The Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum is a unique opportunity for civil society organizations to engage on the agenda of the 2017 UN Environment Assembly. Self-organized by Major Groups and Stakeholders accredited to UN Environment, this multi-stakeholder Forum is open to the participation of accredited and non-accredited civil society organizations, the private sector and Member States. The Forum will allow Major Groups and Stakeholders the opportunity to coordinate their input into both the Open-ended Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (29 November – 1 December 2017) and the Assembly itself. More information is available here.
5 December 2017 – Chinese Minister for Environmental Protection Li Ganjie signed a strategic cooperation agreement with UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim.