Join us at D'a19

International civil society summit – Land, Biodiversity and Climate

Désertif'actions 2019

NGOs, Scientifics, local communities, international institutions, private and public sector… every layers of civil society is gathering at Ouagadougou to debate and share their respective positions on land degradation through desertification combat, biodiversity protection, adaptation to climate change and the consequences that come from these challenges in every part of the world.

For the first time in Africa, this unique multi-actors manifestation brings together 300 participants from all around the world during 4 days.

4 themed workshops

This edition, 4 themed workshops are proposed: the Great Green Wall Initiative, pastoralism, land property & neutrality, multi usages of water.

High level speakers

International institutions representatives, regional initiatives, elected representatives of civil society… D’a19 is the opportunity to exchange with a variety of high level actors.

A bilingual summit

Sessions will be translated in both english and french.

PROGRAM

Have a look at the three days of work program. Version to download (pdf) HERE

Welcoming / Registration

60min

Hall d'entrée

Opening ceremony

45min

Amphi

Plenary

Introductive plenary

75min

Amphi

Plenary

Official inauguration of poster exhibition

30min

Exhibition area

Coffee break

30min

To be determined

Panel n°1: Land place in african initiatives

A series of initiatives are already being developed in Africa: The Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative, 4/1000, the Green Initiative for the Sahel, the Initiative for Food and Nutrition Security, Adaptation of African Agriculture...Désertif’actions 2019 Summit will be the opportunity to examine these various initiatives a little more closely, in order to engage the necessary dialogue with civil society organisations and local authorities.

60min

Amphi

Plenary

Lunch break

120min

à préciser

Decoding ongoing UNCCD’s negotiations

Désertif'actions 2019 positions itself as an international advocacy actor of civil society. This session will aim at presenting an overview of ongoing United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification's (UNCCD) negotiations. This exchange will guide us through the following days discussions.

90min

Amphi

Plenary

Themed workshops presentation

Désertif'actions 2019 proposes 4 themed workshops. Each participant will only follow one of them throughout the whole summit. Themed workshops :

  • Axe 1 - Civil society and GGWSSI: How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?
  • Axe 2 - Pastoralism in Drylands and combating desertification
  • Axe 3 - Land property and neutrality: Defining safeguards against land grabbing
  • Axe 4 - Multi usages of water in Drylands

90min

Amphi

Plenary

Step 1: Introduction in each themed workshop

Désertif'actions 2019 proposes 4 themed workshops. Each participant will only follow one of them throughout the whole summit. Themed workshops :

  • Axe 1 - Civil society and GGWSSI: How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?
  • Axe 2 - Pastoralism in Drylands and combating desertification
  • Axe 3 - Land property and neutrality: Defining safeguards against land grabbing
  • Axe 4 - Multi usages of water in Drylands

90min

To be determined

Workshop

Coffee break

30min

To be determined

Step 2: Collective production of recommendations

Désertif'actions 2019 proposes 4 themed workshops. Each participant will only follow one of them throughout the whole summit. Themed workshops :

  • Axe 1 - Civil society and GGWSSI: How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?
  • Axe 2 - Pastoralism in Drylands and combating desertification
  • Axe 3 - Land property and neutrality: Defining safeguards against land grabbing
  • Axe 4 - Multi usages of water in Drylands

120min

To be determined

Workshop

Lunch break

90min

To be determined

Step 3: Collective production of advocacy’s points

Désertif'actions 2019 proposes 4 themed workshops. Each participant will only follow one of them throughout the whole summit. Themed workshops :

  • Axe 1 - Civil society and GGWSSI: How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?
  • Axe 2 - Pastoralism in Drylands and combating desertification
  • Axe 3 - Land property and neutrality: Defining safeguards against land grabbing
  • Axe 4 - Multi usages of water in Drylands

120min

To be determined

Workshop

Step 4: Restitution in each workshop

Désertif'actions 2019 proposes 4 themed workshops. Each participant will only follow one of them throughout the whole summit. Themed workshops :

  • Axe 1 - Civil society and GGWSSI: How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?
  • Axe 2 - Pastoralism in Drylands and combating desertification
  • Axe 3 - Land property and neutrality: Defining safeguards against land grabbing
  • Axe 4 - Multi usages of water in Drylands

90min

To be determined

Workshop

Screening debate (tbc)

120min

To be determined

Restitution of workshops work and discussions

Désertif'actions 2019 proposes 4 themed workshops. Each participant will only follow one of them throughout the whole summit. Themed workshops :

  • Axe 1 - Civil society and GGWSSI: How to turn GGW into an operational framework of desertification combat?
  • Axe 2 - Pastoralism in Drylands and combating desertification
  • Axe 3 - Land property and neutrality: Defining safeguards against land grabbing
  • Axe 4 - Multi usages of water in Drylands

120min

Amphi

Plenary

Coffee break

30min

To be determined

Panel n°2: Funding combat against desertification

Financing initiatives to combat desertification on a local, regional and national level is a real challenge. The floor will be given to a few funding mechanisms in order to question national and international decision-makers on fund governance and on funding priorities.

90min

Amphi

Plenary

Lunch break

150min

To be determined

Closure plenary: on the road to New Dehli

120min

Amphi

Plenary

Animation and Awareness

(coming soon)

journée

To be determined

Call for posters

Désertif’actions calls out for posters in an effort to promote its participants works. Consult the procedure to follow and propose a poster before April 22.

Procedure to follow

REGISTRATION

Registration fees details here.

NGO / ASSOCIATIONS

50-75€

Conference kit
Coffee breaks
Lunch
I register !
SCIENTIFICS

100€

Conference kit
Coffee breaks
Lunch
I register !
Governmental ORG.

150€

Conference kit
Coffee breaks
Lunch
I register !

Financial support request

Committed to have a large diversity civil society actors at D’a19, a financial support request policy has been elaborated. Consult the conditions on our dedicated page and fill in the complete or partial financial support request.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT REQUEST

VENUE

The Centre National Cardinal Paul Zoungrana welcomes Désertif’actions summit at Ouagadougou.

Don't forget about your visa...

Dagnoen, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

PLUS D'INFORMATION

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+40

COUNTRIES

+20

SPEAKERS

4

THEMED WORKSHOPS

+300

PARTICIPANTS

SPEAKERS

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ORGANIZERS

This 4th edition is co-organized by:

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