An overview of the Changwon Initiative

The Changwon Initiative


The Changwon Initiative intends to complement activities being undertaken in line with The Strategy and in accordance with COP 10 decisions.

The main components of the Changwon Initiative include:

  1. enhancing the scientific process of the UNCCD,
  2. mobilizing additional resources and facilitating partnership arrangements, and
  3. supporting a global framework for the promotion of best practices.

1. Enhancing the scientific process

2. Mobilizing additional resources and facilitating partnership arrangements

Promoting partnership arrangements

Engaging the private sector

  • Engaging the business community in the implementation
  • Support from international financial institutions

3. Promotion of best practices