Desertification Day

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Desertification Day in United Nations in 2022

About Desertification Day

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Dates of Desertification Day
2023 United Nations Saturday, June 17thDesertification Day
2022 United Nations Friday, June 17thDesertification Day
2021 United Nations Thursday, June 17thDesertification Day
2020 United Nations Wednesday, June 17thDesertification Day
2019 United Nations Monday, June 17thDesertification Day
Summary
Desertification is a phenomenon that ranks among the greatest environmental challenges of our time.

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. The day is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels.

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