United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification CoP-14

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In Delhi, India from 29th August to 14th September 2019

UNCCD CoP

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.
  • * UNFCCC
    * CBD
    * UNCCD

  • Adopted in Paris in June 1994;
  • India became a signatory in 1994 and ratified in 1996.