Speech by His Excellency Roch Marc Christian KABORE, President of Burkina Faso On the occasion of the celebration of the World Day to Combat Desertification in Burkina Faso.
Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of the Gambia, addresses the general debate of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the UN
(New York, 19 – 25 September 2017)
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Saad-Eddine El Othmani, Prime Minister of Morocco, addresses the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, September 25 – October 01, 2018).
Video message by SRSG Arbour at the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, held in Inner Mongolia, from 6-16 September 2017.
In the video, the SRSG explores how environmental drivers of migration, such as land degradation, desertification and soil erosion, undermine the sustainability of local livelihoods and push people to leave their communities.