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November Environment Calendar - 2017

 

November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

 

November 6, 2017
 

On 5th November 2001, the United Nations General Assembly declared 6th November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. It aims to educate people about the damaging effects of war and armed conflict on the environment. The United Nations gives great importance to ensuring that action on the environment is part of conflict prevention, peacekeeping and peace building strategies - because there can be no durable peace if the natural resources that sustain livelihoods and ecosystems are destroyed. »  Read More

 

  


 

November 11 National Education Day

 

November 11, 2017
 

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, born on 11th November 1888, was a great freedom fighter and independent India’s first Education Minister. He oversaw the establishment of a national education system with free primary education and modern institutions of higher education. As a mark of respect and to commemorate his Birth Anniversary, the nation celebrates National Education Day on 11th November every year

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November 19 World Toilet Day

 

November 19, 2017
 

World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19th November every year, is about taking action to reach the 2.4 billion people living without a toilet. This year, the United Nations’ theme for this day is “Wastewater”. By 2030, the Sustainable Development Goals aim to reach everyone with sanitation, and halve the proportion of untreated wastewater and increase recycling and safe reuse.

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World Fisheries day World Fisheries Day

 

November 21, 2017
 

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on 21st November throughout the world by the fisher folk communities. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music shows, and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries.

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