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2017 Land for Life Award Nomination

Invitation to nominate 2017 Land for Life Award candidates

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Secretariat has the pleasure to invite you / organization to nominate candidate(s) for the UNCCD Land for Life Award 2017.

The Land for Life Award recognizes excellence and innovation of individuals or organizations who have made outstanding contributions towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15 "Life on Land", in particular Target 15.3 "Land Degradation Neutrality". 
Under the theme" Land and Human Security", the 2017 Award will give spotlights to those whose work has tremendously contributing to stability and security of communities suffered from the impacts of land degradation and desertification. Please refer to the selection critieria for more information.

Your support for nominations will help us reaching out potential individuals and organizations whose efforts deserve global recognition.

Nominators need to complete the nomination form (download here) and submit it to Please note: self nomination is not premitted.
The deadline of nomination submission is 28 February 2017.
For further information regarding the award, please contact Jenny Choo (, the coordinator of Land for Life Programme.

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