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UNCCD Images of Women-led Solutions to Desertification 2022

UNCCD Images of Women-led Solutions to Desertification 2022

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The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is accepting the submission of Images of Women-led Solutions to Desertification.

The UNCCD Secretariat seeks to collect original and exceptional photographs, to showcase promising practices which, demonstrate women’s leadership and innovation in adapting to land degradation, desertification, and drought.

The COP15 theme

Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity

It is a call to action to ensure land, the lifeline on this planet, continues to benefit present and future generations. COP15 will bring together leaders from governments, the private sector, civil society, and other key stakeholders from around the world to drive progress in the future sustainable management of one of our most precious commodities: land.

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  • The selected submissions will comprise a photo exhibit for COP15, to be displayed at the conference venue
  • Following the conclusion of COP15, the photos will be given to the host country’s government, for public display at their discretion.


  • Submissions may be made by civil society organizations (national and international), indigenous peoples’ organizations, women organizations, foundations, UN entities, and other relevant actors.

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Submission Requirements

Photo: JPG/JPEG format, 300ppi resolution, and at least 3000px on the longest side. They suggest a compression setting of 8 to 9 when saving in Photoshop or Elements and an sRGB color space.

Supporting Narrative: Complete the template on the next page for each photo and send that to the UNCCD.

Documentation: Links and other supporting documents such as project documents, reports, and news articles.

Contact Information: Your name, organization, email address and website

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Photos and the supporting narrative should be sent by April 18, 2022, to the following address. Submissions can be made in English, French, or Spanish, and the Secretariat may follow up to gather further information on each submission.



Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline18 April,2022
Open tocivil society organizations, indigenous peoples’ organizations, women organizations, foundations, UN entities, relevant actors
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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