UNCCD: News Alert

The latest edition of the UNCCD News Alert (1 November 2010 – 12 November 2010) has been published. Here are some excerpts:

CST: The assessment of the UNCCD 1st Scientific conference, reported by a group of independent experts, is now available trough the UNCCD Website: http://www.unccd.int/science/menu.php

UNCCD News: The latest UNCCD News issue features the Millennium Development Goals mid-term review on desertification and an interview with Dr. Ashok Khosla. Read the entire publication from:

Land Day 3: The UNCCD report on the third Land Day event held in Nagoya, Japan, on 23 October, is now online. Learn more about it from:

The Forgotten Billion:The Forgotten Billion, a joint publication of the UNCCD and UNDP, is now online. Background information is available on the UNCCD Website:

Save the Earth: The international editorial cartoon exhibition “SAVE THE EARTH” is being held in Seoul from 7-14 November in concurrence with the G20 Seoul Summit. Read about the exhibition, its press release and  the cartoon exhibition samplers through the UNCCD Website: http://www.unccd.int/main.php
ERPA: At the global conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change, which is being held from 31 October to 5 November 2010 in the Hague, the first African emission reductions purchase agreement (ERPA) for soil carbon was signed agreement

For more information contact:
Wagaki Mwangi
Public Information Specialist
UNCCD, Hermann-Ehlers-Str.10
53115 Bonn, Germany
Tel: +49-228-815 2820
Fax: +49-228-815 2899