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Climate Change Policy & Practice
Second Special Session of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST S-2) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Ninth Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 9)

16-18 and 21-25 February 2011 | Bonn, Germany
Highlights for Tuesday, 22 February 2011
CST-S2/CRIC 9

On Tuesday, 22 February 2011, CRIC 9 delegates discussed: the review and compilation of best practices in sustainable land management technologies, including adaptation; input from the CST on impact indicators for strategic objectives 1, 2 and 3 of the Strategy; the iterative process relating to the assessment of implementation, including performance indicators, methodology and the reporting procedures, and options to increase synergies in monitoring the Rio Conventions; and status of implementation, potential role and need for alignment with the Strategy of sub-regional and regional action programmes to combat desertification.

Meetings for the national focal points within their Regional Implementation Annexes, of regional groups and a number of side events were scheduled throughout the day.

Delegates were informed they would receive an oral report by the Chair of the contact group on “Assessment of implementation and review of financial flows” on Wednesday, 23 February.

View of the Rhine river in Bonn
Participants at the ninth session of the UNCCD Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 9) experienced the sunny day in the glass World Conference Center in Bonn.
Daily highlights (click on the following links to see our daily web pages)

CRIC Delegates
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Bongani Masuku, Swaziland.
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Ashot Vardevanyan, Armenia.
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Ambroise Zanga, Central African Republic.
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Beatriz Bueno González, Spain.

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Related Links
UNCCD resources
*Meetings website
*CST-S2 documents
*CRIC 9 documents
*UNCCD Global Mechanism

IISD RS resources
IISD RS coverage of the Ninth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 9), 21 September - 2 October 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina
*IISD RS coverage of UNCCD CST S-1 and CRIC 7, 3-14 November 2008, Istanbul, Turkey
*IISD RS coverage of UNCCD High-Level Policy Dialogue, 27 May 2008, Bonn, Germany
*IISD RS summary of the First Extraordinary Session of the Conference of the Parties (ESCOP) to the UNCCD, 26 November 2007, UN headquarters, New York, United States of America (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of UNCCD COP 8, 3-14 September 2007, Madrid, Spain
*IISD RS coverage of UNCCD CRIC 5, 12-21 March 2007, Buenos Aires, Argentina
*IISD RS coverage of UNCCD COP 7, 17-28 October 2005, Nairobi, Kenya
*IISD RS archive of sustainable development meetings
*Coverage of previous UNCCD COPs, CRIC and other related meetings by IISD-RS
*Land-L - A news and announcement list on land policy issues
*SIDS Policy and Practice - A Knowledgebase on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
*Sustainable Development Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Preparing for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development
*Biodiversity Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing International Biodiversity Policy
*Climate Change Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing Global Climate Change Policy
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coverage
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