Upcoming events

A seven-part lecture series on interdependence of drought, food security, conflict and migration, organized by UNCCD in cooperation with scientific and development partners, will take place in Bonn between 6 April and 13 July 2017. The series will focus on the role that institutional cooperation and…Read more
Country experiences on setting LDN targets with climate benefits Date/Time: 16 May 2017, 13:00-15:00 Place: Bonn Marriott World Conference Hotel Lounge (17th Floor), Germany Why land matters for climate? A “lunch and learn“ seminar, scheduled on 16 May 2017, will answer the question. The seminar wil…Read more
Turkey’s General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion invites participants from the eligible countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia to take part in the International Training Course on Combating Desertification, which will take place on 22-26 May 2017 in Konya-Mersin,…Read more
Catalysing SDG Implementation through a Soil and Land Review 22-24 May 2017 This year, the Global Soil Week 2017 will support the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by looking at the subset of SDGs that are under review by the High-level Political Forum 2017 (HLPF)…Read more
The role of SLM in contributing to achieve the SDGs The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) are jointly organizing the WOCAT Symposium and 18th WOCAT Network Meeting. The meetings bring together a wide range…Read more
The World Day to Combat Desertification *WDCD) has been observed since 1995 to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. Read more on WDCD2017 .Read more
The thirteen session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13), the sixteenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC16), and the thirteenth session of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST13) will be held at Ordos International Convention and Exh…Read more
As part of the Ankara Initiative which was adopted during the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12) held in Ankara in 2015, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of Turkey will organize the “ International Workshop on Middle East (Regional) Dust Sources and Their Impacts ” i…Read more