Natural Disaster Reduction day

The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction as a means of promoting a global culture of natural disaster reduction that encompasses prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

World Soil Day

The annual World Soil Day raises awareness about the importance of healthy soils and promotes sustainable soil management.

Conservation of Mangroves Day

Mangroves protect coastlines from erosion, they regulate flooding and buffer storms, provide nursery habitats for fish and can store large amounts of carbon dioxide. The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem is to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves as a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem.

Natural Disaster Reduction Day

The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction as a means of promoting a global culture of natural disaster reduction that encompasses prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

World Soil Day

The annual World Soil Day raises awareness about the importance of healthy soils and promotes sustainable soil management.

International Mountain Day

Since 2003, Mountain Day has been celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of mountains to life. The UN's General Assembly highlights the importance of sustainable mountain development.