer:UNEP on behalf of the UN family
Participants:wide participation is encouraged
Contact:UNEP''s Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch
Contact Email:postconflict@unep.org
Website:International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Related Document(s):-
Themes:Civil Society
Disasters and Conflicts
Post Conflict