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Event Joint International Conference ‘Desertification and the International Policy Imperative’

Within the framework of the International Year of Deserts and Desertification (2006) this conference will highlight the policy underpinnings that are necessary to enable successful strategies in dryland communities. The conference will focus on:
·         improved policy focus on desertification, mobilization of resources and capacity
·         new initiatives to mainstream desertification issues into national and international policy processes
·         improved knowledge management initiatives
·         improved political viability, design and implementation of national-level initiatives
·         interlinkages between desertification, climate change, biodiversity and other global environmental issues.

Contact information Ms. Caroline King (email:
Event type Conference
File link
Relation topics/fol083685
Geographical coverage Algeria
Address Algiers
Organizer United Nations University - International Network on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH)
Target audience International
Duration 3 days
Period [17/12/2006 - 19/12/2006]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH