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Event title: Engaging Industry in achieving SDG14 through the Global Partnership on Marine Litter
When: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (New York time EDT)
What: 42nd meeting of the Open-ended Working Group
When & Where: 14-16 July 2020 - online sessions
Nairobi, 13 July 2020 – From 14 to 16 July 2020, parties and other…
When: Wednesday 15 July 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (New York time EDT)
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) was scheduled to take place on 23 to 27 March 2020 in Bucharest, Romania.
For more information, please refer to the IP4 website. Please follow SAICM on twitter @…
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 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
13:30- 15:30 Geneva time International Environment House 1, Geneva, Room TBD
The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint/Lead Paint Alliance Advisory Council meets twice a year. The first 2019 Advisory Council meeting was held in May.
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…
From 20 to 26 October 2019 the international lead poisoning prevention week of action will take place, with a particular focus on eliminating lead paint. Lead poisoning is preventable, yet the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has estimated that in 2017 lead exposure accounted for 1.06 million deaths and 24.4 million years lost to disability and death due to long-term effects on…
This year’s Champions of the Earth and Young Champions of the Earth award ceremony was held during the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly Week on 26 September 2019, in New York.
See 2019 Champion of the Earth winners here
See 2019 Young Champions of the Earth winners here
About the award
Champions of the Earth is the United Nations’ flagship global…
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…