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Desertification and Drought Day 2024: Global observance

When: Monday, 17 June 2024

Where: Bonn

The global theme of Desertification and Drought Day 2024, “United for land. Our Legacy. Our Future,” emphasizes the transformative power of sustainable land management as a key solution to today’s challenges – a blueprint to a better future on land for all generations.  The global observance of the Desertification and Drought Day 2024 will be hosted by the Government of Germany, together with the Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the City of Bonn, that has been home to the UNCCD Secretariat since 1999. The global observance event at the Bundeskunsthalle will also mark the 30th anniversary of UNCCD, will bring together world leaders, youth and prominent personalities from academia, civil society, sports and entertainment. Learn more: https://www.unccd.int/events/desertification-drought-day/2024

Desertification and Drought Day 2024: Global observance
17 June 2024
UNCCD Conference of Parties 16th session | COP16

When: 02 - 13 December 2024

Where: Riyadh

The next UNCCD COP16 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – the largest-ever meeting of UNCCD’s 197 Parties, the first to be held in the Middle East region and the largest multilateral conference ever hosted by Saudi Arabia. Happening in the year that also marks the 30th anniversary of the UNCCD. COP16 is set to become a landmark event for accelerating action on land restoration, drought resilience and green transition. More info: https://www.unccd.int/cop16

UNCCD Conference of Parties 16th session | COP16
02-13 December 2024