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With the planet heading towards a mass extinction, biodiversity needs to be at the forefront of global discussions. As the first of its kind, this forum will produce a platform for exchange, it aims to redefine and set the agenda for biodiversity as a focal point over the next 10 years in current themes and topics across sectors.
This event, themed on “sustaining all life on earth”, will celebrate wildlife as a component of biodiversity in its many beautiful and varied forms, raise awareness of the multitude of benefits of wildlife to people, the threats it is facing, and the urgent need for governments, civil society, private sector and individuals to add their voices and take actions to help conserve wildlife and…
With the theme ‘Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity’ this science-policy meeting aims to fill critical knowledge gaps and promote discussion among policy makers, food producers scientists and other stakeholders to live in harmony with nature through the sustainable use of soil biodiversity.
The fourth meeting of the intersessional process considering the Strategic Approach and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 (IP4) is scheduled to take place on 23 to 27 March 2020 in Bucharest, Romania.
All participants are strongly encouraged to pre-register by Monday March 16 in order to accelerate the on-site registration and badge issuance at the online…
The first Global Meeting of National Focal Points of the Montevideo Programme V (the Montevideo Programme V meeting) is being organized pursuant to resolution 4/20 of the UN Environment Assembly that adopted the Montevideo Programme. Participants will provide guidance to UNEP on relevant institutional and implementation arrangements for the programme, together with identifying needs and…
UN Environment is working with UNCTAD and other partners to make trade work for sustainable development. This first UN Trade and SDGs Forum is a platform to discuss, connect, and advance this goal.
Trade has been identified by the 2030 Agenda as a key tool for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Also, trade affects the climate in multiple ways. At the same,…
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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On 30 April at 13:00 Geneva time, UN Environment will be hosting a webinar on Environmental Impact Assessments (register here). This Executive Webinar introduces the goals and structure of environmental impact assessments (EIAs) for upstream oil and gas activities, identifying and describing the potential impacts to the environment and socio-economic setting, relevant mitigation and monitoring…