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Sharks MOS2n2nd Meeting of the Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOS2)
Sharks MOS2 will be held 15-19 February 2016 in San José, Costa Rica. The Meeting will consider issues including: rules of procedure; reports from the Secretariat, the Advisory Committee and the Intersessional Working Group; proposals to amend the MOU, including its annexes, and the inclusion of new species within the MOU; the MOU’s programme of work; administrative and budget matters; national reporting; and partnerships and cooperation. .. More »
OECPR 22nd Open-ended Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (OECPR) to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
OECPR 2 will take place from 15 to 19 February 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. It will prepare the draft resolutions to be discussed and adopted at the second UN Environment Assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEA-2), taking place from 23-27 May 2016. .. More »
Sharks MOS2nStakeholder Days and 4th Session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-4)
IPBES 4 will be held from 22 to 28 February at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. .. More »
OEWG Meetings on NutritionOpen-Ended Working Group (OEWG) Meetings on Nutrition
The 42nd Committee on World Food Security (CFS), established an Open-Ended Working Group on nutrition (OEWG) to consider CFS’ role in advancing nutrition. The OEWG on nutrition has met on 14 January and will convene again on 24 February and 29 April 2016. The OEWG will report to CFS 43 in October 2016 and CFS 44 in October 2017. .. More »
OEWG on SDGsOpen-Ended Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals of the Committee on World Food Security
The OEWG on SDGs was created by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) at its 42nd session, with the task to discuss how CFS can put the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs at the center of its work. .. More »
Follow-Up to the HLF on Connecting Smallholders to MarketsFollow-Up to the High-Level Forum (HLF) on Connecting Smallholders to Markets
Convened as a ‘one-off Open-Ended Working Group,’ this meeting will finalize the outcomes of the HLF on Connecting Smallholders to Markets in June 2015, with a view to presenting concrete recommendations for policy makers to CFS 43 for endorsement. .. More »
OEWG Meetings on NutritionCommittee on World Food Security (CFS) Forum on Urbanization, Rural Transformation and Implications for Food Security and Nutrition
The CFS Forum on Urbanization, Rural Transformation and Implications for Food Security and Nutrition will take place on 14 October 2016, in Rome, Italy. .. More »
OEWG Meetings on Nutrition43rd Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 43)
CFS 43 is expected to address a series of items arising from its Multi-year Programme of Work, also considered by intersessional open-ended working groups and events, including on: nutrition; engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); connecting smallholder farmers to markets; urbanization, rural transformation and implications for food security and nutrition; and monitoring. .. More »
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CITES SC6666th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
CITES SC66 met in Geneva, Switzerland, from 11-15 January 2016. .. More »
Paris Climate Change Conference - November 2015IISD Reporting Services Coverage of UNFCCC COP21/CMP11 - Paris Climate Change Conference - November 2015
The Paris Climate Change Conference convened from 29 November to 13 December 2015, in Paris, France. It included the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 11th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 11). Three subsidiary bodies (SBs) also met, the 43rd sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 43) and the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 43), and the 12th part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2-12). .. More »
Africa Pavilion at COP 21Africa Pavilion at COP 21
The Africa Pavilion took place from 30 November to 11 December 2015, during the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which was held in Paris, France. .. More »
Pavillon Africain à la COP21Pavillon Africain à la COP21
La manifestation Pavillon Africain aura lieu du 30 novembre au 11 décembre 2015, en marge de la 21e session de la Conférence des Parties (COP 21) à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC) qui se tiendra à Paris, en France. .. More »
2015 Equator Prize Awards Ceremony2015 Equator Prize Awards Ceremony
Th​e ​Equator Prize ​2015​ was held on Monday, 7 December 2015, in Paris, France. This round of the Equator Prize was awarded to outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty, protect nature and strengthen resilience in the face of climate change. .. More »
7th CCAC High Level Assembly7th High-Level Assembly of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)
The 7th High Level Assembly (HLA) of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) took place on 8 December 2015 in Paris, France, on the margins of the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). .. More »
District Energy and Efficient Buildings EventDistrict Energy and Buildings Efficiency Event
This event, moderated by Clay Nesler, Johnson Controls, discussed perspectives on district energy and building efficiency initiatives from different cities, institutions and countries. Stana Božović, State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Serbia, spoke on different strategies to raise efficiency within her country, including district energy systems and other cost effective measures in public and private buildings. .. More »
UNEP/SEAN-CC Lead: Climate Knowledge Networks and PartnershipsUNEP/SEAN-CC Lead: Climate Knowledge Networks and Partnerships
This session was chaired by Mozaharul Alam, UNEP, and moderated by Jérôme Malavelle, UNEP. Emira Fida, UNEP, introduced the event, noting UNEP’s work on climate change responds to country needs as they transition into low-carbon development pathways. Madeleine Sarr, Senegal, described UNEP’s support to her country’s preparation of its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). .. More »
ITTC-5151st Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees (ITTC-51)
The 41st Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) and the Associated Sessions of the four Committees (Finance and Administration; Economic Information and Market Intelligence; Forest Industry; and Reforestation and Forest Management) took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 16 to 21 November 2015. .. More »
7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the UN Economic Commission for Europe’s (UNECE) Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
The 7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention was held from 17 to 19 November 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. .. More »
IECEC-22nd INTERPOL–UNEP International Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference (IECEC-2)
The 2nd INTERPOL–UNEP International Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference (IECEC-2) took place from 16-17 November 2015 in Singapore. .. More »
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