UNITED NATIONS, Jun 26 2019 (IPS) - The international community still has a long way to go to chart a new, sustainable course for humanity. But the upcoming climate change meetings provide a renewed opportunity to tackle climate change head on.
ANKARA, Jun 18 2019 (IPS) - Businesses are being encouraged to follow the lead of the youth to halt desertification, reduce degradation, improve agricultural sustainability and restore damaged lands.
17 June 2019, Bonn, Germany
17 - 19 June 2019, Ankara, Türkiye
ANKARA, Jun 17 2019 (IPS) - The coming decades will be crucial in shaping and implementing a transformative land agenda, according to a scientist at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) framework for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN).
“Desertification, land degradation and drought are major threats affecting millions of people worldwide,” said the UN chief, “particularly women and children.”
Thank you for joining us for the World Day to Combat Desertification.
A third of the earth’s landmass is covered by deserts. But the exploitation and deforestation of our land is destroying vast stretches of fertile soil, leading to further desertification.
Deserts are harsh ecosystems defined by high daytime temperatures that can dehydrate bodies quickly and low night temperatures that demand warm shelters. Despite the extremes, deserts are sanctuaries to a diversity of life forms. Animals living in these habitats have adopted mechanisms to cope w ...
5 December 2018, Rome, Italy
15 November 2018 - African Ministers of Environment together with partner organizations committed to an ambitious action agenda taking a coherent approach to addressing the interlinked challenges of biodiversity loss, land degradation and climate change.
5 December 2017, Rome, Italy
13 November 2017 – The Executive Secretaries of the Biological Diversity, Climate Change, and Desertification Conventions are calling for the establishment of a Facility to secure finance for large projects that will help to address common issues.
4 - 15 September 2017, Ordos, China
17 June 2017, Bonn, Germany
22 - 24 May 2017, Berlin, Germany
5 December 2015, Rome, Italy
12 - 23 October 2015, Ankara, Türkiye
28 - 29 July 2015, Ordos City, Mongolia
17 June 2015, Bonn, Germany
23 - 27 March 2015, Bonn, Germany
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/SS/AC/84397 (2015-024)
To: CBD NFPs from: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal and Togo
Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/SK/AC/84276 (2015-009)
To: CBD NFPs and SBSTTA FPs of Africa
Reference: SCBD/SAM/SK/AC/84240 (2015-005)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Beyond Tigers would highlight the manner in which tigers promote (and could further promote) CBD objectives, particularly Aichi Targets 11 and 12. The event will highlight how tiger conservation efforts have mobilized funds which protect the wider ecosystems in which the species is found, thus a ...
In October 2013, The Borneo Elephant Sanctuary held its inaugural opening in Sabah Malaysia on the island of Borneo. It was built through the efforts and collaboration among several companies, the Asahiyama Zoo in Japan, BCT, and BCT Japan. Each party has played different roles and the project t ...
Reference: SCBD/SAM/SS/ac/va/83888 (2014-117)
To: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Sudan, Tunisia and Yemen
Reference: SCBD/SAM/SS/ac/va/83889 (2014-118)
To: CBD National Focal Points