Bonn, Germany, April 11 -- The first intersessional meeting of the COP 13 Bureau was held in Bonn, Germany on April 11, 2018. Mr. Wu Zhimin, Director General of the Department of International Cooperation, State Administration of Forestry and Grassland of China chaired the meeting.

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The meeting reviewed the progress towards implementing decisions taken at the UNCCD COP13 in Ordos, China. And the next COP 13 Bureau meeting is scheduled to take place in February 2019 in the People’s Republic of China.

After the meeting, Mr.Wu also had a discussion with UNCCD Executive Secretary Ms. Monique Barbut. They both agreed to use South-South Cooperation Fund to promote cooperation on desertification control, and strengthen capacity building on desertification control for developing economies.

By Xin Shuyu

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