International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

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2020 DateNovember 6, 2020
2021 DateNovember 6, 2021
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict History

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict seeks to raise awareness about the damage inflicted upon the environment during war or conflict. This day aims to promote conflict prevention and peace-building strategies among nations to better protect the natural resources of the environment.

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict was established in 2001 by the U.N General Assembly. It is observed annually on November 6th.

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict Facts

  • Over the last 60 years, 40% of all internal conflicts have been linked to exploitation of natural resources according the to the U.N Environment Programme.

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - References and Related Sites

UN: Enviroment Conflict Day

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