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Title: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa
Alternative Title(s): UNCCD
Available From: http://www.unccd.int/en/about-the-convention/Pages/Text-overview.aspx
http://www.ecolex.org/server2.php/libcat/docs/TRE/Multilateral/En/TRE001200.pdf
Conclusion Date: 1994-06-17
Entry Into Force Date: 1996-12-26
Description: The UNCCD calls upon the cooperative efforts of national governments, NGOs, and local populations to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought and dryland degradation. The UNCCD also contains five regional annexes, with the initial focus on the African region as that most endangered by desertification.
Legal Citation: 1954 UNTS 3; 33 ILM 1328 (1994)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Sustainable Development
Home > International Environmental Law > Biodiversity & Protection of Ecosystems
Keywords: biodiversity
desertification
sustainable development
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
German
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: United Nations General Assembly, Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee
Site Administrator: Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertifcation
webmaster@unccd.int


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