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CRC-10 & POPRC-10Tenth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-10) to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and Tenth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutant Review Committee (POPRC-10) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
On Thursday, 30 October 2014, POPRC-10 convened for its final day. .. More »
GEF Council Consultation meeting with CSOs, 47th GEF Council Meeting, and 17th LDCF/SCCF Council MeetingGlobal Environment Facility (GEF) Council Consultation meeting with Civil Society Organization (CSOs), Forty-seventh meeting of the GEF Council, and 17th meeting of the Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund (LDCF/SCCF) Council
On the third and final day of the 47th meeting of the GEF Council, Council Members met in Executive Session to consider the Report of the Selection and Review Committee, and agreed on dates for the next three sessions of the Council: 2-4 June 2015, 20-22 October 2015, and 7-9 June 2016. .. More »
IPCC-40Fortieth session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-40)
On Thursday, the 40th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-40) continued to meet throughout the day and evening in Copenhagen, Denmark, to consider and finalize the Synthesis Report (SYR), which integrates the findings from the three Working Group reports that together comprise the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). .. More »
Workshop on International Arrangement on Forests beyond 2015Workshop on International Arrangement on Forests beyond 2015 - “A Country-Led Initiative in Support of the UN Forum on Forests”
On the second day of the Workshop on the International Arrangement on Forests (IAF) beyond 2015, being held in Beijing, China, participants met in plenary sessions and breakout groups to discuss elements of a future IAF. .. More »
Sixteenth RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate ChangeSixteenth Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate Change – “Investments, Communities and Climate Change – Risks and Opportunities”
This Dialogue, hosted by RRI, will bring together key stakeholders to assess the opportunities and challenges related to access, use and ownership of land and resources in the context of efforts to mitigate climate change and reduce carbon emissions, such as those under REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, a mechanism under negotiation by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change). .. More »
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Mercury INC 6Sixth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Mercury (INC 6)
This session will be held at the UN Economic and Social Commission (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand, from 3-7 November 2014. Regional consultations will be held on 2 November. INC 6 will prepare for the entry into force of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and also address issues that will be decided upon by the Conference of Parties at its first meeting. .. More »
ITTC 50Fiftieth Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) and Associated Sessions of the Four Committees
These events will be held from 3-8 November 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. .. More »
CMS COP11Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP11) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)
This meeting will convene in Quito, Ecuador, from 4-9 November 2014. The COP is the CMS decision-making body. .. More »
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ADP 2-6Bonn Climate Change Conference - October 2014
On Saturday, 25 October 2014, the contact group on ADP item 3 addressed workstream 1, with a focus on mitigation, cycle and other issues. During the contact group, SBSTA Chair Emmanuel Dlamini, Swaziland, provided an update on the 2013-2015 review. .. More »
African Mountains Regional ForumAfrican Mountains Regional Forum - “Towards a Shared Mountain Agenda for Africa”
This forum convened in Arusha, Tanzania, from 22-24 October 2014. The meeting was organized by the Albertine Rift Conservation Society and the Africa Mountain Partnership Champions Committee, in partnership with the East African Community, the UN Environment Programme, the Austrian Development Cooperation, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The meeting brought together over 100 participants representing, inter alia, government, academia, research institutions, intergovernmental organizations and civil society. .. More »
CBD COP 12 & NP COP/MOP 1Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12) and First Meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (NP COP/MOP 1)
CBD COP 12 convened concurrently with NP COP/MOP 1 from 6-17 October 2014, in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, gathering over 3,000 delegates. .. More »
Seventy-fifth Session of the UNECE’s CHLMSeventy-fifth Session of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Committee on Housing and Land Management (CHLM)
This event convened at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 8-9 October 2014. More than 160 participants attended the meeting, including representatives from 41 UNECE Member States and one observer country, as well as representatives from non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations, academia and the private sector. .. More »
CBD COP-MOP 7Seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 7)
On Friday, Working Group I convened in the morning to finalize the decision on socio-economic considerations and adopt the group’s report. Working Group II also reconvened briefly to adopt its report. .. More »
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