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Illustration © Spencer Wilson.

The Rio Conventions Calendar is produced to highlight the synergies between the three
Conventions created at the 1992 Earth Summit, the UNFCCC, the UNCCD and the CBD.
The synergy approach results from the evident need to strengthen and address the current
challenges posed by the intricate relationships of climate change, biological diversity, drought
and desertifcation on the social, economic and environmental fronts.

The 2014 Rio Conventions Calendar highlights the challenges and opportunities faced by
Small Island States in the coming decades. Rich in culture, biodiversity and innovation,
they are also at the frontline of climate change, land degradation and the loss of precious

ou can pick up a copy of the 2014 Calendar inside the COP19 Conference venue.
The new design will be presented to UNFCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres
Yon Thursday 14 November.

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