International Day for Preventing Exploitation of Environment in War

international-day-for-preventing-exploitation-of-environment-in-war-and-armed-conflict Preventing ExploitationThe International Day for Preventing Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict was observed globally on 6 November 2016.

On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict through  resolution A/RES/56/4.

On 27 May 2016, the United Nations Environment Assembly adopted resolution UNEP/EA.2/Res.15 to recognize the role of healthy ecosystems and sustainably managed resources in reducing the risk of armed conflict.

It also committed itself towards the full implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals listed in General Assembly resolution 70/1 entitled Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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