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In a rapidly changing world, how can countries ensure that trade continues to contribute to jobs, growth and sustainable development, particularly in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals under the 2030 Agenda? How can trade and efforts to address environmental problems complement one…

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First Global Meeting The objectives of the meeting are: (i) to provide an opportunity to national focal points and other stakeholders to comment on the draft final assessment of Montevideo Porgramme IV; and (ii) to discuss possible elements of a new programme in the area of environmental law for a…

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This Executive Webinar introduces key environmental considerations related to oil and gas exploration and production. The 90-minute webinar is aimed at practitioners in the oil and gas sector including policymakers, civil society, academia and the public.There willl be live discussion with oil and…

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16 Jul 2018Conference

Please register here.   Background Fish and seafood is one of the most traded food commodities in the world. Some 38 per cent of world production enters international trade, of which more than half originates in developing countries. Global exports reached 153 US$ billion in 2017, slightly up…

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The Environment Management Group would like to invite you to the first of the 2018 Nexus Dialogue Series on Biodiversity Mainstreaming in the context of Human Security and Well-being, which will take place at the International Environment House II in Geneva on May 2-3, 2018. This Nexus Dialogue…

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Description: The transition towards a more digital world and a growing information society and economy offer unprecedented opportunities for sustainable development. At the same time, they contribute to the growth of the global consumption of electrical and electronic equipment, and – consequently…

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On 19 September 2017, during the UN General Assembly’s high-level week, France launched the Global Pact for the Environment initiative. The Global Pact would build upon, among others, the Stockholm declaration, the Rio declaration, Rio +20, the Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda adopted…

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UN Environment is delighted to launch its Environmental Rights Initiative during the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva! The Environmental Rights Initiative represents the next phase of UN Environment’s work on human rights and the environment. It will bring environmental protection nearer to the people by helping them to better understand their rights and how to defend them;…

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The High-level discussion "Celebrating 25 years of CBD and its aim to tackle the increasing global biodiversity crisis" will take place at Geneva's International Environment House on 2 March 2018. The fourteenth Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 2018 in Egypt…

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The eighth edition of UN Environment’s Emissions Gap report will be launched at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 31 October. The report tracks the policy commitments made by countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and analyses how these policies will translate into emissions reductions through 2030, clearly outlining the emissions gap and what it would take to bridge it. The event on 31…

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