World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction
A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday.
India Will Host the UNCCD COP14
India will host the next global conference on desertification, land degradation and drought at the Vigyan Bhavan Conference Centre in New Delhi from 7 to 18 October 2019. For the first time, participants from 197 parties will have access to Earth Observation Data, gathered since 2000 from 120 of the 169 countries affected by land degradation and desertification.
UNCCD and IPBES sign Memorandum of Cooperation in Bonn
On 19 January 2019 Anne Larigauderie, Executive Secretary of Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary of United Nations Con
Central African Republic Accedes to AEWA as Party No. 78
The UNEP/AEWA Secretariat in Bonn is pleased to announce the accession of the Central African Republic as AEWA’s 78th Party. The country’s membership to the Agreement took effect on 1 January.
This is the second Instrument of the Convention on Migratory Species to which the Central African Republic has adhered, considering that it is already a party to the CMS Gorillas Agreement.
Sharks MOS3 - 3rd Meeting of the Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks
The 3rd Meeting of Signatories (MOS3) to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) will take place from 10 to 14 December 2018 in Monaco. The Principality of Monaco has generously offered to host the conference at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Av. St-Martin. MC 98000 Monaco.
7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) to AEWA
The 7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) to the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) will take place on 4-8 December 2018 in Durban, South Africa, at the kind invitation of the South African Government, represented by the Department of Environmental Affairs.
EUROBATS: 22nd International Bat Night
Yet bats are among our planet´s most endangered wildlife, fake news about bats as transmitters of diseases spread fears and speculations leading to public concerns and even the killings of animals.
UNU-EHS: New guidebook on climate risk assessment for Ecosystem-based Adaptation
Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) uses biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of an overall adaption strategy to help people adapt to the negative effects of climate change and to reduce their risk to environmental hazards.
UNCCD and International Solar Alliance will work together to promote solar energy for sustainable land management
New York, United States – During the High Level Political Forum on sustainable development, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to highlight the crucial role of affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for sound land management and inclusive economic growth.
The signatories declared their intention to undertake the following initiatives:
UNFCCC: Climate conference in Bonn
UNFCCC: Climate conference in Bonn
The 48th sessions of the Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 48) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 48) will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 30 April to 10 May 2018. The Bonn Climate Change Conference will also include the fifth part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-5).
The Subsidiary bodies hold the meeting in preparation for the COP 24 in Kattowitz.