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Strategical Alliance between the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Convention to Combat Desertification: Advances and Challenges

Environment Ministry - Water Resources Secretariat

Date and Time
30 March 2006 13:15 - 15:0

Eighth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 8)

This side event has for objective to promote the synergy between the conventions of Biological Diversity (CDB) and of to the Combat Desertification (UNCCD). It will boarded still the activities foreseen for the International Year of Deserts and Desertification. The main objective of the year is to profile desertification as a major threat to humanity, reinforced under the scenarios of climate change and loss of biological diversity.