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UNCCD COP-2
THE SECOND MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE UN CONVENTION TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION
Dakar, Senegal
30 Nov - 11 Dec 1998

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Photos and Real Audio from 10 December

Delegates adopted the CST draft decision on traditional knowledge and the draft decision on the date and venue of COP-3, which shall be held in Recife, Brazil from 15-26 November 1999.
JAPAN announced that it had become a Party to the CCD Thursday. He called on the US and other non-Parties to conclude the process of accession to Party status .


Second Dialogue with NGOs

Octavio Perez Pardo (Argentina) Co-Chaired the NGO Dialogue with Venkat Ramnayya (Youth for Action and RIOD-India, shown here). Ramnayya introduced the dialogue on the process of developing NAPs and noted the importance of an enabling environment, including decision-making power and technological access and choice.


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