The Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulrahman…
Land defenders of all horizons, join the UNCCD for our fourth global youth webinar on land jobs for…
PRAIS 4 REPORTING PLATFORM After a year of hard work, the UNCCD Performance Review and…
The Government of Côte d'Ivoire confirmed its willingness to host the UNCD COP 15) in May 2022.

News & Events

30/11/2021
The Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen AlFadley, and the UNCCD Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, this morning signed a cooperation agreement between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and UNCCD to implement the G20 Global Initiative on Reducing Land Degradation and Enhancing the Conservation of Terrestrial Habitats.
18/11/2021
UNCCD has recently renewed its partnership with Baaba Maal who is one of the six UNCCD Land Ambassadors. Hailing from the region of the…
15/11/2021
As the COP26 closes with a call for more ambitious and measurable climate actions by governments, activists around the world are ramping up…
12/11/2021
Communities all over the world have suffered some of the most brutal effects of drought and flooding this year. Flash floods in western…
09/11/2021
A high-level ministerial event on the African led Great Green Wall initiative took place Monday, 8 November at the Climate Change COP26 to…
05/11/2021
PRAIS 4 REPORTING PLATFORM After a year of hard work, the UNCCD Performance Review and Implementation System (PRAIS) has undergone a major…

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