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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
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21 Oct 2011 - Challenges, solutions and ideas about climate change, land degradation and biodiversity combined at Rio Conventions Pavilion

Changwon, Republic of Korea ?The Rio Conventions Pavilion opened 10 October, as a platform to raise awareness, build capacity, and share information about the latest practices to combat climate change, halt the loss of biodiversity and reverse land degradation at the tenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UnitedNations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

19 Oct 2011 - UN Decades on Biodiversity and Deserts and the Fight against Desertification share approaches to raise awareness on related global issues

The Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea, hosted a high-level discussion on the synergetic and coherent implementation of the UN Decades on Biodiversity and on Deserts and the Fight against Desertification duringthe tenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

17 Oct 2011 - Korean Prime Minister, Prince Charles, UN Secretary-General and others talk about the importance of restoring productive lands to address many major global challenges

Reversing land degradation considered necessary cornerstone for sustainable development and key topic to tackle in lead up to and during Rio+20.

10 Oct 2011 - Scientific and financial backing vital for fighting famine and drought, reversing land degradation and eradicating poverty

Major UN conference on desertification, land degradation and drought begins with high hopes to boost efforts and actions to restore land and soil in drylands and improve people?s lives

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