Speech of UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw, Thank you to Ms. Mami Mizutori, Special…
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17 June 2021 Desertification and Drought Day programme and info
Message from Ibrahim Thiaw for Desertification and Drought Day 2021

News & Events

22/06/2021
The Desertification and Drought Day Regional virtual event of Annex IV, including the Northern Mediterranean Country Parties of the UNCCD…
17/06/2021
Arabic French Spanish Russian World leaders are rallying support for a coordinated and coherent approach to reverse the loss of healthy land…
17/06/2021
Speech by the UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw First, I wish to express my deep gratitude to you, President Carlos Alvarado…
17/06/2021
Speech of UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw, Thank you to Ms. Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for…
17/06/2021
he UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 15.3.1, for which the UNCCD is the custodian agency, utilizes three sub-indicators: land…
16/06/2021
Remarks by UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw Co-Chairs, Council members, Colleagues, and friends First, allow me to wish you a Happy…

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