Combating drought, land degradation and desertification
for poverty reduction and sustainable development

The contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices 

9-12 march 2015, Cancún, Mexico

Combating drought, land degradation and desertification for poverty reduction and sustainable development

The contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices 

9-12 march 2015, Cancún, Mexico

3rd UNCCD Scientific Conference

Major challenges

One of the major challenges facing delegates to the conference is the development of new scientific insights and recommendations to policy makers with regards to the assessment of vulnerability of socio-ecosystems to climate change and current and future capacities to adapt.

About the conference...

 Last news

16 Dec 2014

Practical information now released!

Dear participants, we are pleased to announce that all practical information about the venue and accomodation has now been plubished on the conference website. Visa invitation letters will be sent to registered participants in the coming weeks by the UNCCD Secretariat. You can start planning your trip, please visit the page "Practical information".

07 Nov 2014

Call for side-events and exhibitors now open!

Parties, observers and relevant organizations are encouraged to contribute to the success of the meeting and showcase their work by: Submitting a proposal for a side event Applying for a booth More information, application forms and guidelines on:  UNCCD CST-S4   Requests must be sent to the UNCCD Secretariat by January 9th, 2015.