17 June 2016 Current Affairs: World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) 2016 was observed across the world on 17 June 2016. Inclusive cooperation for achieving Land Degradation Neutrality was the theme for the 2016 WDCD.
The slogan for the day was Protect Earth. Restore Land. Engage People.
The theme focuses on making Land Degradation Neutrality, which is a fundamental solution for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
On the other hand, the slogan addresses the importance of comprehensive participation and cooperation in working towards achieving Land Degradation Neutrality.
The World Day to Combat Desertification has been observed since 1995.It is observed to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 17 as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.
The theme for the 2015 WDCD was Attainment of food security for all through sustainable food systems.
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