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This automated compilation of desertification related news, does not purport to be exhaustive. It is taken "as is" from sources external to the UNCCD secretariat. The secretariat is not responsible for any information contained in all these links and on each news item. It links you to other websites which are not under the control of the UNCCD secretariat, be it the nature, content or availability of those sites. This facility is not a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them. Your use of this facility is voluntary. In no event will the UNCCD be  liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this information here.

Efforts in combating desertification won Wang, Chairman of ELION, the recognition of "China Poverty Eradication Award"
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The life of humans depend on land. Nurture our land resources would help to end hunger.
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After intensive discussions over key elements for a new Strategy at CRIC15, the Parties now turn their energy for the next COP.
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CRIC15 will consider land degradation neutrality within the Strategic Framework that will guide action under the Convention from 2018-2030 among others.
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Active discussion took place by civil society organizations during the informal consultations on gender and women’s land rights.
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“Immediate measures at both local and global levels are imperative in order to mitigate and reduce the effects of sand and dust storms,” said the COP12 President at the workshop press conference.
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A New Initiative for Combating Desertification to Strengthen Resilience to Climate Change in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa harmonizes ongoing efforts by partners to effectively address the mounting challenges the region faces.
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“As population grows, we will need more land and more productivity, not less.” The UN Secretary-General stressed the importance of achieving land degradation neutrality at the inauguration of the “Save the Earth, Save the Land” exhibition.
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The panel discussion “Drought, food security, migration and Climate: Implications for policy and conflict” held on 1 September highlighted the linkages and options for reducing society’s vulnerability to drought hazards and conflicts.
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Given the multi-faceted nature and interconnectedness of drought, food security, conflict and migration, the UNCCD is co-hosting a panel event focusing on the need for integrated approaches and the institutional coherence in order to identify solutions, m
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Some 400 delegates from across Africa and beyond have come together in Windhoek, Namibia for the first African Drought Conference.
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Approximately 50 participants from African countries joined the launch of the Africa Drylands Week (8-12 August), which started today in Windhoek, Namibia.
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​Decision 4 of COP12 invites all stakeholders to share inspiring stories that will interest people in the general work of the Convention to Combat Desertification. We invite you to share two inspiring human interest stories from your country, which focus
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The winners of the contest will receive a diploma and/or plaques recognizing their excellence and commitment to the issues of environment and migration. All application sent by mail would only require a single stamp.
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The conference is one of the distinct outcomes of the Namib Declaration adopted at the UNCCD COP 11/Decision 36 which emphasized a stronger UNCCD for land degradation neutrality.
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“International Combating Desertification Training” was held in Konya, Mersin, and Adana, Turkey from 30 May to 5 June, 2016.
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Turkey’s General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion will organize a training course on Combating Desertification for experts from Central Asia and the Balkans .
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The Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs in Turkey is calling for participation in the above workshop, scheduled from 4-7 October 2016 in Istanbul.
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Berlin, 17 June 2016. China and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification today launched the Joint Action Initiative to combat desertification, rehabilitate degraded land and mitigate the effects of drought (JAI). The initiative aims to make the whole r
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We welcome the joint statement by Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, on the World Day to Combat Desertification announcing that Canada intends to r
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