International Year of Deserts and Desertification

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The year 2006 was declared the International Year of Deserts and Desertification by the United Nations General Assembly.[1]

Objectives[edit]

The Year's Objective is to spread awareness about the desert areas of the world and especially the problem of desertification.

Themes[edit]

The Year’s research themes are deserts and especially the problem of desertification.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ United Nations General Assembly Session 58 Resolution 211. International Year of Deserts and Desertification, 2006 A/RES/58/211 page 2. 23 December 2003. Retrieved 2007-11-19.

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