United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification CoP-14
In Delhi, India from 29th August to 14th September 2019
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) –
- Legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management;
- One of the 3 Rio Conventions to evolve from the historic ‘Earth Summit’ held at Rio De Janerio, Brazil, in 1992.
- Adopted in Paris in June 1994;
- India became a signatory in 1994 and ratified in 1996.