Action Against Desertification

Desertif'actions 2015 - A Global Multi-Stakeholder meeting

Participants from over 100 countries discuss desertification and land degradation under a changing climate


Desertif'actions is the Civil society International Forum dedicated to land degradation and combating desertification. The forum will bring together over 300 stakeholders and 12,350 participants from over 100 countries expected, from June 10th to 13th 2015 in Montpellier (France). 

Civil society organizations, scientists, local government, farmer organizations, private and public institutions will meet in order to share their concerns and built common positions on desertification and land degradation under a changing climate and its consequences in northern and southern countries, with the objective to relay the outcomes during the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to be hold in Paris next December.

The Désertif'actions 2015 Program includes:

  • 3 days collaborative work with panel and group work in Montpellier among international stakeholders; 
  • Preparatory meetings in southern countries;  
  • One preparatory e-forum open to all 3 days devoted to workshops and
  • One special day downtown devoted to the general public awareness and cultural and scientific events open to the public

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