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This training is organized in the context of acquiring a better understanding of the integration among “Water-Energy-Food” (WEF) Nexus that are essential for human well-being, poverty alleviation and achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Projection in Africa indicates that by 2030 its population will increase and reach to more than…
In 1970 the first Earth Day ushered in a new environmental consciousness and a wave of environmental laws. 50 years later we are fighting to protect our climate and our future. Many leaders on the front lines can be found in religious and indigenous communities.
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Faith for Earth is partnering with the Parliament of World’s religions on this global…
Updated on 7 April 2020: Conference postponed
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.
The IP4 meeting has been postponed. More information to follow.
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.
The meeting will be held at the Palace of Parliament Strada Izvor, nr. 2-4, Bucharest (Romanian…
During 28-30 January 2020 UN Environment Programme/Chemicals and Health Branch in collaboration with Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat offered technical support in delivering the Regional Training Workshop on Stockholm Convention Reporting, organized in Port of Spain by the Basel Convention Regional Centre for the Caribbean Region in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Inter-Agency Joint Plan of Action (IAPoA) for achieving the trade related targets of SDG 14, UNCTAD-FAO-UNEP
Side-Event to the FAO Sub-Committee on Fish Trade
Hotel Bahía de Vigo, Vigo, Spain,
28 November 2019, 14:45 – 15:30
Together with the support and guidance from Member States, the three agencies: UNCTAD, FAO and UNEP are presenting a draft SDG…
The third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) will be take place from 25 to 29 November 2019 at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.
Meeting documents and information on registration, credentials, events and exhibitions are available on the Minamata Convention website
Trading mercury interactive
Do you want to make lifestyles more sustainable in Asia and the Pacific?
We are looking for early stage start-ups that make sustainable goods and services more readily available. From low carbon mobility options, to products that reduce plastic waste, to solutions that reduce the carbon footprints of our lifestyles – pitch your solution to us for the chance to win $10…
The 2019 Intersessional Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean will gather authorities of 33 countries, in Bridgetown, Barbados, to address the most pressing environmental issues of the region.
Representatives will follow up on the decisions approved during the XXI meeting of the Forum, which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from…
The Europe Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is offering the chance for talented and creative artists to put their art at the service of the environment and showcase their work to an international audience.
Comic strip artists, designers, photographers and all other artists, both professional and amateur, are invited to submit work that celebrates the…
On the occasion of the launch of the report of the Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment’s to the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, please join us at an event to discuss its findings and other measures that can be taken to address, amongst others, society’s addiction to fossil fuels; accelerating mitigation actions; enhancing adaptation to protect vulnerable people; and…
The purpose of the Lead Paint Project Sub-Regional Workshop in Central Asia and Eastern Europe is to assist countries in developing national approaches and also possibly consider regional and cooperative approaches as needed in follow up to the GEF Lead Paint Project Regional Workshop in Almaty. Through its work with the Standards Working Group, the department of commerce would help ensure…
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,…