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ICID 2010
Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in Semi-arid Regions
(ICID 2010)

16-20 August 2010 | Fortaleza, Brazil

Highlights from Tuesday, 17 August
On Tuesday participants at ICID 2010 convened in a plenary on synergies among the UN Conventions, as well as panel sessions organized around the four sub-themes of the conference: climate information; climate and sustainable development; climate governance, representation, rights, equity and justice; and climate policy processes. During lunch, poster sessions and a World Bank film on “Hope for a Changing Climate” were presented.
Daily web coverage
16 Aug- 17 Aug. - 18 Aug. - 19 Aug. - 20 Aug.
Plenary Session: Synergies among the United Nations Conventions
Antônio Magalhães, Director of ICID 2010
Christina Figueres, UNFCCC, Executive Secretary, made a video address to the Conference
Luis Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil
Margarita Astrálaga, UNEP

Luc Gnacadja, UNCCD Executive Secretary; Luis Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil; Margarita Astrálaga, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and Walter Vergara, World Bank

Walter Vergara, World Bank
Sergio Zelaya, UNCCD
Luc Gnacadja, UNCCD Executive Secretary
Nora Berrahmouni, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Thematic Panel Sessions
Session 2.1.4 The Importance of Community, Culture, Identity and Equity in Climate Change Adaptaton Strategies
Lisa Schipper, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
Renata Marson Teixeira de Andrade, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brazil and Andrew Miccolis, ComSensos, Brazil
Session 2.1.3 Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change im Semi-Arid Regions
Otamar de Carvalho, Brazil
Session 2.3.5 Water Governance in Drylands
Ricardo Andrade, National Water Agency (ANA)
Paulo Varella, ANA, and Carlos Fernandez, WASA-GN
Session 2.3.1 Development of Semi-arid Regions

Ivan Silva Lire, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Chile; Anthony Galvão, Center for Strategic Management and Studies (CGEE), Brazil, and José Eli da Veiga, University of Campinas, Brazil

Tania Bacelar, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Session 2.4.6 Impacts and Adaptation in Agriculture
Session 2.4.2 Roundtable: Vulnerability and Adaptation in Africa and Latin America
 
The dais during the session
Snapshots
Related Links

ICID resources
*2nd International Conference: Climate, Sustainability and Development in Semi-arid Regions
*ICID 2010 Programme
*ICID 2010 Themes
*Winning poster of the ICID poster contest

UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) resource
*UN Decade for Deserts and the Fight Against Desertification web site

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*IISD RS summary and analysis of the Fourth International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change, 21-27 February 2010, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, 7-19 December 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark
*IISD RS coverage of Selected Side Events at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, 7-19 December 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark
*IISD RS summary report of the Agriculture and Development Day 2009 at COP 15, 12 December 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of Ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, 21 September - 2 October 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina
*IISD RS coverage of CSD-17, 4-15 May 2009, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
*IISD RS summary and analysis of the Dialogue on Climate Change Adaptation for Land and Water Management, 16-17 April 2009, Nairobi, Kenya (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS summary of the CSD-17 Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting, 23-27 February 2009, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of the Third International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change, 18-24 February 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh
*IISD RS briefing note of the High-Level Meeting on African Agriculture in the 21st Century, 9-10 February 2009, Windhoek, Namibia (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS archive of meetings on climate change, and background
*Climate-L - A mailing list for news on climate change policy
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
*Climate-L.org - News and information on the actions of international organizations in responding to the problem of global climate change
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coverage

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