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Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016
This conference convenes from 16 to 26 May 2016 at the World Conference Center Bonn, in Bonn, Germany. The meeting comprises the 44th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 44) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 44), as well as the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1). .. More »
Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016Video Coverage of Selected Side Events at the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016
IISD Reporting Services is producing video coverage at side events from the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016. .. More »
UNEA-216th Global Major Groups and Stakeholder Forumm (GMGSF) and 2nd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
GMGSF 2016 convened from 21 to 22 May 2016. UNEA-2 is taking place from 23 to 27 May 2016 at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. .. More »
UNEA-2Video Coverage at UNEA-2 - Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
IISD Reporting Services is producing daily videos at UNEA-2 from 23 to 27 May 2016 from Nairobi, Kenya. .. More »
UN Fish Stocks Agreement Review ConferenceReview Conference on the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks
This meeting will convene from 23 to 27 May 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York. .. More »
Upcoming Coverage
OEWG.1010th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention (OEWG.10)
OEWG.10 will convene from 30 May to 2 June 2016 at the Headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya. .. More »
8th Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity8th Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity
This meeting will take place from 31 May to 3 June 2016 in Trondheim, Norway. The meeting will focus on the interlinkages between biodiversity and agriculture to develop food systems for a sustainable future, an essential discussion towards reaching the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). .. More »
CEM77th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7)
CEM7 will meet in San Francisco, California, US, with a focus on advancing clean energy policies and technologies. Energy ministers and other high-level delegates from over 20 countries and the European Commission will come together for the first major meeting of energy leaders since the Paris Agreement on climate change was reached in December 2015. .. More »
Inaugural MI MinisterialInaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial
The Inaugural MI Ministerial will take place in San Francisco, California, US, from 1 to 2 June 2016, in conjunction with the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7). .. More »
Habitat III Informal Hearings with StakeholdersHabitat III Informal Hearings with Stakeholders
The event was mandated by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in December 2015 (A/RES/70/210), which invites Stakeholders to exchange views with countries on the zero draft of the Habitat III outcome document during “informal hearings.” .. More »
50th GEF Council MeetingGlobal Environment Facility (GEF) Council Consultation Meeting with Civil Society Organization (CSOs), 50th GEF Council Meeting and 20th Meeting of the Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund (LDCF/SCCF) Council
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council is the GEF’s main decision-making body. .. More »
OEWG Meetings on Nutrition43rd Committee on Food Security (CFS 43) and Related Meetings
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 »
8th EfE Ministerial Conference8th Environment for Europe (EfE) Ministerial Conference - Greener, Cleaner, Smarter!
This conference will convene in Batumi, Georgia, from 8 to 10 June 2016. The Environment for Europe process and its Ministerial Conferences provide a high-level platform for stakeholders to discuss, agree and partner in addressing environmental priorities across the 56 countries of the UN Economic Commission for Europe region. .. More »
ICP-1717th Meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (ICP-17) - Marine Debris, Plastics and Micro-plastics
ICP-17 will take place from 13-17 June 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York. .. More »
HLPF 20162016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2016) - Ensuring that No One is Left Behind
HLPF 2016 will take place from 11 to 14 July 2016 at UN Headquarters, New York. The HLPF is the central UN platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted at the UN Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015. .. More »
51st GEF Council MeetingGlobal Environment Facility (GEF) Council Consultation Meeting with Civil Society Organization (CSOs), 51st GEF Council Meeting and 21st Meeting of the Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund (LDCF/SCCF) Council
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council is the GEF’s main decision-making body. .. More »
Recent Coverage
2nd AEEP Stakeholder Forum2nd Stakeholder Forum of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) - Business and Science: Leading the Way to Sustainable Energy
Held every three years as a high-level event, the Stakeholder Forum is one of the key strategic dialogue events organized by the AEEP. The Forum is co-organized by the AEEP, the Italian Government, the African Union Commission and the European Commission. .. More »
Habitat III Informal Hearings with Local AuthoritiesHabitat III Informal Hearings with Local Authorities
This event took take place from 16 to 17 May 2016 as part of the preparatory process for the Habitat III Conference taking place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17-20 October 2016. .. More »
SBSTTA 20 | SBI 120th Meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and 1st Meeting of the CBD Subsidiary Body on Implementation
The 20th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice was held from 25 to 30 April 2016 in Montreal, Canada. .. More »
Jump-starting the SDGs in GermanyJump-starting the SDGs in Germany: Natural Resources and Sustainable Consumption and Production
This conference is taking place from 2 to 4 May 2016 at Andel’s Hotel, in Berlin, Germany. .. More »
Habitat III Open-Ended Informal Consultative MeetingsHabitat III Open-Ended Informal Consultative Meetings
These meetings took place from 25 to 29 April 2016 as part of the preparatory process for the Habitat III Conference taking place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 to 20 October 2016. .. More »
3rd Session of the CFS OEWG on Nutrition3rd Meeting of the Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
This meeting was held on 29 April 2016, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), in Rome, Italy. .. More »
Informal Consultation on Connecting Smallholders to MarketsInformal Consultation on the Zero Draft of Recommendations on Connecting Smallholders to Markets
This meeting took place on 28 April 2016 at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), in Rome, Italy, in preparation for the one-off Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) taking place from 8-9 June 2016. .. More »
AHEG11st Meeting Ad hoc Expert Group (AHEG1) on the Development of Proposals on Matters Referred to in Paragraph 44 of ECOSOC Resolution 2015/33
AHEG1 was held from 25 to 27 April 2016 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. .. .. More »
1st CFS OEWG on SDGs3rd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
This meeting was held on 27 April 2016, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), in Rome, Italy. .. More »
Paris Agreement Signing CeremonyParis Climate Agreement Signing Ceremony
On Friday, 22 April 2016, the signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change took place at the UN Headquarters. Following an opening ceremony, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement, the largest number of countries to ever sign a multilateral agreement on the day on which it opens for signature. .. More »
High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the SDGsHigh Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
In September 2015, world leaders at Sustainable Development Summit adopted a new sustainable development agenda for the next fifteen year: “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” .. More »
IPCC-4343rd Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-43)
IPCC-43 convened at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya, from 11 to 13 April 2016. .. More »
BBNJ PrepCom 11st Session of the Preparatory Committee Established by the UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 “Development of an International Legally Binding Instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction”
This meeting took place from 28 March to 8 April 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York. .. More »
37th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol37th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
This meeting was held from 4 to 8 April 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. In accordance with the adoption of the Dubai pathway on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), it will consider, inter alia, the feasibility and ways of managing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and the proposed amendments to the Protocol. .. More »
GCARD33rd Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) - No One Left Behind: Agri–food Innovation and Research for a Sustainable World
GCARD3 convened at the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg, South Africa from 5 to 8 April 2016. More than 500 participants from 83 countries gathered to address the overall theme of ‘No One Left Behind: Agri-food Innovation and Research for a Sustainable World.’ .. More »
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