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ITPGRFA GB66th Session of the Governing Body (GB6) of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resource for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)
ITPGRFA GB6 is being held from 5 to 9 October 2015 at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. .. More »
MOS22nd Meeting of Signatories to the Raptors MOU (MOS2)
The 2nd Meeting of Signatories to the UN Environment Programme/ Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia is being held from 5 to 8 October 2015 in Trondheim, Norway. .. More »
IPCC-4242nd Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-42)
IPCC-42 is expected to consider adjustments to the budgets for 2015-2018, hear reports on IPCC activities since IPCC-41, address procedural matters, and elect a new bureau, including a new IPCC Chair, Vice-Chairs, Working Group and Task Force Bureau Co-Chairs, and Working Group Vice-Chairs. .. More »
Our Ocean Conference 2015Our Ocean Conference 2015
The 2nd Our Oceans Conference is taking place in Valparaiso, Chile, from 5 to 6 October 2015. .. More »
EOE-2015Eye on Earth Summit 2015 - Convene, Converge, Collaborate
Following an inaugural Summit in 2011, the second Eye on Earth Summit aims to identify solutions for greater access to and sharing of data, in order to provide policymakers with timely, actionable information for critical decisions to implement the post-2015 development agenda. .. More »
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UNCCD COP1212th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 12)
UNCCD COP 12 will convene in Ankara, Turkey, from 12-23 October 2015. Delegates from the UNCCD’s 195 Parties will discuss agenda items and develop decisions on issues related to desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD), including how to pursue the target to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) and how to align the UNCCD’s goals and Parties’ action programmes with the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). .. More »
GEF 49th Council MeetingGlobal Environment Facility (GEF) Council Consultation Meeting with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), GEF 49th Council Meeting and 19th Meeting of the Council for the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF)
The 49th meeting of the GEF Council will convene in Washington, DC, US. .. More »
7th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe and Extraordinary Ministerial Conference7th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe and Extraordinary Ministerial Conference
FOREST EUROPE will hold two Ministerial-level meetings back-to-back in Madrid, Spain in October 2015. .. More »
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ICCM44th Session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4)
ICCM4 took place from 28 September to 2 October 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. .. More »
ICCA2015International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2015) - Local Governments Driving Transformation
ICCA2015 was held in Hannover, Germany, from 1 to 2 October 2015. .. More »
2015 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit2015 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit
This Summit Summit was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 29 to 30 September 2015. .. More »
United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015
The UN Sustainable Development Summit, which adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, took place from 25-27 September 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. .. More »
WFC XIVXIV World Forestry Congress (WFC XIV) - Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future
WFC XIV was held from 7 to 11 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa. The last day of WFC XIV commenced with four parallel roundtable sessions during which participants considered the way forward on: forest information; building momentum for community-based forestry, and forest and farm organizations, which included the launch of the FAO-We Effect partnership; the youth; and forest and landscape restoration. .. More »
Montevideo Programme IVMeeting of Senior Government Officials Expert in Environmental Law on the Midterm Review of the 4th Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme IV)
This meeting took place from 7 to 11 September 2015, in Montevideo, Uruguay. The fourth Montevideo Programme was adopted in 2009 to be the guiding framework for UNEP’s engagement in the field of environmental law for the period 2010-2019. .. More »
WFC XIVCCAC Working Group Meeting
The Working Group of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) met in Paris, France, from 8 to 9 September to review and further elaborate on the Five-Year Strategic Plan, whose framework was endorsed by the sixth CCAC High-Level Assembly in May 2015. .. More »
ADP 2-10Bonn Climate Change Conference - August 2015
The 10th part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2-10) took place in Bonn, Germany, from 31 August to 4 September 2015. .. More »
CITES AC2828th Meeting of the Animals Committee (AC28) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
CITES AC28 convened from 30 August to 3 September 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel. .. More »
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 is taking place in Male, Maldives, from 16 to 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 »
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) convened on the theme “Africa’s Soil the New Frontier: Re-imagining Africa Food Security Now and into the Future under a Changing Climate.” .. More »
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 »
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