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7th and 8th Sessions of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations7th and 8th Sessions of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations (Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Outcome Document)
In September 2000, world leaders at the Millennium Summit issued the Millennium Declaration, calling for a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty. .. More »
EBAFOSC 22nd Africa Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Food Security Conference 2015 (EBAFOSC 2)
The 2nd Africa Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Food Security Conference 2015 (EBAFOSC 2) will convene on the theme “Africa’s Soil the New Frontier: Re-imagining Africa Food Security Now and into the Future under a Changing Climate.” .. More »
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6th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific6th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
The 6th Regional 3R (reduce, reuse, recycle) Forum in Asia and the Pacific will take place in Male, Maldives, from 16-19 August 2015 under the theme “3R as an Economic Industry - Next Generation 3R Solutions for a Resource-Efficient Society and Sustainable Tourism Development in Asia and the Pacific.” .. More »
WFC XIVXIV World Forestry Congress (WFC XIV) - Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future
WFC XIV will convene from 7 to 11 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa. It aims to show that investing in forestry results in investment in people, and consequently investing in sustainable development. .. More »
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36th OEWG36th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
The thirty-sixth meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG 36) of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MP) convened in Paris, France, from 20-24 July 2015. Over 440 delegates representing governments, UN agencies, MP expert panels and committees, non-governmental organizations and industry attended. .. More »
FFD33rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3)
FfD3 took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 13-16 July 2015. Over 11,000 people attended the conference, including 18 Heads of State and Government, ministers and representatives from governments, non-governmental and UN organizations, and over 400 media representatives. Eight plenaries were held, in addition to six multi-stakeholder roundtables on two themes: global partnership and the three dimensions of sustainable development; and ensuring policy coherence and an enabling environment at all levels for sustainable development. .. More »
HLPF 20152015 Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2015)
The 2015 meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) took place from 26 June - 8 July 2015, at UN Headquarters in New York. .. More »
6th Session of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations6th Session of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations (Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Outcome Document)
In September 2000, world leaders at the Millennium Summit called for a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty in the Millennium Declaration, following which the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were elaborated based on consultations among representatives of international institutions. .. More »
3rd Drafting Session of the Outcome Document of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development3rd Drafting Session of the Outcome Document of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development
The third drafting session of the outcome document of the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) took place at UN Headquarters, New York, from 15-22 June 2015, with plans to continue work on outstanding issues and convene another plenary at the end of June 2015. .. More »
Workshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface on the SDGsWorkshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface (SPI) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Workshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface (SPI) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) convened from 19-20 June 2015, in New York, US. .. More »
VEF 2015Vienna Energy Forum 2015 (VEF 2015)
The Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) 2015 themed ‘Sustainable Energy for Inclusive Development’ was held from 18-20 June 2015 at the Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria. The event brought together participants from about 60 countries, including 24 ministers, as well as high-level dignitaries and senior representatives of international and non-governmental organizations, academia, civil society and the private sector. .. More »
17th RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate Change17th RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate Change
On Thursday, 18 June 2015, the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) hosted its 17th Dialogue on Forests, Governance and Climate Change, focused on the theme of “Forest Tenure, Restoration and Green Growth,” in Washington, DC, US, in partnership with International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). .. More »
Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2015Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2015
IISD Reporting Services provided daily digital coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis from negotiations, as well as daily digital coverage, brief online reports and video coverage of select side events and workshops at the Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2015, from 1 to 11 June 2015, from Bonn, Germany. .. More »
Ramsar COP1212th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP12)
The 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP12) was held in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from 1-9 June 2015, under the theme, Wetlands for our Future. .. More »
3rd Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development3rd Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development
The 3rd Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) convened at UN Headquarters in New York, from 1-5 June 2015. Throughout the five-day session, which took place as an informal meeting of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for FfD3, delegates completed the second reading of the revised FfD3 draft outcome document, which they began during the second additional session. .. More »
48th meeting of the GEF CouncilGlobal Environment Facility (GEF) Council Consultation meeting with Civil Society Organization (CSOs), 48th meeting of the GEF Council, and 18th meeting of the Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund (LDCF/SCCF) Council
These events convened in Washington, DC, from 2-4 June 2015. .. More »
2nd Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development2nd Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development
The 2nd Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) convened at UN Headquarters in New York, from 26-29 May 2015. Throughout the four-day session, which was convened as an informal meeting of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for FfD3, delegates discussed a revised FfD3 draft outcome document, which incorporated comments offered during the First Additional Session for the Preparatory Process, which took place from 12-15 May 2015, in New York, US. .. More »
Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: CEM6 and ECPA Side EventFossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: CEM6 and ECPA Side Event
The “Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Investments in Clean and Affordable Energy” side event took place on 26 May 2015 at the Hotel Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico, immediately prior to the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial. .. More »
CEM6Clean Energy Ministerial 6 (CEM6)
The Clean Energy Ministerial 6 (CEM6) took place in Merida, Mexico from 27-28 May 2015. Around 250 participants attended the conference, including ministers and other high-level delegates from the 23 participating governments, as well as representatives from the private sector and international organizations. .. More »
Second Annual Sustainable Energy for All ForumSecond Annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum - “Financing Sustainable Energy for All”
The second Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Forum convened from 18-21 May 2015 in New York, US. Under the overarching theme of ‘Financing Sustainable Energy for All,’ the event included the first-ever Global Energy Ministerial Dialogue at the UN. .. More »
5th Session of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental NegotiationsFifth Session of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations (Follow-Up and Review)
The fifth session of intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda took place from 18-22 May 2015, at UN Headquarters in New York. .. More »
1st Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development1st Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development
The 1st Additional Session for the Preparatory Process for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) convened at UN Headquarters in New York, from 12-15 May 2015. Throughout the four-day session, delegates commented on a revised draft of the outcome document, the Addis Ababa Accord, which Co-Facilitators George Talbot, Permanent Representative of Guyana, and Geir Pedersen, Permanent Representative of Norway, had circulated prior to the session. .. More »
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