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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 »
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 »
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 is being held from 25 to 30 April 2016 in Montreal, Canada. .. 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 »
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Jump-starting the SDGs in GermanyJump-starting the SDGs in Germany: Natural Resources and Sustainable Consumption and Production
This conference will meet from 2 to 4 May 2016 at Andel’s Hotel, in Berlin, Germany. .. More »
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
INC 77th session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Mercury (INC 7)
INC 7 was held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center in Jordan from 10-15 March 2016. Following regional group consultations and technical briefings on Wednesday, 9 March, delegates resumed negotiations on work to prepare for entry into force of the Minamata Convention and the first meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP1). .. More »
Symposium and Workshop on SDGs ImplementationSymposium on Global and National Perspectives on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Workshop on National Perspectives on Implementation of the SDGs
This event was organized by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Malaysia Chapter, SDSN Japan, and the UN University Institute for the Advanced study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS). .. More »
IPBES-4Stakeholder Days and 4th Session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-4)
IPBES 4 was held from 20 to 28 February at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. .. More »
2nd CFS OEWG on Nutrition2nd Session of the Open Ended Working Group on nutrition (OEWG) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
This session was held 25 February 2016 at the headquarters of the World Food Programme (WFP), in Rome, Italy. .. More »
2nd CFS OEWG on SDGs2nd 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 24 February 2016, at the headquarters of the World Food Programme (WFP), in Rome, Italy. .. More »
OECPR 22nd Open-ended Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (OECPR) to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Preparatory Meetings
OECPR 2 took place from 15 to 19 February 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) is composed of all accredited Permanent Representatives to UNEP. .. More »
Sharks MOS2n2nd Meeting of the Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOS2)
Sharks MOS2 convened from 15-19 February 2016 in San José, Costa Rica. Organized by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), this was the second MOS since the Sharks MOU came into effect in 2011. .. More »
1st CFS OEWG on SDGs1st 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 21 January 2016, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), in Rome, Italy. .. More »
1st CFS OEWG on Nutrition1st Session of the Open Ended Working Group on nutrition (OEWG) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
This session took place on Thursday, 14 January 2016, in Rome, Italy, at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters. .. More »
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 to 15 January 2016. .. More »
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