UNCCD 20 years



Tokyo International Symposium “Combating Desertification”

 Tottori University is holding the Tokyo International Symposium jointly hosted by the Ministry of the Environment and United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) marks its 20th year since it has entered into force. This symposium aims to address and discuss various perspectives such as policies, researches and international cooperation on efforts of combatting desertification and achievement of a “land degradation-neutral world”.

We look forward to your participation.

Title: Tokyo International Symposium

“Combating Desertification -Towards Land Degradation Neutrality-”

Date: Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Time: 13:00-17:00pm

Venue: U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University

5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Organizers: Ministry of the Environment, Tottori University, and United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

URL: http://www.svc-net.jp/201727/


Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

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