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​​Any publication and videos included, and/or opinions expressed on the Twitter feed of the UNCCD do not necessarily reflect the views of the UNCCD secretariat, but remain solely those of the author(s).

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​Date Title​ ​Venue
​14-16 JAN Inception Meeting of the Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Project​ ​Bonn, Germany
​7-8 MAR ​2nd meeting of the UNCCD Science-Policy Interface (SPI) Cancun, Mexico​
​9-12 MAR UNCCD 3RD International Scientific Conference “combating desertification , land degradation and drought for poverty reduction and sustainable development- the contribution of science , technology, traditional knowledge and practice” ​Cancun, Mexico
​18-20 MAR ​Third Meeting of Inter-sessional Working Group on Land Degradation Neutrality (IWG-3) ​Rome, Italy
​23-27 MAR Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention to Combat Desertification ​Bonn, Germany
​17 JUN World Day to Combat Desertification​ ​Worldwide
​10-14 JUL ​Caux Dialogue on Land and Security ​Caux, Switzerland
​28-29 JUL ​5th Kubuqi International Desert Forum ​Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, China
​12-23 OCT ​Twelfth session of the UNCCD Conference of the Parties ​Ankara, Turkey

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​In Focus

CRIC 13: Thirteenth Session of the Committee for the Review of Implementation of the Convention

The Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention will convene for its thirteenth session (CRIC 13) in Bonn, Germany, from 25 to 27 March 2015. In preparation for CRIC 13, the meetings of the five Regional Implementation Annexes to the Convention will take place on 23 and 24 March 2015 also in Bonn, Germany. Journalists will only have access to the formal meetings of CRIC 13 on 25-27 March. The invitation to the media​ and information on accreditation in English, French and Spanish is here. 

English: Press kitApplication form

Click the links to download pdf versions of the application form and the press kit​


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Recent Notable Media Articles

Let's grant women land rights and power our future​, Monique Barbut, Inter-Press Service, 4 March 2015. 

Desertification, Monique Barbut, BBC World News - Focus on Africa, 6 February 2015

Du mieux grâce aumigrations, Monique Barbut, Le Huffington Post, 27 December 2014.

Migration for the good, Monique Barbut, HuffingtonPost, 23 December, 2014

Ambitious SDGs are empty without bold action, Monique Barbut, Devex, 12 August 2014

When land is degraded, its people and their prospects are degraded too, Monique Barbut, The Guardian, 8 August 2014

It's time for a global landscape restoration revolution, Monique Barbut and Andrew Steer, Devex, 21 July 2014

Combatting Desertification in the Post-2015 Agenda, Mahmoud Mohieldin, Huffington Post, 17 July 2014

Peak soil threatens future global food security, Reuters, 17 July 2014

Food security is land security, Michael Igoe, Devex, 11 July 2014

All you can eat, the global greed for land, Monique Barbut, Devex, 11 July 2014

Climate Change and desertification a threat to social stability, Monique Barbut, Reuters, 16 April 2014

Intelligent power rationing eases Indian state's irrigation woes, Manipadma Jenna, Reuters, 14 April 2014

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