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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 Friday, 20 August
ICID 2010 convened on Friday, 20 August 2010, in plenary to address the lessons and recommendations emerging from conference sessions, the reading, discussion, revision and acceptance of the Fortaleza Declaration, which seeks to elevate the priority of climate change and sustainable development in arid and semi-arid regions in the agenda of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20 Earth Summit), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference concluded at 5.38 pm after a closing ceremony.
Following a closing ceremony, the conference concluded with a message from ICID 2010 Director Antônio Magalhães, who emphasized the importance of sustainable development to address the vulnerability of semi-arid regions to climate change and hoped that the Fortaleza Declaration will guide discussion of these issues in the lead-up the the Rio+20 Earth Summit.
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Closing Ceremony
 
The dais during the closing ceremony
Antônio Magalhães, Director, ICID 2010
Maria Teresa Farias, COMPAM, Brazil and Antônio Magalhães, Director, ICID 2010
João Pedro Gurgel, Youth Representative, Brazil
Rene Barreiro, Secretary for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Ceará
 
Hugo Beteta, ECLAC, Guatemala; Antônio Magalhães, Director, ICID 2010; and Celso Jaque, Governor, Mendoza, Argentina
Participants during the discussion of the Fortaleza Declaration
John Redwood, World Bank
Slide showing the Fortaleza Declaration
Francisco Brzovic, Global Mechanism
Maria Helena, Cuba
Closing Ceremony
Jesse Ribot, University of Illinois, US
Ousmande Drame, Association de Maires; Mutizwa Mukute, Rhodes University, South Africa; and Uriel Safriel, Jacob Blaustein Institute of Desert Research, Israel
Morning Plenary
 
Xu Xiuli, China Agricultural University; Peter Hochet, IRD, France; Octavio Pérez Pardo, UNCCD Bureau, Argentina; Antônio Magalhães, Director, ICID 2010; Christian Ledu, IRD; Renata Marson Texeira de Andrade, Catholic University of Brasilia; Togtokh Chuulun, University of Mongolia; Mutizwa Mukute, Rhodes University; Egon Krakhecke, Ministry of Environment, Brazil; and Eduardo Sávio Martins, FUNCEME, Brazil
Octavio Pérez Pardo, UNCCD Bureau, Argentina
Egon Krakhecke, Ministry of Environment
 
Michael Hall, NOAA, US; Peter Hochet, IRD, France; Octavio Pérez Pardo, UNCCD Bureau, Argentina; and Antônio Magalhães, Director, ICID 2010
Christian Ledu, IRD, France
Renata Marson Texeira de Andrade, Catholic University of Brasilia
Togtokh Chuulun, University of Mongolia
Eduardo Sávio Martins, FUNCEME, Brazil
Michael Hall, NOAA, US
Mutizwa Mukute, Rhodes University, South Africa
Antônio Magalhães, Director, ICID 2010 and Christian Ledu, IRD
Christian Ledu, IRD; Egon Krakhecke, Ministry of Environment; and Renata Marson Texeira de Andrade, Catholic University of Brasilia
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*UN Decade for Deserts and the Fight Against Desertification web site

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*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
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*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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