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Africa (Annex 1)

Asia (Annex 2)

Latin America and the Caribbean
(Annex 3)


North Mediterranean (Annex 4)

Central and Eastern Europe
(Annex 5)

 

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The role of regions under the UNCCD

The main thrust of implementing the UNCCD is at the national level, while regional characteristics are given a significant role in the Convention in  defining actions. The implementation of the UNCCD is geared around five regional implementation annexes: Annex 1 for Africa, Annex 2 for Asia, Annex 3 for Latin America and the Caribbean, Annex 4 for Northern Mediterranean and Annex 5 for Central and Eastern Europe. These annexes are meant to set out the focus and content of action programmes for particular subregions and regions. They also provide a framework for regional coordination and collaboration.

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