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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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