Heads of State and Government, Ministers, and representatives of intergovernmental organizations, the private sector and civil society will gather at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC, US, on Tuesday, 17 June 2014, for the global observance of the World Day to Combat Desertification. The event will address the theme 'Land Belongs to the Future – Let's Climate Proof It'. The full-day event include an opening ceremony, panel discussions, a concert, an exhibition and a film screening, among other activities. The event will also be webcast.
date: 17 June 2014 venue: World Bank headquarters location: Washington D.C., US contact: UNCCD Secretariat www: http://www.unccd.int/en/programmes/Event-and-campaigns/WDCD/Pages/World-Day-to-Combat-Desertification-Global-observance-event.aspx