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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…

Categorized Under: Kenya

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…

Categorized Under: Switzerland

The 2nd Global Adaptation Network Forum addresses some of the most pressing challenges for climate change adaptation. It provides an opportunity for decision makers, policy experts and practitioners to share knowledge and experiences on how to address these challenges.  See the full Forum…

Categorized Under: The United Arab Emirates

The Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge aims to mobilize and support young people with business ideas on how to foster energy-efficient, low-waste and low-carbon lifestyles.  12 winners each receive a US$10,000 to support their business venture focusing on one of three different categories…

Categorized Under: Thailand

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…

Categorized Under: Kenya

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…

Categorized Under: Switzerland

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;…

Categorized Under: Switzerland

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…

Categorized Under: Switzerland

20 Feb 2018CPR Meetings

Time: 10:00 AM TO 1 :00 PM AND 2:30 PM TO 5:30 PM Venue: Conference Room 1 Chaired by H.E. Mr. John Moreti, High Commissioner and Permanent Representative of Botswana Pre-meeting Resources Revised Provisional and Annotated Agenda   uploaded on: 13, February 2018 Draft report of the third meeting of…

The highly anticipated and final author’s meeting of the sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook was held at the Regent Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore from 19-23 February 2018. The meeting was co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of Singapore and UN Environment.…

Categorized Under: Singapore