Land Belongs to the Future – Let’s Climate Proof it
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
World Bank, Washington DC, Preston Auditorium
09.00 – 18.00 hrs
This year’s World Day to Combat Desertification global observance event was held at the World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C., United States, on Tuesday, 17 June. The event was hosted by the World Bank in partnership with the Global Environment Facility, TerrAfrica, and Connect4Climate.
Over 250 representatives from government, intergovernmental and civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged with high-profile leaders and experts on the human factors fueling ecosystem degradation and share solutions. The event included an opening ceremony, panel discussions, a concert, film screening, a networking lunch and a cocktail reception. The event was webcast live.