|Title :||International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict |
|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.
|Organizer:||UNEP on behalf of the UN family|
|Participants:||wide participation is encouraged|
|Contact:||UNEP''s Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch|
Disasters and Conflicts