Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (Secretariat of the UNCCD)

Secrétariat de la Convention des Nations Unies sur la Lutte contre la Désertification
Secretaria de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificacion

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History

Established Feb 1999, Bonn (Germany), to service United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Also referred to as UNCCD Secretariat.

Aims

Assist the Conference of Parties by making necessary arrangements for meetings and subsidiary bodies established under the convention and provide services as required.

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Activities

Politics/policy/regulatory. Serves as UN focal point for coordination of 'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought', 17th June and UN Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification (2010-2020) observance.

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Languages

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 57 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 111 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 194 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arid Zones
  • Law
    • Agreements
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E3486

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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