Geeta Batra (Chief Evaluation Officer and Deputy Director, GEF IEO) and Anupam Anand (Evaluation Officer, GEF IEO) presented in the following events during the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD):
- GEF Day: GEF at Rio Pavilion on Monday, 9 September 2019
- GEF Side Event: GEF-7 and Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Implementation Support: Turning Plans into Action on Wednesday, 11 September 2019
The theme of the COP was "Towards a New Generation" with a focus on achieving LDN globally. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India hosted the Conference.