Organiser/s: UN FAO
Website: International Day of Forests 2013
Description: The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. The Day will celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.
To celebrate the International Day of Forests, you can share your photos of forests and tree planting initiatives on the FAO website. Show the world how trees, forests and their surrounding environments make a difference to the community where you live.