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Experts from all over the world will meet in Nairobi to discuss barriers and options for combatting marine plastic litter and microplastics.  The meeting was mandated by the third stand-alone resolution on marine litter which was adopted by the UN Environment Assembly in December 2017.  For more…

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Innovative financing has become a critical topic under the international wastewater agenda. It is common practice to consider wastewater management and sanitation an expensive and capital-intensive business. Furthermore, lack of financial investments, human and institutional capacity put additional…

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On 21 March 2018, about 15 representatives of Major Groups and Stakeholders were invited by the UN Environment Programme to come to Nairobi to discuss the follow up to the 2017 Assembly and to give early input into the 2019 session. They discussed how to follow up on the outcomes of the third UN…

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Africa is undergoing a mobility revolution. The continent is experiencing an unprecedented motorization rate spurred by high rates of urbanization and economic growth. As a result, most countries in the region are not able to plan and provide adequate transport infrastructure and services.  At the…

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Towards a Pollution Free Planet: The 2017 Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly The United Nations Environment Assembly is not only the highest authority on the Environment within the United Nations. It is also an ideal platform for bringing together different stakeholders: Governments…

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This side event will examine the human rights harms caused by all forms of pollution and the corresponding human rights obligations of duty-bearers to prevent and remedy them. The event will promote effective action to prevent and remedy pollution-related human rights harms and preserve a safe,…

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The UN Environment Assembly, the world's highest-level decision-making body on the environment, will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, from 4-6 December 2017 under the overarching theme of pollution. For more details and to register, visit the Environment Assembly website.

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This event, co-hosted by the Environment Management Group, UN Environment, WHO and UN-Habitat, will allow participants to dialogue on the importance of tackling health risks from air, water and solid waste pollution through multi-sectoral approaches, and at different geographic levels. The event…

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The Sustainable Innovation Expo is the Environment Assembly’s is the Environment Assembly’s marketplace for connecting the science to the solution. The Expo provides platform for sharing the latest on innovation and technology from both the public and private sectors, on sourcing investment and contributing to solutions to address the world’s environmental challenges. Learn more here.

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The third meeting of the Executive Board of the Special Programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level for implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), took…

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