23 March 2018 – For the second time, the city of Bonn welcomes the Global Festival of Action ,…
The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed every year to promote public awareness of…
The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD are supporting interested countries in the…
The SPI is an innovative platform that facilitates dialogue between scientists and policy-makers and…

News & Events

A Better World – Actions and Commitments to the Sustainable Goals, Goal 15: Life on Land, is a joint publication of Tudor Rose, a prominent…
23 March 2018 – For the second time, the city of Bonn welcomes the Global Festival of Action , serving as the test ground for fresh ideas…
Bonn, Germany – 13 March, 2018 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by the UNCCD Executive Secretary Ms. Monique Barbut and the…
Bangkok, Thailand – 8 March, 2018 – To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) in collaboration with UN…
At the invitation of the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, the seventeenth session oft the Committee for the Review of the…
The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is inviting representatives of the Civil Society…

Knowledge Hub

LDN Conceptual Framework

The Scientific Conceptual Framework for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN), developend by the UNCCD SPI, provides a bridge between the vision and the implementation of LDN in practice.
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Global Land Outlook

The Global Land Outlook (GLO) is a strategic communication platform that demonstrates the central importance of land quality to human well-being.
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Share your best practices on SLM Technologies

Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
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Capacity Building Marketplace

Explore a wealth of opportunities offered through the marketplace: scholarships, fellowships, internships and volunteering, as well as e-learning and university courses.
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The UNCCD e-library

Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management. 
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Knowledge Sharing Systems

Explore knowledge platforms on desertification, land degradation and drought from around the world. 
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LDN Target-Setting Building Blocks

Discover the building blocks for Land Degradation Neutrality target setting. Each building block contains concrete advice and steps needed to engage in the LDN target-setting process. 
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