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Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Twenty-seventh session of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC27/GMEF)

18-22 February 2013 | UN Office, Nairobi, Kenya

GC27/GMEF
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Highlights from Monday, 18 February

Delegates at the 27th session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC-27/GMEF) convened in the morning for the opening ceremony of the first Universal Session of the GC, followed by consideration of organizational matters, and a policy statement by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner. In the afternoon, delegates convened for ministerial consultations on emerging policy issues (implementation of paragraph 88 of the Rio+20 outcome document, entitled the “The Future we Want,” and General Assembly resolution 67/213). The Committee of the Whole (COW) also met in the afternoon.

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki (second from right) enters the UN Office in Nairobi

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki signs the guest book at the UN Office in Nairobi

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner presents his annual policy statement to the Governing Council

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner greets Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner and UNEP Deputy Executive Director Amina Mohamed
Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco planting a tree
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki plants and waters a tree on the grounds of the UN Office in Nairobi
VIPs walking to the meeting room
Delegates stand for a moment of silence for prayer and meditation
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki delivers his speech to delegates.
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner
Federico Ramos de Armas, Spain, outgoing GC President
Federico Ramos de Armas, Spain, outgoing GC President,
greets incoming GC President Hassan Abdel Hilal, Minister of Environment, Forests and Physical Development, Sudan.
GC President Hassan Abdel Hilal consulting with members of the UNEP Secretariat
Delegates during the plenary
Ministerial Consultations
Wu Hongbo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Achim Steiner and Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco during the ministerial consultation
Amina J. Mohammed, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning, consulting with members of the Brazilian delegation
Amina J. Mohammed, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning
Side Events

A view of the dais during a side event on rapid change in the Arctic

A view of the room during the Arctic side event

Participants during the lunchtime side event on rapid change in the Arctic
Nikhil Seth, Director, Division for Sustainable Development (right) speaking at a side event on UNEP's role in the post-2015 development agenda, SDGs and SCP.

Participants during the post-2015 development agenda side event

Daily web highlights

Introduction - 18 February - 19 February - 20 February - 21 February - 22 February - Summary

Related Links
Meeting resources
*Meeting website
*Provisional agenda
*Provisional timetable
*Working documents
*Information documents
*Programme for ministerial consultations
*UN General Assembly Resolution on Strengthening UNEP’s Role in Addressing Global Environmental Challenges
*Information for participants

IISD RS resources
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IISD RS coverage of the Third Session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM-3), 17-21 September 2012, Nairobi, Kenya
IISD RS coverage of the Twelfth Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council (GCSS-12)/GMEF, 20-22 February 2012, UNEP headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya
*IISD RS summary report of GMGSF-13, 18-19 February 2012, UNEP headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya (HTML - PDF)
IISD RS coverage of GC-26/GMEF, 21-24 February 2011, UNEP headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya
IISD RS coverage of GMGSF-12, 19-20 February 2011, UNEP headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya
IISD RS coverage of the Simultaneous Extraordinary Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions (ExCOPs), and GCSS-11/GMEF, 22-26 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia
IISD RS coverage of the Eleventh Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF -11), 21-22 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia
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*IISD RS coverage of GCSS-10/GMEF, 20-22 February 2008, Principality of Monaco
*IISD RS coverage of GC-24/GMEF, 5-9 February 2007, UNEP headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya
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