A first Science Day on 5 September 2019 in New Delhi at COP 14 UNCCD « Our Planet Urgently Needs Action: From Science to Policy Response »
The event is organised by the Science-Policy Interface of the UNCCD with technical support of the UNCCD Secretariat.
Aim: The Science Day will provide a forum for brief presentations, expert statements and interactive discussions on support for planning and implementation of Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) at country level. Experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) among others will provide insights into how actions to avoid, reduce and reverse land degradation can also halt the loss of biodiversity and support land-based climate change adaptation and mitigation, through pursuit of LDN.
Session 1 Overview of Science Day and introduction to LDN
Session 2 Introducing the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
Session 3 Foundation for a healthy planet: The Enabling Environment for LDN
Session 4 Tools and practices to achieve multiple benefits through LDN
Session 5 The diagnosis: Scientific Assessment to inform Policy
Session 6 Regenerating a Liveable Planet
full programme here