Drought Resilience

Integrating knowledge & practice for drought resilience

Following up on the first High-level meeting on National Drought Policies in 2013, the Drought Resilience +10 Conference aims on scaling up and accelerating drought action on the ground. It will bring together countries, experts and practitioners to review progress and lessons learnt in drought management to explore and define a joint way forward towards a more drought resilient world.

Date: 30 September – 03 October 2024
        place: Geneva, SwitzerLAND

International Organizing Committee of the Drought Resilience +10 conference

March 11-15
High-Level Meeting on National Drought Policy 2013

The High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP) 

Date: 11-15 March, 2013

Place:  Geneva, Switzerland 

High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP) | World Meteorological Organization (wmo.int)

May 11
UNCCD COP-15 Drought Day

Session: Towards a High-level Meeting on Drought 2023 (HMNDP 2013+10)

Date: 11 May 2022

Place: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire


August 31
SIWI World Water Week

Session: Co-implementing Integrated Drought Management: The next decade

Date: 31 August 2022

Place: Stockholm, Sweden



February 7-10
International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG)

Consultation meeting on national drought policy and action

Date: February 2023

Place: Cabo Verde

March 22 - 24
UN 2023 Water Conference

Date: 22-24 March 2023

Place: New York, USA


April - July
Regional workshops and consultations on national drought policy Africa / Central and South America / Europe and Asia

Date: April - July 2023

Place: Zambia, Colombia, Türkiye

August 2023
SIWI World Water Week

Session: Cooperation for Drought Resilience-Integrating Practice and Knowledge

Date: 20 August, 2023

Place:  Stockholm, Sweden+

Session recording

Presentation: Cooperation for Drought Resilience - Integrating Practice and Knowledge


High Level Meeting on National Drought Policy 2024 – Knowledge, Policy, Action

Date: 30 September - 03 October,  2024

Place: Geneva, Switzerland

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