UNCCD COP 15 Commence


May 10, 2022


The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) started in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on Monday.

The 9 – 20 May event, themed “Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity,” aims to be a call to action to ensure that land, the bedrock of the planet, continues to benefit both present and future generations.

The first two days of the event will be a high-level segment, which includes a Heads of States Summit, round tables and interactive dialogue sessions among ministers and other high-ranking officials.