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National meetings:

Date Venue Title of meeting Documentation available
8-10 September 2004 Hanoi, Vietnam National Workshop on UNCCD Implementation in the period 2005-2010 Proceedings (pdf)
12 - 13 July 2004 Bogor, Indonesia National Workshop on UNCCD/NAP Implementation and Partnership Building in Indonesia Chairman's summary (pdf)
8 - 9 July 2004 Colombo, Sri Lanka National Workshop on UNCCD/NAP Implementation and Partnership Building Chairman's summary (pdf)
18-20 September 2003 Islamabad, Pakistan The National Workshop on Combating Desertification and Promoting Synergistic Implementation of Inter-linked Multilateral Environmental Conventions Chairmen's summary (pdf)
Proceedings (pdf)
31 July - 2 August 2003 Colombo, Sri Lanka National Workshop on UNCCD Implementation in Sri Lanka and Identification of Synergies of Environmental Conventions Table of Content (pdf)
Proceedings (pdf)
18-20 June 2001 Ulan Bator, Mongolia National Forum on Combatting Desertification and Promoting the Synergistic Implementation of Inter Linked Multilateral Environmental Conventions Chairman's summary (pdf)
6-10 June 2001 Beijing and Ningxia, China Coordination Meeting for Partnership Building and Resources Mobilization for UNCCD Implementation in China, Particularly in the Western Region Summary Report (pdf)
List of Participants
1 October 1999 Colombo, Sri Lanka National Awareness Seminar on Prevention of Land Degradation and Combat Desertification in Sri Lanka Proceedings (excerpt, pdf)
27 September 1999 Jakarta, Indonesia National Awareness Raising Seminar on Combatting Desertification in Indonesia Chairman's summary (pdf)
Agenda (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
Paper by I.W. Mudita (pdf)
21-23 September 1999 Vientiane, Lao PDR Awareness Workshop to combat Desertification / Drought Under UNCCD Implementation Programme Proceedings (excerpt, pdf)
30 May - 2 June 1999 Sana'a, Yemen National Workshop to Review the National Action Plan to Combat Desertification and Land Resource Degradation Programme of work
Background paper
Report
Guidelines for the Revision of the NAP
Evaluation of the NAP
Recommendations to review the NAP

Subregional meetings:

Date Venue Title of meeting Documentation available
5 - 8 July 2004 Colombo, Sri Lanka South Asia Sub-regional Workshop on the Development of the Sub-Regional Action Programme Decision
List of participants
Information note (pdf)
Work programme (pdf)
Background Document (pdf)
SACEP document (pdf)
Registration form (rtf)
7 - 9 October 2003 Seoul, Republic of Korea International Forum/Workshop on Combating Desertification and Controlling Dust and Sand Storms Chairman's Summary (pdf)
Proceedings (pdf)
21 - 24 July 2003 Bali, Indonesia South East Asia Sub-Regional Workshop on the Development of the SRAP Framework (pdf)
Work Programme (pdf)
Report (pdf)
13 - 15 May 2002 Beijing, China Stakeholder Meeting on a joint project to control sand and dust storm in North East Asia Agenda (pdf)
Chairman's Summary (pdf)
Chinese presentation on dust storm control related policies (pdf, chinese)
List of Participants (pdf)
9 October 2001 Geneva, Switzerland SRAP Management Committee meeting to discuss the inventory proposals for Water Resources and Vegetation Cover and the proposal for integrated natural resource management. Minutes of the Meeting (pdf)
21 - 23 May 2001 Apia, Samoa Pacific Island Sub-Regional Workshop on Mitigating Drought and Combating Land Degradation Chairperson's Summary (pdf)
Work Programme (pdf)
24 - 25 May 2001 Apia, Samoa Pacific Island Sub-Regional Workshop on the Integration of Priority Activities related to Mitigating Drought and Combating Land Degradation in the context of the Implementation of the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement Agenda (pdf)
Summary (pdf)
Work Programme (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
26 - 27 April, 2001 Almaty, Kazakhstan Second Meeting of the Working Group of National Focal Points on preparation of the Sub-regional Action Programme to Combat Desertification in the Aral Sea basin (SRAP/CD) Decisions (english,pdf)
Decisions (russian, pdf)
List of Participants (english,pdf)
List of Participants (russian, pdf)
17 - 20 July 2000 Bishkek and Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan Meeting on the Preparation of a Sub-Regional Action Programme to Combat Desertification in the Aral Sea Basin in the Context of the UNCCD Decision of the ministerial meeting (pdf, english)
dto. (russian)
Conclusion of the experts meeting (pdf, english)
Conclusion of the experts meeting (pdf, russian)
29 Feb - 1 March 2000 Beirut, Lebanon Western Asia Focal Point Meeting on CCD National Report Preparation for COP4 Final Report (pdf)
16 February 2000 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Meeting on the endorsement of the sub-regional action programme to combat desertification in West Asia (GM) Final endorsed version of the SRAP West Asia (pdf)
Summary of the Substantive Sessions (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
Presentation (pdf)

