From DesertNet International (DNI) :

The twelfth session of the UNCCD Conference of the Parties will be held in Congressium Ankara – ATO International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Ankara, Turkey from 12th to 23rd October 2015.



A provisional agenda and relevant documents for the session are available on the UNCCD website.

In case you wish to participate at COP12 and get accredited via DesertNet International, you are kindly requested to fill in the enclosed registration form and send it to nrd@uniss.it together with a standard passport-size photograph not later than 25 August 2015. Please bear in mind that 1st of September is the deadline for the submission of nominations.


Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.