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New Delhi Declaration to combat Drought

At the end of Conference of Parties (COP) 14, countries party to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) adopted a series of breakthrough measures in the accord of the New Delhi Declaration. Features of the Delhi Declaration Along with an agreement to achieve land degradation neutrality wherein the countries pledged to halt the degradation ..

UNCCD COP 14 is taking place New Delhi

The 14th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 14) is taking place in New Delhi from 2 to 13 September 2019. The agenda of the conference is to reverse degradation of land and fix critical gaps in its management. According to researchers at the ..

Land Degradation Neutrality

The three important components of land are soil, water and biodiversity. These three components working together create goods and services which provide a foundation for sustainable livelihoods and peaceful co-existence between peoples. What is Land Degradation? Land Degradation refers to reduction or loss in the quality of land especially its topsoil, vegetation, and/or water resources, due to excessive ..

Greater Noida holds COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

The 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is at Greater Noida on 2nd September 2019. The core agenda of the 12-day Conference is to reverse land degradation and its outcomes while accelerating positive achievements for people and for ecosystems. The main objective of the convention is to combat desertification ..

UNCCD’s Conference Of Parties (COP 14) held in India

India will host the Conference Of Parties (COP 14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) from 2nd to 13th of September 2019 at the India Mart and Expo in the Greater Noida area of New Delhi. The event will see participation of over 3000 representatives from over 200 countries which will include ..

India to host UNCCD COP 14 in New Delhi

For the first time, India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in New Delhi between September 2 -14, 2019. It will see participation from at least 5,000 delegates from nearly 197 countries. Ahead of the COP-14, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar ..

India to host 14th Session of Conference Of Parties (CoP) to UNCCD in 2019

India will host the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP-14) to address the issue of land degradation and desertification. The conference is scheduled to be held in October 2019, and will have participation from over 100 countries. The UNCCD, established in 1994, has 197 ..

New Delhi hosts Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop of UN Convention to Combat Desertification

The Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was held in New Delhi on April 24, 2018 to build the capacity of the Asia-Pacific Region to monitor and report on land degradation. The workshop was jointly hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and UNCCD Secretariat. The ..