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Event title: Accelerating Transformation to Achieve the 2030 Agenda: Nature-Based Solutions for People and Planet
When: Wednesday 15 July 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (New York time EDT)
About: The event will showcase accelerated transformative actions to promote human well-being, tackling climate change, and restoring nature. Participants will cast light on the SDGs targets related…
Date: Thursday, 15 July 2020
Time: 13:00 (Brasilia, Brazil) | 11:00 (Mexico City, Mexico) | 10:00 (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Participation: Register here.
The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) are pleased to invite you to the launching of the GlobalABC Regional Roadmap for Buildings and Construction in Latin…
What: Global Opportunities for SDG’s GO4SDGs side event
Event title: Recovering Better: Global Opportunities for Jumpstarting the Real Economy
When: Thursday 16 July 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM (New York time EDT)
About: The event will focus on how supporting real economy actors, like small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), can be an integral part of green recovery efforts…
On 16 July (8-9:15am EDT/2-3:15pm CEST), join SEED and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the HLPF 2020 side event, Recovering better: Global Opportunities for Jumpstarting the Real Economy, supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) and the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP).
On 26 May 2020, UNEP together with partners IOC-UNESCO and the two Regional Seas under the Cartagena and Abidjan Conventions started a webinar series to highlight key scientific, societal and ecological challenges, responses to prevent impacts and trans-disciplinary and trans-institution collaboration around sargassum in the context of the Caribbean and West African seas.
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
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…
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…
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
Click here for further information about the Aid for Trade Global Review.
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