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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…
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 11th Annual Meeting of the United Nations Strategic Planning Network will be held in Nairobi, Kenya at the Tribe Hotel on the 2nd & 3rd December and at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) on the 4th December 2019.
Themed “Advancing Strategic Planning in the UN Reform Context”, the meeting aims to bring together a range of UN Agencies to facilitate knowledge sharing and…
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…
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.
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…
The inaugural MISK-SGEY Youth Forum aims to support young people to lead the way in transforming the purpose of business, by growing the number of global entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs (entrepreneurship within an existing organization) for good.
The UN Youth Climate Summit is a platform for young leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations, and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time. This event will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’…