Land Ambassadors

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Inna Modja is a Malian actress and singer who topped the charts across continents. She has appeared in the Great Green Wall documentary, making an extraordinary journey along this new world wonder. Inna actively engaged with communities involved in the visionary initiative and later said that during…
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Ricky Kej is known internationally as a music composer, No.1 artist on the US Billboard chart and a Grammy Award winner. Committed to creating awareness on environmental and social causes, he composed UNCCD Land Anthem that showcases his strong dedication to music as a powerful catalyst that moves…
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This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement launched at UNFCCC COP21. This historic legally binding treaty between 189 countries was a significant milestone towards achieving a sustainable low-carbon future.
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Today is International Youth Day! It is the opportunity to salute the incredible work done on the ground by young people all around the world who take concrete actions to improve livelihoods in their communities, achieve peace and food security, and build a brighter future through sustainable land…
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The first-ever online global observance of Desertification and Drought Day has proven to be a global success, thanks to the support and contributions of many prominent public figures and organizations.
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On Desertification and Drought Day 2020, Ciencia Mágica received the UNCCD Land Heroes Award in recognition of the outstanding work to limit the footprint left on the land by human production and consumption. The winner was announced by TV host Olivia IH during the talkshow co-produced by UNCCD and…
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In the time of crisis, people rely on each other for strength and support, finding creative ways to stay connected and positive. On Earth Day 22 April 2020, UNCCD Land Ambassador Ricky Kej delivered a one-of-a-kind music event, bringing together musicians from around the world for an online…
UNCCD will have a major presence at the upcoming Earth Day Week on 20-25 April 2020. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Earth Day, artists and speakers from all over the world will come together for free online public events. On Wednesday 22 April, Land Ambassador Ricky Kej will join…
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UNCCD Land Ambassador Baaba Maal has released a new song asking people to stop the spread of coronavirus by staying at home and changing their habits.
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UNCCD invites you to mobilize the youth around land as part of the solution to climate change