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Fourth Conference of the Parties 
to the Convention to 
Combat Desertification
Bonn, Germany; 11-22 December 2000

>>Version française: BNT<<


Summary and Analysis 


Highlights from Friday, 22 December

Closing Plenary:

CCD Executive Secretary Diallo  said COP-4 had succeeded in coming up with conclusions to further the implementation of the CCD. He noted the results of the AHWG stating that these had met Parties' expectations. He highlighted other achievements including, on the additional implementation annex, the declaration, proposals to improve the work of the CST and the decision related to the GEF and how to enhance access to that body to assist countries with CCD implementation.

Nigeria, for G-77/China, thanked the COP President, the Bureau, Executive Secretary, Secretariat and fellow delegates. He highlighted actions needed to assist affected and the need for new and additional funding as well as steady and predictable sources of funding. The COP President highlighted positive aspects of the two-week COP meeting, assured his commitment to making the Convention a tool for changing peoples lives in affected areas. He closed the session at 11:30 pm.

ENB Summary of COP-3
ENB Coverage of COP-3
UNCCD Secretariat web site with COP-4 official documents and information for participants
Introduction to the CCD
Linkages desertification page
Other Internet Resources on Desertification

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BNT (Français)
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Jeu 14
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Jeu 21

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