• 1 pm Cairo time
  • Online
Climate Change and Social Vulnerability Part I: Using Multi-Sectoral Indicators to Assess Compound Drought Risk and Social Vulnerability in Jordan

Online Report Launch: Climate Change and Social Vulnerability Part I: Using Multi-Sectoral Indicators to Assess Compound Drought Risk and Social Vulnerability in Jordan, will take place in the form of an online webinar. The report forms part of the “SDG-Climate Facility: Climate Action for Human Security in the Arab Region” Project. With financial support from the Swedish […]

  • 10:00-12:30 CET
  • Online
A United Mediterranean for a Sustainable Management and Use of Water

Water is our most precious resource,  and its sustainable management is critical for the development of the Mediterranean region. The webinar will be a great opportunity to witness a Mediterranean in action to preserve water. The webinar will bring together experts, project representatives, stakeholders, and policymakers from the Mediterranean region to discuss the challenges and […]

3rd global soil biodiversity conference

The Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative is inviting the world’s soil biodiversity researchers, educators, and policy supporters for the 3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference. Please explore the website for more information on attendance. Call for submissions is now open. Submissions are invited on any scientific topic relevant to the conference theme “Science as a basis for the […]

  • 10:00-12:00 am CET
  • Online
Launch of the study on land degradation, climate change and migration nexus in Central Asia

UNCCD organizes a thematic webinar to mark the launch of the Study on Land Degradation, Climate Change and Migration nexus. The authors and contributors will present results of the study undertaken over the period of several years, followed by an open discussion on the themes raised in the study. The event  will be conducted in Russian […]

  • 14:00 - 15:30
Webinar on Wetlands Restoration

In-land water areas, such as natural dams, lakes and watersheds and other wetlands along the coast, such as mangroves, are disappearing, and fast. Wetlands contribute approximately $47.4 trillion annually to human health, happiness, and security. Peatlands provide goods and services, such as food security and protection against water-related disasters, such as droughts and floods. This year’s […]

  • 17:00 UTC
ReGenerative Grazing as a Soil, Climate, and Livelihoods Solution: The Science, Practice and Policy

This webinar is a collaboration between the international “4 per 1000” Initiative and our partners from Soil4Climate who will host the event. The webinar is set for Wednesday next week (December 14, 17:00 UTC). The event looks at the science, practices and policies of regenerative grazing as a soil, climate, and livelihoods solution. Particular attention […]

  • 3-4:30 PM CET
First Global Webinar on Land Restoration from the G20 Global Initiative

In June 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for a Nature Restoration Law. It is the first continent-wide, comprehensive law of its kind. The proposal combines an overarching restoration objective for the long-term recovery of nature with binding restoration targets for specific habitats and species. This law has the potential to change the entire […]

  • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Zoom
Art meets activism: latest Critical Conversation will explore how art catalyses global climate action

The event—the last installment in a special miniseries on climate change hosted by the Commonwealth Foundation—will explore art’s unique ability to address hard truths and reveal the human impact of global heating. Renowned artists and activists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific are coming together to discuss how art can move the needle on climate change. […]

  • Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai, UAE
Arab Water Convention

Arab Water Convention Convened by the Arab Water CouncilUnder the patronage of Egypt Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation The Arab Water Convention will take place on 20-22 February 2023 at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai, UAE. For further information please visit our website https://arabwaterconvention.org/ or download the brochure here for more information.

  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Zoom
Virtual webinar – “How far are we in the agroecological transition? The contribution of the Tool for Agroecology Performance Evaluation (TAPE)”

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is organizing the free event on “The contribution of the Tool for Agroecology Performance Evaluation (TAPE)” that will take place on 22 of November 2022 at from 14:30 to 16:00 CET. Objectives: Provide an overview of TAPE: the tool; goals; frameworks; database and development process; […]

  • 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Online
Foresight processes to support sustainable food system transformations through agroecology

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is organizing a virtual event named “Foresight processes to support sustainable food system transformations through agroecology”. Current global challenges put strong emphasis on the urgent need for a sustainable transformation of agriculture and food systems. This transformation requires appropriate tools designed to make structural changes possible. […]

World soil day 2022

We celebrate World Soil Day on the 5th of December 2022. The topic of this year’s campaign “Soils: Where food begins” aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management. Check out the official event website: https://www.fao.org/world-soil-day/en/

8th International conference on deserts, drylands and desertification

The 8th International Conference on Deserts, Drylands and Desertification will take place in Beer-Sheva, Israel from the 27th of November to the 1st of December 2022. The conference will focus on the intersection of land and water and the impact of land degradation and drought on populations across the world. The conference program and registration link can be found […]

  • 8:15 am to 12:15 pm
  • Sassari, Sardinia (Italy)
Desertification & Drought Day 2022

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT DAY 2022! The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (DD-day 2022), established by the United Nations in 1994, promotes public awareness of international efforts to fight desertification, which is the loss of soil fertility and the resulting degradation of natural resources caused by human activities. This year’s […]

  • Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 9 to 20 May 2022.  The COP15 theme, ‘Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity’, is a call to action to ensure land, the lifeline on this planet, continues to benefit present and future […]