The Desertification and Drought Day 2023 global observance event, titled “Her Land. Her Rights: Advancing Gender Equality and Land Restoration Goals” will take place at the United Nations Headquarters’ General Assembly Hall on Friday, 16 June 2023.
Organized jointly by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), UN Women, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Offce of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the United Nations Development Programme, the high-level event will bring together leaders and gender equality champions to discuss policies and actions needed to advance women’s land rights and promote stronger female leadership and decision-making power in sustainable land management.
Where and when
General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters, New York
Friday, 16 June 2023
10:00 hrs –13:00 hrs (EDT) / 14:00 hrs- 17:00 hrs (GMT/UTC) / 15:00 hrs– 18:00 hrs BST/ 16:00 hrs – 19:00 hrs (CEST)
Follow the event live:
Twitter Broadcast: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1jMJgLQYqpYxL
Tweet: https://twitter.com/UNWebTV/status/1666114674176188418 #HerLand
The event programme is regularly updated and is available here.
In addition to high-level speakers, the programme will feature musical performances by UNCCD Goodwill Ambassadors Baaba Maal, Inna Modja and Ricky Kej.