Program 2022 soon to be published

Wednesday 19 June

  • Registration
  • Welcome coffee
  • Mr. Christophe Dabiré, Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
  • Mr. Batio Bassière, Minister of the environment, the green economy and the climate change of Burkina Faso
  • Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive secretary of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
  • Mr. Armand Roland Pierre Béouindé, Mayor of Ouagadougou
  • Ms. Juliette Compaoré, Director of ASMADE / President of SPONG board of directors
  • Mr. Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, French ambassador of Burkina Faso

Animated by M. Nabil Ben Khatra, OSS

  • Mr. Thiaw, Executive secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
  • Mr. Burger, President of CARI
  • Mr. Chotte, SPI representative, head of research at IRD
  • Mr. Caron (video), President of CSA high level expert panel
  • Mr. Didier Adamou Tidjani, CNEDD Advisor and co-writer of IPBES land report

Animated by Mr. Maxime Thibon, IRD

  • Mr. Elvis Paul Tangem, African Union IGMVSS coordinator
  • Mr. Slah Abdedayem, FAO (tbc)
  • Mr. Boureima Issifi, Climate Commission of the Sahel Coordinator
  • Mr. Ousseini Ouedraogo, ROPPA and Agroecology Alliance in West Africa representative
  • Mr. Amadé Ouedraogo, Biodiversity Convention focal point
  • Ms Jiajia Luo, CSO representative for Asia (UNCCD CSO panel)
  • Mr Octavio Perez Pardo, CSO representative for Latin America and Caribbean (UNCCD cso panel)
  • Ms Nathalie van Haren, CSO representative for Western Europe and others (UNCCD cso panel)
  • Ms Djatougbe Aziaka, CSO representative for Africa (UNCCD cso panel)
  • Mr Valentin Ciubotaru, CSO representative for Eastern Europe (UNCCD cso panel)

Thursday 20 June

9 a.m-18 p.m / Themed workshops

Themed workshops details

The Great Green Wall Initiative and civil society : How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?

Animation et speakers

  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Bahire,  GGW Burkina Faso
  • Ms. Manon Albagnac, CARI-ReSaD
  • Ms. Fatimata Kaba, ENDA Energie

Pastoralism in Drylands : Reaffirming its central role in combat against desertification

Animation et speakers

  • Mr. Razingrim Ouedraogo, IUCN
  • Mr. Ibra Touré, CIRAD
  • Mme Edwige Bottoni, CILSS

The implementation of land degradation neutrality: Anticipating land tenure management future challenges

Animation et speakers

  • M. Maxime Thibon, IRD
  • M. Jonathan Davies, IUCN
  • Mme Nathalie Van Haren, Both ENDS/Drynet/panel OSC

Multi-uses of water in Drylands: Improve integrated management of water resources

Animation et speakers

  • M. Nabil Ben Khatra, OSS
  • M Justin Bayili, Actea / pS-Eau
  • M Sidi Ahmed Cheine, RADDO / Tenmiya

Subgroups in each workshop will take part in the formulation of practical recommendations directly inspired by field experiences of actors that combat desertification on a daily basis from all around the world.

Contributions will allow the consolidation of a civil society’s advocacy that will be defend in international decision-making institutions and gathering.

Restitution of sub-working groups in each workshops.

Friday 21 June

Animated by Mr. Antoine Cornet, CSFD

Animated by Mr. Sylvestre Tiemtoré, SPONG/ReSaD

  • Mr. Boris Spassky, Mirova
  • Mr. Ali Bety, I3N High-commissioner in Niger
  • Mr. Noel Compaore, GEF SGP Burkina Faso
  • Mr. Nabil Ben Khatra, OSS
  • Mr. Jean-Marc Chataigner, (video) French ambassador for Sahel Alliance
  • Mr. Wango Fidèle Yameogo, FIE Burkina Faso

Animated by Mr. Patrice Burger, CARI

  • Mr. Jonathan Davies, IUCN
  • Mme Djatougbe Aziaka, African representative of CSO panel to UNCCD
  • Mr. Kouadio Kouakou Jean, President of UNCCD group of western Africa countries, Ivory Coast focal point
  • Mr. Bhawani Shanker Kusum, GBS/Drynet
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