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International Year of Deserts and Desertification (2006)

2006 is the International Year of Deserts and Desertification, as designated by the 58th session of the UN General Assembly. World Environment Day on 5 June 2006 and will focus exclusively on this topic. This is the International Year's official website. It contains a brief introduction to deserts and desertification, but it is mainly a source of information on all upcoming events around the world. These include conferences, exhibitions, and new books. {{LINK_LABEL_GO_TO_WEBSITE}}