Rio Conventions Pavilion at UNCCD COP15

23 May 2022

The Rio Conventions Pavilion at UNCCD COP15 will focus on addressing the interlinked challenges of land degradation, climate change and biodiversity loss. The Rio Conventions Pavilion, supported by the Global Environment Facility, is a collaborative platform that promotes synergies among the Rio conventions at the implementation level and showcases activities that link biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, sustainable land management and efforts to combat desertification, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Programme at a glance

The Rio Conventions Pavilion will open on 10 May and will operate daily from 08:00-19:00 until 18 May, except for Sunday, 15 May. The Pavilion will feature thematic days as follows:

Date Theme
10 May      High-level opening of the Pavilion     
11 May      Drought Day    
12 may      Food Day     
13 May      Land for Life Day(including The GEF Half-day)     
14 may      Science Day    
16 may      Sand and Dust Storms Day     
17 May      Land Restoration Day     
18 May      Great Green Wall Day


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