12-14 March 2013 Tehran, Iran
National Action Programme Alignment Workshop for Northeast, Southeast and South Asia

The Secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the Global Mechanism are organizing this workshop in collaboration with the Forest, Range and Watershed Management Organization (FRWO) under the Ministry of Agriculture of Iran. The workshop will bring together representatives and government officials from 24 Asian countries to build their capacities to align their National Action Programmes (NAPs) and implementation processes to combat desertification with the five operational objectives of the UNCCD's 10-Year Strategy. Participants will include: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, North Korea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Thailand and Viet Nam.  

dates: 12-14 March 2013   location: Tehran, Iran   contact: Camilla Nordheim-Larsen   phone: +39 06 5459 2061   e-mail: c.nordheim-larsen@global-mechanism.org   www: http://www.global-mechanism.org/en/events/national-action-programme-alignment-workshop-for-northeast-southeast-and-south-asia  

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