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The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is held on 6th November annually around the World. The United Nations (UN) declared the 6th November as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on 5th November 2001. It celebrates due to raises awareness in people about the damaging effects of War and armed conflict on the environment.

How Armed Conflict and War Exploit the Environment

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

Humanity and its environment are suffering from Armed Conflict and wars from many of years. The environment has remained the victim of war. Water wells have been polluted, forests cut down, crops torched, soils poisoned and Animals killed, these are the issues we faced every day. And these issues harm the environment day by day. New technologies that are used for war are more dangerous and full of powerful chemicals, means that the destruction and damage of the environment are more dangerous.

What do people do on International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict?

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict helps people to understand war’s effect on the environment. Many people around the world, it includes government officers, scientist, geologist, educators, Journalists, and businesspersons notice the UN’s International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. People also work together to find ways how the environmental destruction caused by armed conflict and war.

To focusing on this topic some events are also taking place on that day such as seminars are held, lectures delivered in educational institutions, speeches, news talk-shows, and radio talks. People learn and share information about the danger of new technologies in Wars. And Chemicals that are used in making new technologies are very harmful to the environment. People around the world must be made aware that all efforts be taken to control the environmental destruction that is caused by the conflict.

Life of People

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict of United Nations is not a public holiday, so the life of people is not affected. It’s a day to educate the people about the damaging effects of war and armed conflict on the environment.

On this year we celebrate the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict with the United Nation to control the destruction of the environment, and we have to work together with the United Nations to protect the environment against those issues that we faced every day. And we ought to clean our environment and grow more trees for clean environment and atmosphere.

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