10
June
3rd Dushanbe Water Action Decade Conference

The 3rd High-Level International Conference on International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028 (the 3rd Dushanbe Water Action Decade Conference), will be held on 10-13 June 2024 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Conference will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with the United Nations as part of the […]

15
February
  • 10:00 - 12:00 CET
Thematic Event on soil decontamination

The upcoming Thematic Event on Soil Decontamination will take place on the 15th of February 2024 at 10:00 CET. The final Nati00ns thematic event will be organised by the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG) and will focus on this critical aspect of the EU Mission “A Soil Deal for Europe”.   Thematic Event on […]

14
February
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Rome
International Technical Webinar – An agrifood systems approach to enable healthy diets that improve nutrition outcomes

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy. These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models. They aim to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to […]

17
June
Germany to host 2024 Desertification and Drought Day in Bonn

Germany will host the next Desertification and Drought Day on 17 June 2024, which will also mark the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), one of the three Rio Conventions alongside climate and biodiversity. Land is the foundation of human wellbeing and plays a key role in regulating the planet’s climate. […]

29
November
  • 12:00 – 14:00 (CET)
INSOP Monitoring working group meeting on national legal instruments on the prevention, monitoring and/or remediation of soil pollution

The INSOP Monitoring WG meeting will be held online on Wednesday, November 29. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about FAO legal instruments such as FAOLEX and SoiLEX. They will also be encouraged to share their knowledge and identify the major gaps in the development of legal tools for preventing, monitoring, and/or remediating soil […]

18
December
  • 12:00 CET
DNI Academy Webinar EFFECTS OF GROUND COVERS IN WOODY CROPS, PROS AND CONS IN SEMIARID AREAS

The DNI Academy webinar “EFFECTS OF GROUND COVERS IN WOODY CROPS, PROS AND CONS IN SEMIARID AREAS” will be on 18h of December at 12:00 CET. Webinar 5: Effects of ground covers in woody crops, pros and cons in semiarid areas 18 December 2023, 12:00 to 13:00 CET Join Dr. Maria Jose Marques, professor of Land Conservation […]

13
November
  • 13:00 to 15:00 (Samarkand)
CSOs messages for CRIC21 and main priorities towards Saudi Arabia

The event is organised by the UNNCD CSO Panel to present the key messages for CRIC21 and the priorities for UNCCD COP16. The event will take place on November 13, 2023 from 13:00 to 15:00 (Samarkand). It will be possible to follow online by registering at: https://bit.ly/sideeventcric21.

19
October
  • 11:00 to 12:30
  • Green room (FAO) and virtual
FAO Science and Innovation Forum 2023 – Session: Enabling Research, Science, and Innovation in LMICS and SIDS

FAO Science and Innovation Forum “Enabling Research, Science, and Innovation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Small Island Developing States” The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pleased to invite you to the hybrid event titled ”Enabling Research, Science, and Innovation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”. The event […]

17
October
  • 14:00 - 15:30 (CEST)
[unccd-cso] 📣17 OCT REGISTRATION|INSCRIPTION|REGISTRO: CSO @ UNCCD CRIC21

The UNCCD CSO Panel is hosting an online consultation with accredited organisations to the UNCCD to prepare for CRIC21.  OCTOBER 17, 2023  14:00 – 15:30 (CEST)  REGISTRATION: https://unccd-int.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1Gy6vcJ0Tt27Whf23rMTgA#/registration  English, Spanish and French interpretation will be provided The AGENDA of the meeting and flyers are attached to this email in the three languages. Please remember to contribute in advance with […]

27
October
  • 12:00 to 13:00 CEST
  • Online
[WEBINAR] DNI Academy | Experiential learning games to support institutional and behavioural change towards sustainable water management in drylands

We are glad to inform you that the DNI Academy webinar “Experiential learning games to support institutional and behavioural change towards sustainable water management in drylands” will be on the 27th of October at 12:00 CEST. Webinar 4: Experiential learning games to support institutional and behavioural change towards sustainable water management in  drylands 27 October 2023, 12:00 to 13:00 CEST Join Dr. Thomas Falk Thomas […]

6
October
  • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Rome Time)
Save the Date! Inter-platform Dialogue between civil society and Indigenous Peoples’ organizations @ UNCCD and CFS | 6 October 2.30pm CEST