Regional meetings:

Date Venue Title of meeting Documentation available
14 – 16 September 2011 Bali, Indonesia Asia Regional Meeting Preparatory to the Tenth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 10) Agenda - Draft (pdf, English)
Information Note (pdf, English)
Report on Asia- Pacific Regional Consultation Meeting for Preparatory to COP10 (pdf, English)
Report on Asia- Pacific NAPs/SRAPs Alignment Workshop (pdf, English)
13 - 17 July. 2009 Bangkok, Thailand Meeting of the Regional Implementation Annex of Asia in preparation for the ninth session of the Conference of the Parties and the meetings of its subsidiary bodies held in Bangkok, 13-17 July 2009 Final Report (eng, pdf)
Information Note (eng, pdf)
Final Agenda (eng, pdf)
20 - 21 November 2007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Technical Workshop on preparation towards Terms of Reference for a regional drought centre in Central Asia Chairs Summary (pdf)
List of participants (pdf)
Provisional agenda and annotations (pdf)
31 August - 01 September 2007 Madrid, Spain Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting in preparation of the Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 8) of the Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Final report (pdf)
Work programme (pdf)
List of participants (pdf)
7 - 11 August 2006 Bangkok, Thailand Regional Meeting of Asian and Pacific Focal Points on National Report Preparation Chairman's summary, list of participants, & agenda (pdf)
21 - 23 March 2005 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates First Regional Consultation Meeting on the Abu Dhabi Initiative for Implementation of the Priority Activities for the Regional Action Programme (RAP) 2003 - 2008 Work programme (pdf)
7 - 9 June 2004 Islamabad, Pakistan Launching meeting of the Thematic Programme Network (TPN6) on the Implementation of Integrated Local Area Development Programmes (LADPs) Initiatives in the Regional Context of the Regional Action Programme to Combat Desertification in Asia Chairman's Summary (pdf)
 
 
 
 
 
3 - 5 February 2004 Tokyo, Japan Meeting of Asian Region Members of Group of Experts, UNCCD Registration Form (rtf)
17 - 20 December 2003 Bangalore, India Asia Regional Agroforestry Workshop Registration Form (rtf)
Agenda (pdf)
Information Note (pdf)
Background Paper (pdf)
Decision (pdf)
Report of the Launch Meeting (pdf)
Programme of Work of the Meeting (pdf)
14 - 16 July 2003 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Launch Meeting of the TPN5 (Asia Regional Thematic Programme Network on Strengthening Capacities for Combating Desertification and Mitigating Drought Impacts) Provisional Agenda (pdf)
Provisional Annotated Agenda (pdf)
Tentative Programme of Work of the Meeting of Ministers (pdf)
Tentative Programme of Work of the Focal Points Meeting (pdf)
Ministerial Declaration (pdf,english)
  (pdf, russian)
  (pdf, arabic)
  (pdf, chinese)
Report of the Ministerial Conference (pdf, english)
  (pdf, russian)
  (pdf, arabic)
  (pdf, chinese)
Report of the Focal Points Meeting (pdf, english
7 - 11 June 2003 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Second Asian Ministerial Conference on UNCCD Implementation in Preparation for the Sixth Session of the Conference of the Parties to UNCCD

