World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June 2008
Desertification and Climate Change: One Global Challenge
"Let us renew our commitment to reversing land degradation and desertification. Let us ensure that the 10-year strategy adopted last year in Madrid is fully supported and implemented. On this World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, let us rededicate ourselves to this mission."
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