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Virtual Regional Consultations (Africa) for the implementation of the United Nations Environment Assembly Resolution 4/19 on Mineral Resource Governance will take place from July to September 2020.
The consultations will obtain feedback on the governance of extractive industries. More specifically, and as requested by the UNEA-4 resolution, the consultations will identify best practices…
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)
About: This event will convene a wide range of industrial sectors and actors to highlight the need for accelerated action to protect the sustainability of the oceans. Participants will also and demonstrate industry…
What: 42nd meeting of the Open-ended Working Group
Who: Government officials, experts and other stakeholders from the 198 parties to the Montreal Protocol
When & Where: 14-16 July 2020 - online sessions
Nairobi, 13 July 2020 – From 14 to 16 July 2020, parties and other…
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…
This online dialogue is first in a series organized under UNEP’s COVID-19 response, “Working with the environment to protect people" that identifies four main responses:The medical and humanitarian emergency phase A transformational change for nature and people Investing to build back better Modernizing global environmental governance
This online dialogue falls under the first…
UNEP Regional Office in Latin America and the Caribbean has produced the series of policy briefs Articulating social and environmental policy for post-COVID-19 recovery.
The briefs include recommendations to build back better in the region, while leaving no one behind, and outlines how UNEP can support the countries in the region during the different stages of the COVID-19 response.…
How do crises and economic downturns impact women?
Why do we need gender disaggregated data?
How does gender equality and women's empowerment support sustainability and resilience?
How can we promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the COVID recovery? What could happen if we fail?
On 26 May (3pm CEST), experts from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI…
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
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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