First Meeting of the IWG on the Mid-term Evaluation of the UNCCD Strategy

The tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 10) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) called for the creation of an Intersessional Working Group (IWG) on the mid-term evaluation of the ten year Strategy for the Convention. The IWG is expected to consist of 14 members: the President of the COP; the chairpersons of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC) and of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST); two members from each of five regional groups; and one CSO representative.  

dates: 26-27 March 2012   location: Bonn, Germany   contact: UNCCD Secretariat   phone: +49-228 / 815-2800   fax: +49-228 / 815-2898/99   e-mail: secretariat@unccd.int   www: http://www.unccd.int/en/media-center/Pages/CalendarDetail.aspx?calID=39