Sixth Regional Meeting of Asian Focal Points in preparation for the Ministerial Conference and the Sixth Session of the COP
Chairman's Summary and Conclusions (pdf)
5 - 7 March 2003 Bonn, Germany Follow up meeting for TPN 4 on the establishment of an information and knowledge management structure for TPN 4 Report (pdf)
4 - 7 July 2002 Damascus, Syria Launching Meeting of the Regional Thematic Network on water resources management for agriculture in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas (TPN 4 ) Chairman's summary (pdf)
 
 
13 - 14 June 2002 Ulan Bator, Mongolia National Stakeholders Consultation Meeting on the TPN5 (Asian Regional Thematic Programme Network on Strengthening Capacities for Combating Desertification and Mitigating the Effects of Drought) Chairman's summary (pdf)
18 - 21 December 2001 Hyderabad, India First TPN2 Workshop (Asian regional thematic programme network on agroforestry and soil conservation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas) Chairman's summary (pdf)
A Proposal of B&I System for Desertification Monitoring and Assessment in the Asian Region (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
26 - 29 November 2001 Bejing, China Task Group Meeting on Benchmarks and Indicators Asian Regional Thematic Programme Network on Desertification Monitoring and Assessment (TPN1) Chairman's summary (pdf)
Conclusions (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
26 - 27 June 2001 Ulan Bator, Mongolia Fourth Regional Meeting of CCD Focal Points in Asia Background Paper (pdf)
Conclusion (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
 
7 - 9 May 2001 Yazd, Iran Launching Meeting on Thematic Programme Network on Rangeland Management and Sand Dune Fixation (TPN 3) Chairperson's Summary (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
Work Programme (pdf)
7 - 8 November 2000 Bangkok, Thailand Third Regional Meeting of the UNCCD National Focal Points in Asia Programme of Work (pdf)
Co-Chairmen's Summary (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
28 - 30 June 2000 Tokyo, Japan Workshop of the Asian Regional Thematic Programme Network on Desertification Monitoring and Assessment (TPN1 Workshop) Programme of Work (pdf)
Decision (pdf)
Proceeding Note (pdf)
14 - 18 March, 2000 New Delhi, India Launching Meeting on Asian Regional Thematic Programme Network on Agroforestry and Soil conservation in Arid, Semi-arid and Dry Sub-humid Areas (TPN-2) Decision (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
 
26 - 27 July 1999 Beijing, China Launching Meeting for the Thematic Programme Network on Desertification Monitoring and Assessment (TPN1) Chairman's Summary (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
24 - 25 July, 1999 Beijing, China 2nd Asian Meeting of the CCD National Focal Points Conclusions (pdf)
TPN1 framework paper (pdf)
10 - 13 November 1998 Bangkok, Thailand The International Experts Group Meeting on the Preparation of the Regional Action Program (RAP) fo Combating Desertification and Drought in Asia Report (pdf)
Chairman's Report (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
Work Programme (pdf)
26 - 28 May 1998 Ohtsu, Shiga, Japan 1st Asian Meeting of the CCD National Focal Points Final Report (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
Background Document
Agenda
13 - 15 May 1997 Beijing, China Beijing Ministerial Conference on Regional Cooperation to Implement the CCD in Asia (2nd regional conference) Resolution (pdf)
 
 
 
 
21 - 23 August 1996 New Delhi, India Regional Conference on the Implementation of the UNCCD in Asia (1st regional conference)  

Interregional meetings:

Date Venue Title of meeting Documentation available
24-27 June 2003 Cotonou, Benin 4th Africa-Asia Forum on Combatting Desertification, Theme: Agroforestry and Soil Conservation Report (pdf, english)
Provisional Agenda (pdf, english)
  (pdf, french)
Tentative work programme (pdf, english)
  (pdf, french)
Information Note (pdf, english)
  (pdf, french)
21 - 25 June 2001 Mongolia, Ulanbator Third Asia - Africa Forum on Combating Desertification and Mitigating Drought Conclusion (pdf)
List of participants (pdf)
Work Programme (pdf)
23 - 24 February 2000 Almaty, Kazakhstan Workshop on national reporting for countries in Central Asia and Eastern Europe Final Report (russian+english)
22-23 July 1999 Beijing, China Asia - Africa Technical Workshop on Early Warning Systems Conclusion (pdf)
List of Participants (pdf)
2-5 September 1997 Niamey, Niger Second Asia-Africa Forum on Combating Desertification Conclusions (pdf)
Final Report (pdf)

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