Subscribe Now: Stay Updated! 🔔 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a keynote address virtually at the UN “High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought” on Monday, 14th June 2021 from 10:00-1030 hrs (local time) at the United Nations in New York. Prime Minister will be speaking at the Opening Segment in his capacity as the President of the 14th Session of the Conference of Parties of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). President of the General Assembly, Deputy-Secretary General, President of ECOSOC and Executive-Secretary of the UNCCD will also speak on this occasion. The High-Level Dialogue will be organized by the President of the General Assembly in accordance with UN General Assembly Resolution 75/218 of 21 December 2020 entitled “Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa”. The High-Level Dialogue will assess the progress made in the fight against desertification, land degradation and drought and map the way forward in view of the end of the UN Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification, and the beginning of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This will include generating momentum and raising ambition for using land restoration as a key entry point. The discussions at the dialogue will highlight the importance of leveraging accelerated action on land-based solutions for climate and bio-diversity. The High-Level Dialogue will see participation of several other Heads of States/Governments and Ministers. Follow us to stay updated: ► Download the NM App:
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