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Ms. Edna Molewa, South Africa’s Minister of Environment, is leading a delegation of ministers to the country’s Eastern Cape region to demonstrate the country’s efforts to rehabilitate degraded land.
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​UNCCD and Global Mechanism have recently published brochures on land degradation neutrality, land and sustainable development goals, and Great Green Wall.
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The Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia calls for abstracts for the Conference which will be held in Windhoek from 15-19 August 2016.
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Several achievements in 2015 brought land issues to the forefront of the global sustainable development agenda.
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At its 43rd session, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) decided to prepare a special report on interlinkages between climate change and land degradation.
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Thomas Friedman, renown New York Times journalist, in his op-ed column this week titled “Out of Africa” (link below), recounts what climate change impacts look like for the people of the Sahel.
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The United Nations family celebrated their 20th anniversary in Bonn with the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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07/03/2016 - In a powerful joint statement, members of the World Future Council are calling on governments, international organizations, humanitarian actors and civil society to step up action to protect refugee women, children and unaccompanied minors fr
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4/3/2015 - Over the past few months, the UNCCD has been working with the global branding agency, venture three, to promote the local and global benefits of the Great Green Wall to a worldwide audience.
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Bonn, 23/02/2015 – Ségolène Royal, France’s Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea, met with Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary of the UNCCD, to discuss the further implementation of the Desertification Convention in the framework of the recently ad
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The Capacity Building Marketplace now offers an online course on the entire UNCCD process. And yes, it’s absolutely free!
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An inception workshop for a research project on drought resilience in the Horn of Africa will be held in Bonn, Germany.
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Turkish UNCCD National Focal Point calls for applications for the one-week training course in Konya-Mersin.
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Updated reporting templates are now available for the next reporting exercise for the Committee for the Review of Implementation of the Convention.
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Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) has released a short film titled “Food security, agroecology and climate change” which documented farmers in northern Togo fighting against desertification and land degradation.
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Prof.Dr.Veysel Eroğlu, Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and the President of the UNCCD COP12, made a statement in view of the ongoing Climate Change Conference in Paris.
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In the lead up to the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference / COP 21 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), major contemporary artists are mobilizing action through art projects displayed in the public spaces of “Greater Par
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​Land Day, held today at the Paris Climate Change Conference, emphasized the important links between SDG 15, UNCCD’s COP12 in Ankara, and the climate change conference that is currently taking place in Paris.
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It is clear land matters for climate mitigation and adaptation. It is time to talk about land. Follow the land related events at COP 21.
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27/11/2015 UNCCD with various partners committed to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality will organize a one-day event Land Day: Land Degradation Neutrality as a solution to climate change at UNFCCC COP21 Generations Climate area, Rio Conventions Pavillion
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