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16-18 July 2014: Second Meeting - Intergovernmental Work Group on the follow-up to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

The Second Meeting of the Working Group will take place in Beijing, China. The UNCCD IWG is developing the concept of land degradation neutrality and options for its implementation.

Recent Events and Ongoing Activities

17 June 2014: World Day to Combat Desertification

‘Land Belongs to the Future, Let’s Climate Proof It’ is the slogan for the 2014 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD).

Download the media materials for the 2014 World Day to Combat Desertification.

The theme for the day is ecoystem-based adaptation, with events and activities to focus on the benefits of mainstreaming sustainable land management policies and practices into our collective response to climate change. 

Land for Life Award -  2014 Winners 

The Land for Life Award is the only global award recognizing achievement in sustainable land management. Winners of the 2014 Award will be announced on 17 June. Click to see the semi-finalists.

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