Join us for an Inter-platform Dialogue between civil society and Indigenous Peoples’ organizations engaged with the UNCCD and the CFS. Hosted by the Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism (CSIPM) for relations with the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and the CSO Panel of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Drynet.  Date: Friday 6 October 2023  Time: 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Rome Time)  Online event with interpretation in English, French, and Spanish  Registration link: https://cutt.ly/interplatforms Interplatform dialogue EN

Global Symposium on Soils and Water

Global Symposium on Soils and Water 02 – 05 October 2023 Hybrid event Soil and water are inseparable allies, acting as the fundamental cornerstones for sustaining life on our planet. They are the lifeblood of our planet, supporting food production, the diversity of ecosystems, and contributing to human well-being. Meeting our food and water requirements […]

24
November
UIA Associations Round Table Brussels 2023

The Union of International Associations (UIA) cordially invites Association of the Network for International Research on Desertification to participate in its 17th Associations Round Table Brussels  at the Marriott Grand Place on Friday 24 November 2023 The UIA Associations Round Table Brussels 2023 is an event designed for participants working in and with international associations, and we hope to […]

16
October
2023 World Food Forum

Registrations for the 2023 World Food Forum are now open! you can register for in-person and virtual participation to the third annual World Food Forum flagship event!  This year, the event is focused on the theme “Agrifood systems transformation accelerates climate action.”  16 – 20 October 2023 By bringing together the WFF Global Youth Forum, the FAO Science […]

26
February
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Conference on “Water Resources Management and Sustainability: Solutions for Arid Regions”, 26-28 February 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The National Water and Energy Center, United Arab Emirates University, is organizing the second International Conference on “Water Resources Management and Sustainability: Solutions for Arid Regions”, 26-28 February 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A number of pre-conference workshops on the applications of AI, Machine Learning, GIS and RS on water resources will be scheduled for […]

11
September
  • 15:00 to 16:00 CEST
[WEBINAR] DNI Academy | FOG AS A SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE IN THE ATACAMA DESERT: MULTISCALE FOG CLIMATE RESEARCH IN ONE OF THE ARIDEST PLACES ON EARTH

Webinar 3: FOG AS A SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE IN THE ATACAMA DESERT: MULTISCALE FOG CLIMATE RESEARCH IN ONE OF THE ARIDEST PLACES ON EARTH 11 September 2023, 15:00 to 16:00 CEST Join Prof. Alexander Siegmund (Heidelberg University) and PhD student Juan Carlos Pastene in this interesting conversation about past discoveries, present advancements, and the potential of fog as a […]

5
September
  • 14.00 CEST
[WEBINAR] International Year of Millets Global Webinar Series 3rd Webinar: “Climate resilience of millets”

REGISTER HERE The United Nations General Assembly at its 75th Session in March 2021 declared 2023 the International Year of Millets (IYM 2023). As part of the IYM2023 celebration, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is organizing a “IYM Global Webinar Series” to shed light on the various environmental, social and economic benefits of […]

DNI Academy – FOG AS A SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE IN THE ATACAMA DESERT: MULTISCALE FOG CLIMATE RESEARCH IN ONE OF THE ARIDEST PLACES ON EARTH

DNI is organising a series of webinars within the framework of a new initiative called the DNI Academy. The third webinar will be on “FOG AS A SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE IN THE ATACAMA DESERT: MULTISCALE FOG CLIMATE RESEARCH IN ONE OF THE ARIDEST PLACES ON EARTH”. The keynote speakers will be: Prof. Alexander Siegmund: Vice-Rector […]

24
July
  • 12.00 CEST
  • Zoom
DNI Academy – OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLIMATE- RESILIENT DEVELOPMENT ACROSS HIGHLANDS, DRYLANDS AND ISLANDS

DNI is organising a series of webinars within the framework of a new initiative called the DNI Academy. The second will be on “OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLIMATE- RESILIENT DEVELOPMENT ACROSS HIGHLANDS, DRYLANDS AND ISLANDS”. This seminar assesses CRD across highlands (mountains), drylands and islands as some of the world’s most vulnerable systems and discusses key steps […]

14
July
  • 12:00 to 13:00
  • Zoom
DNI Academy – CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR THE REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DUST DISASTER RISKS

DNI is organising a series of webinars within the framework of a new initiative called the DNI Academy. The first webinar will be on “CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR THE REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DUST DISASTER RISKS”. The keynote speaker will be Prof. Ali Darvishi Boloorani, Associate Professor at the University of Tehran. Dust disasters have become […]