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27.08.2015
Training on negotiation skills for Central Asian Countries in preparation to UNCCD COP 12 is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Two days training seminar (27-28 August) for the Central Asian Counties to equip the National Focal points with knowledge and basic negotiation skills for effective COP12 negotiations in October 2015 is currently taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan. > more
20.07.2015
Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology (SEE), Alxa, Inner Mongolia, China
Introduction to the SEE, an environmental NGO > more
14.07.2015
Hanergy will donate 1 Billion Yuan for Desertification Control to Prevent Minqin from Becoming Second Lop Nor
Hanergy will donate 1 Billion Yuan for Desertification Control to Prevent Minqin from Becoming Second Lop Nor > more
14.07.2015
International workshop on combating Desertificaiton and Land Degradation in NEA subregion UNESCAP-East and NEA Asia Office, SFA and UNCCD
To bring together key stakeholders to review subregional activities and develop a practical tool for information sharing and collaboration > more
23.06.2015
World Day to Combat Desertification in the Philippines
Campaigns commemorating the World Day to Combat Desertification in the Philippines > more
23.06.2015
International Scientific Forum on Rehabilitation and Restoration of Degraded Forests in Kazakhstan
Focusing on increasing public and political awareness of forest degradation and desertification and on exchanging views on measures for stabilizing these processes in different regions of the world > more
23.06.2015
World Day to Combat Desertification in Syria
A workshop was held on 15 June 2015 being focused on the theme of WDCD 2015, “No such thing as a free lunch. Invest in healthy soils.” > more
22.06.2015
Regional Asia-Pacific Workshop on Climate Smart Agriculture: A Call for Action
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) organized the workshop on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) on 18th and 19th June 2015 > more
29.05.2015
71st Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(ESCAP), Thailand
Under the theme of "Balancing the Three Dimensions of Sustainable Development: From Integration to Implementation" > more
25.05.2015
The 1st Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia-Pacific, May 19-20, 2015, Thailand
This forum was aimed at environmental aspect of sustainable development facing Asia Pacific countries > more
14.05.2015
Asia-Pacific High-Level Consultation on Financing for Development
The Asia-Pacific High-Level Consultation on Financing for Development, co-sponsored and co-organized by UNESCAP, Government of Indonesia, The Russian Government, UNDP, ADB/Institute and Green Technology Centre of Korea, held on April 29-30, 2015 in Jakart > more
24.04.2015
The International Water Forum, on April 2-3, 2015 at Mizan Business Centre, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Focusing on the Important Aspects of Rational and Effective Use of Water Resources and Environment Protection, organized by Ministry of Nature Protection and Ministry of Water Economy, Government of Turkmenistan > more
31.10.2014
Scientific conference “Afforestation and desertification 2014”, 21 October 2014, Moscow, Russia
Scientists have discussed ways to combat desertification and land degradation on a conference “Afforestation and desertification 2014” in Moscow, Russia > more
07.09.2012
Land Day 6
Land Day 6, on the theme, “Land Degradation Neutrality - A Response to the 2020 Aichi Targets,” will take place on Monday, 15 October 2012 at the Rio Conventions Pavilion in Hyderabad, India. > more
01.03.2012
CSO accreditation "Maintaining your observer status under the UNCCD"
1/03/2012: The UNCCD secretariat, following decision 5/COP10, is requesting the accredited civil society organizations to confirm their interest to continue being observers to the COP. > more
15.02.2012
"Tomorrow Today. Learning to build a sustainable future"
Through education about desertification, land degradation and drought we learn mundate things such as the nuances between deserts and desertification. We learn also how to address desertification and land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought > more
15.02.2012
Buenos Aires named World Book Capital 2011
The city of Buenos Aires was selected for the quality and variety of its proposed programme > more
15.02.2012
Climate change and drylands
Policy brief for the Commission on Climate Change and Development > more
15.02.2012
Reducing Global Warming:The Potential of Organic Agriculture
Rodale/FiBL policy brief > more
15.02.2012
Agriculture and Food Security in Africa’s Drylands:
Meeting the realities of small-scale farmers > more
15.02.2012
Spreading the word:
Lessons in networking and using media to advocate for sustainable land use in the drylands > more
15.02.2012
Copyright for Librarians
Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and eIFL.net Launch "Copyright for Librarians", an Online Open Curriculum on Copyright Law > more
15.02.2012
Human and socioeconomic consequences of desertification
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Servicio de Publicaciones, 2009; 276p > more
15.02.2012
Land Administration for Sustainable Development
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) new publication > more
15.02.2012
Climate change in the African drylands
Options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation > more
15.02.2012
World Book Summit
BOOK: THE BEARER OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT > more
15.02.2012
The day after tomorrow
A handbook on the future of economic policy in the developing world > more
15.02.2012
Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature
A synthesis of the approach, conclusions and recommendations of TEEB > more
15.02.2012
The Role of the Desertification Convention in the Early 21st Century
Bo Kjellen > more
15.02.2012
Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response
Prepared by the Environment Management Group > more
15.02.2012
The Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation, and Drought
Toward an Integrated Global Assessment - ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 150 > more
15.02.2012
Summary of Ministerial Meeting on Forests at FAO
The Ministerial Meeting on Forests and the seventeenth session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Committee on Forestry were held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 14-19 March 2005. The meetings attracted over 600 participants from gove > more
15.02.2012
Regional workshop on scientific research plans in Khartoum, Sudan
Desertification is a major environmental and a socio-economic problem with negative effects on the livelihood of the population in the arid, semiarid and dry sub-humid regions of the world in general and the developing countries in particular. It degrades > more
15.02.2012
Overview of the World's Commodity Exchanges
Taking a new look at commodity issues. The role of commodities in the development process was the topic for the second day of the UNCTAD Commission on Trade in Goods, Services and Commodities, meeting in Geneva from 6 to 10 February. > more
15.02.2012
Overview of the World' s Commodity Exchanges
Taking a new look at commodity issues. The role of commodities in the development process was the topic for the second day of the UNCTAD Commission on Trade in Goods, Services and Commodities, meeting in Geneva from 6 to 10 February. > more
15.02.2012
Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources including Energy
Related to the Financial Perspectives 2007-2013, the European Commission DG Development adopted on 25 January 2006 seven thematic programmes. These are complementary to the geographical programmes also proposed by the EC. One of these thematic programmes > more
15.02.2012
Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble
by Lester R. Brown > more
15.02.2012
2nd World Water Development Report
This brochure presents the upcoming 2nd United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR2) entitled 'Water, a Shared Responsibility', which will be launched on World Water Day, 22 March 2006, at the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico City, Mexico > more
15.02.2012
"Desertification- Averting a Looming Disaster".
Publication of SangSaeng Vol.15 > more
15.02.2012
Global Deserts Outlook
Assessment report > more
15.02.2012
The Water Atlas
Traditional knowledge to combat desertification > more
15.02.2012
Climate and Land Degradation
Environmental Science and Engineering Series > more
15.02.2012
One Planet, Many People
Atlas of Our Changing Environment > more
15.02.2012
World Book and Copyright Day - April 23
World Book and Copyright Day - proclaimed by UNESCO in 1996 > more
15.02.2012
Trends in Sustainable Development 2008-2009
Agriculture, Rural development, Land, Desertification, Drought > more
15.02.2012
The Future of Arid Lands-Revisited
A Review of 50 Years of Drylands Research > more
15.02.2012
More than rain
Identifying pathways for climate change and poverty reduction > more
15.02.2012
Global assessment of land degradation and improvement
Identification by remote sensing GLADA report No.5 > more
15.02.2012
Directory of Open Access Journals
Welcome to the Directory of Open Access Journals > more
15.02.2012
Forced Migration Review
Climate Change and Displacement > more
15.02.2012
People in Marginal Drylands
Managing Natural Resources to Improve Human Well-being > more
10.02.2012
Chad Parliamentarians in Bonn for a working session
The Hon. Dr. Haroun Kabadi, President of the National Assembly of Chad and Chair of the Steering Committee of the UNCCD Parliamentarian Forum led a delegation of Parliamentarians, from Chad, to meet Executive Secretary Luc Gnacadja at the UNCCD offices. > more
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