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For more than a year, the governments of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean with the accompaniment of a regional technical group composed of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the World Food Programme (WFP), carried…
When: 15:00 - 17:00 Nairobi (GMT+3)
The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen was established to facilitate the implementation of resolutions 4/14 and 5/2 on “Sustainable nitrogen management”. The second meeting of the working group will be held online on 17 January 2023.
Focal points to the working group are invited to register by 13 January 2023 via: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/…
Date: Tuesday, 17 January 2023 Time: 10:00-11:00 EST / 16:00-17:00 CET / 18:00-19:00 EAT
Platform: Zoom (register here) Languages: English Contribution to: UrbanShift
Urban nature-based solutions (NbS) can contribute to the achievement of multiple Sustainable Development Goals, such as climate adaptation and mitigation;…
Building Sustainability and Circularity in the Textile Value Chain
The textile industry is one of global importance, and one of the largest contributors to the climate and ecological crisis and facilitated by an underpaid workforce facing discrimination, unsafe working conditions and harassment. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) works on providing strategic leadership and…
On January 24th 2023 (14:00 - 16:00 CEST) the United Nations Environment Programme will host the third of a series of webinars on the work being carried out to establish a Science-Policy panel on Chemicals, Waste and Prevention of Pollution Prevention and the processes of the associated ad hoc open-ended working group (OEWG).
UNEA Resolution 5/8 decided that a…
The resumed first session of the ad hoc open-ended working group (OEWG) on a science-policy panel to contribute further to the sound management of chemicals and waste and to prevent pollution will take place in Bangkok, from 30 January to 3 February 2023.
Register here (please note extended deadline of 20 January 2023 for non-funded participants)
In its resolution 5/8, the…
When: 2 February 2023
Theme: Wetland Restoration
Official website: https://www.worldwetlandsday.org
World Wetlands Day is celebrated each year on 2 February to raise awareness about wetlands. This day also marks the anniversary of the Convention on Wetlands, which was adopted as an international treaty in 1971.
Nearly 90% of the world’s wetlands have been degraded…
What: Threading your way out of the policy tangle: coordination for a sustainable and circular textile value chain
Side-event of the 9th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector.
When: Wednesday 15th February 2023, 13.00- 14.00 CET
Organisers: United Nations Environment Programme and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and…
When: 22-24 March 2023
Where: New York, USA
More info: https://sdgs.un.org/conferences/water2023
Billions of people worldwide still live without safely managed drinking water and sanitation, even though access to both services has long been defined as a human right. Water and poverty are closely linked. Without water, there is no development, and without development, it is…
Trade plays a significant role in fueling economic growth and development. While increasing evidence associates trade with negative impacts on biodiversity and people, in an economy with over 50% of the global GDP dependent upon nature, trade can and should also be part of the solution to protect and restore nature and promote sustainable development.
Responding to advance solutions…
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