For centuries, we have used nature to live. As results: Nearly one million species are at risk of…
wo new guidance documents have been released today: a revised and upgraded version of Good Practice…
The second extraordinary session of the Conference of Parties (COP (ES-2) will take place from 6 to…
The Government of Côte d'Ivoire confirmed its willingness to host the UNCD COP 15) in May 2022.

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07/10/2021
For centuries, we have used nature to live. As results: Nearly one million species are at risk of extinction. Nearly three quarters of the…
29/09/2021
wo new guidance documents have been released today: a revised and upgraded version of Good Practice Guidance for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 15.3.1 and new Good Practice Guidance for national reporting on UNCCD strategic objective 3.
28/09/2021
The winners of prestigious 2021 Land for Life Award of the United Nations have been honored at an international forum for their innovation in land restoration and conservation methods that promote the well-being of communities and improve their relationship with nature.
24/09/2021
Message from the UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw Excellences, Mesdames et messieurs, Lutter contre le changement climatique est…
17/09/2021
On 14-15 September 2021, the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) and UNCCD conducted an expert review…
16/09/2021
The UN Food Systems Summit will be held during the UN General Assembly in New York on 23 September 2021. It is expected to set the stage for…

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