On June 20, 1996 the German government handed over Haus Carstanjen as an office building to the…
The event is co-hosted by Turkey and Hungary, chair and vice-chair of the UNCCD regional Annex IV…
On 20 May event will be broadcast live on UN WebTV and streamed to UNCCD Facebook page 10.00-13.00…
Message to Parties and Observers from the UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw I would like…

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10/05/2021
On June 20, 1996 the German government handed over Haus Carstanjen as an office building to the United Nations, a day now celebrated as the…
04/05/2021
UNCCD secretariat regrets to inform that we are postponing the third webinar on land-based jobs for youth originally scheduled for Thursday…
04/05/2021
The UNCCD secretariat is deeply saddened by the news that Mr. Philbert Brown, UNCCD National Focal Point (NFP) for Jamaica for many years…
26/04/2021
A poster featuring Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) programme in South Africa created by M.Sc. student Laura Quast has become a part of the…
23/04/2021
A recent graduate of a geography and environmental management programme in Nigeria, Ibrahim volunteers with several organizations to plant…
23/04/2021
Message to Parties and Observers from the UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw I would like to inform Parties and observers to the…

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