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In follow up to the Faith for Earth dialogue, the adoption of the engagement strategy of the Council of Islamic Ministers of Environment at the Islamic Scientific, Education and cultural Organization ISESCO, and in partnership with Qatar Foundation, Qatar Quranic Botanical Garden and College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, will be gathering in Doha in a workshop to design…
In Early 2019, Faith for Earth, organized with EU-DEVCO a capacity building workshop for EU staff members on Climate Change and Religions. The workshop resulted in an agreement to hold an international conference in Brussels on the role of religions, religion leaders and Faith-Based Organizations in combating climate change.
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It aims to draw attention to the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.
Globally, around 25% of all animal and plant species are threatened with extinction. This year the International Day for Biological Diversity is targeted towards raising awareness and building momentum on the importance of biodiversity as well as global issues on biodiversity loss, in the lead up to the United Nations Biodiversity Conference.
Following the successful conclusion of the 2nd International Conference on Laudato Si that was held in Nairobi in July 2019, and to strengthen collaboration between the Vatican and UNEP, Faith for Earth, and other divisions will be contributing to the 3rd International Conference on Laudato Si to be held on 23-24 May 2020 at the Vatican. UNEP’s participation will include several interventions…
Aid for Trade Global Review 2019:Supporting Economic Diversification and Empowerment
Session 69: Aid for trade: a vehicle to build climate resilience
Date: 4 July 2019
Location: Room W, WTO, Geneva
Organizer(s): UN Environment and EU
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The Caribbean Cooling Initiative coordinated by UN Environment’s United for Efficiency partnership presented the first draft of a national strategy to transform the refrigeration and air conditioning market in the Dominican Republic, during a high-level consultation meeting in Santo Domingo with representatives of the Ministries of Environment and Natural Resources, Energy and Mines, Tourism…
Panama, 22 March 2019.- The European bank BNP Paribas and UN Environment signed a partnership to increase access of small-scale farmers to climate adaptation finance, focusing initially in two countries: Colombia and Senegal.
BNP Paribas will co-finance technical assistance to a microfinance institution in each country, with the aim of developing products and services for investment in…
The 20th American Congress on Mobility and Sports brings together executives from Latin American and Caribbean automobile clubs to address issues such as the future of mobility, clean transportation and road safety.
The program of the meeting includes the gala of the FIA Americas Awards, on July 23, in which UN Environment receives a recognition for its action on environment…