World Day to Combat Desertification and Droughts (WDCDD)


The UNESCO and World Bank invite you to attend a high-level online discussion on the 17th June, World Day to Combat Desertification and Droughts (WDCDD). The aim of this discussion is to bring together environmental stakeholders to reflect on ongoing efforts to combat desertification and droughts in Sudan.

Agenda: The one-hour and 25 minutes online session, will address the following:

1- Welcome Remarks and Introduction: Moderator (5 mins).

2- Keynote Speech: HCENR, FAO, World Bank (5 mins each).

3- Role of Technology in Monitoring Desertification and Drought: FAO (10 mins).

4- Sharing Experiences of SSNRMP 1and REDD+2in Promoting Sustainable Land Management:World Bank (15 mins).

5- Moderated Q&A (25 mins).

6- Discussant: SAWAP Sudan (5 mins).7- Launching of WDCDD’s Photo Contest: World Bank (5 mins).8- Reflections and Closing Remarks: UNESCO (5 mins).

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