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UNCCD COP14, New Delhi, India

 Live webcast 

The Rio Conventions, GEF and Partners are pleased to announce the Rio Conventions Pavilion programme at UNCCD COP14, in New Delhi, hosted by the Government of India. The programme runs from 3-13 September 2019 

VENUE: UNCCD COP14 MET 11

Programme Overview (full programme available here)

Reports (click here)        Video archive (click here)

Tue 3 Sep

DAY OF SYNERGIES

11.15-12.45

Centre for Science and Environment: Climate co-benefits of programmes to combat land degradation. [See Flyer]

13.00-14.30

18.00-20.00

Economics of land degradation:DevelopmentAlternatives, WOTR & The ELD Initiative. [See full programme here]

Art for Greening:Role of artistic works to combat desertification with tree  and enlightened hearts. [See Flyer]

 

 

Wed 4 Sep

MORNING TO THINK ABOUT GREEN ENVIRONMENT

 

09.00-10.30
10.30-11.45
11.45-12.15 

12.15-12.30

 

TERI School of Advanced Studies [See full programme here]

How green is our Food?
Case Presentations: Linkages between Sustainable Food Choices and Land Desertification Neutrality (LDN)
Discussions and Q&A
Conclusion and Way forward

 

Wed 4 Sep

14.30-18.00

AFTERNOON ON GENDER CAUCUS

UNCCD Secretariat: Gender Action Plan

 

 

Thu 5 Sep

DAY OF SCIENCE [See full programme here]

Key messages from the UNCCD Science-Policy Interface

09.00-09.20
09.20-10.20
10.20-11.30
11.30-12.30
13.00-15.00
15.30-17.00

Session 1: Overview of Science Day and introduction to LDN
Session 2: Introducing the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
Session 3: Foundation for a healthy planet: The Enabling Environment for LDN
Session 4: Tools and practices to achieve multiple benefits through LDN
Session 5: The diagnosis: Scientific Assessment to inform Policy
Session 6: Regenerating a Liveable Planet

Thu 5 Sep

18.00-19.30

THE GEF EVENING

Networking cocktail reception (all welcome)

 

 

Fri 6 Sep

DAY OF SAND AND DUST STORMS [See full programme here]

09:00-11:00
11.30-13.00
13.00-14.30
15.00-17.00
17.00-18.00

Meeting of the UN SDS Coalition
Technical session on Sand and Dust Storms Sources mapping
High level session
Actions to combat sand and dust storms
Concluding session: Resilience and Preparedness 

 


Mon 9 Sep

THE GEF DAY [See full programme here]

13.30-14.00
14.00-14.40

14.40-15.00
15.00-15.30
15.30-16.00
16.00-16.30
16.30-17.00
17.00-17.30

17.30-18.00

Setting the stage on Transformational Change in Land Degradation projects
The role of multiple stakeholder platforms at global, regional, national and local levels
High Level intervention
The business perspective: a discussion with business leaders
Coffee Break with networking opportunities
The Great Green Wall Initiative
Scaling, Replication, Catalytic effects
Sustainability: transformation through effective and sustainable stakeholder involvement in programmatic approaches
Questions and Answers Session and Wrap-up

 

 

Tue 10 Sep

DAY OF ACTION FOR LAND

10.00-11.45

GEF/WRI/Global Commission on Adaptation: Launch of report- Follow the Sun [See Flyer]

12.30-13.45

Desertif”Action

14.00-15.00

2019 Land for Life Award winners presentation

15:00-16:00

16.00-17.00

18.00-19.00

'Land for Life years later...' 

Special Event with Practical Action Sudan

ILO-UNCCD Cocktail event: Integrating complementary approaches on land, green jobs, and labour migration [See flyer]

 

 

Wed 11 Sep

DAY OF DROUGHT [See full programme here]

10:00-12:30
13:30-15:00
15:30–16:15

16:15–17:00

 

Thu 12 Sep

13.15-14.45
15.45-17.15

 

Fri 13 Sep

13.15-14.45
15.45-17.15

Opening video: ”The End of Famine”
Panel Session: Policy dialogue on National Drought Plans
Launch and demonstration of the UNCCD-led Drought Toolbox - A joint work by UNCCD, FAO, GWP, WMO, UNEP-DHI, JRC and NDMC
Closing session 

 

SCREENING OF THE GREAT GREEN WALL DOCUMENTARY [See flyer]

First screening
Second screening

 

SCREENING OF THE GREAT GREEN WALL DOCUMENTARY [See flyer]

First screening
Second screening

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overview of Science Day and introduction to LDN