UNCCD COP 13 HIGHLIGHTS (Sept 12)
Updated: 2017-09-13 Print
UNCCD COP 13 HIGHLIGHTS:
TUESDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER 2017
On Tuesday, 12 September, COP 13 delegates participated in plenary dialogues on gender and land rights, the role of local governments in addressing the challenges of land degradation, and the role of the private sector in helping achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN). These dialogues were the final substantive sessions of the two-day High-level Segment. In the morning, the inaugural edition of the UNCCD’s Global Land Outlook took place, while in the evening a ceremony to launch the LDN Fund took place, following the close of the High-level Segment. A COW contact group also convened, with informal discussions taking place throughout the day.