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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
Daily highlights (click on the following links to see our daily web pages)
 

Highlights from Thursday, 21 February

The COW met throughout the day and into the night to continue its consideration and adoption of draft decisions. The working group on institutional arrangements and rules of procedure met throughout the day. The groups on budget and on chemicals management also convened in the morning, afternoon and into the night.

UNEP Deputy Executive Director Amina Mohamed, GC Secretary Jamil Ahmad, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner

Press conference to launch Africa Environment Outlook 3

Commitee of the Whole and Contact Groups
The Maldives intervening during the meeting
Bakary Kante, Director, Division of Environmental Conventions, UNEP, with Ihab Gamaleldin, Egypt
Delegates from Albania during the COW negotiations
France during the negotiations
Members of the Secretairat
Franz Perrez, Switzerland
Chemicals contact group Chair Alf Wills, South Africa (left), consulting with the Secretariat and COW Chair Idunn Eidheim, Norway
Delegates from Guinea
Stephan Contius, Germany (center), speaks with UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner, as GC Secretary Jamil Ahmad looks on (left)

China intervening during the COW on green economy

A view of the dais during the chemicals contact group, chaired by Alf Wills, South Africa (center)

Delegates during the chemicals contact group
Delegates consulting on chemicals

EU delegates during the chemicals contact group

Around the Conference

Events convened throughout the UNEP meeting in the Green Room, a space for major groups and stakeholders to dialogue, including on a Pan-African Partnership on E-Waste convened by NEMA Kenya

Donald Kaniaru, former Director, UNEP Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC), Wolfgang Burhenne, Member of the IUCN CEL Steering Commitee, Dan Bondi Ogolla, Chief Legal Advisor, UNFCCC, and Elizabeth Mrema, Deputy Director, UNEP Department of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI)

Side event: Presentation of a roadmap on establishing an instrument on applying Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Delegates during a side event

Frank Turyatunga, Division for Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP, during a press briefing on Africa Outlook 3

Participants during a Green Room event on greening economy and development convened by the International Business Green Economy Dialogue

 
E-consultation booth with interactive participation on "Framing Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda"
E-consultation booth
E-consultation booth
Green Shanghai Photo Exhibition
Reception at the Sustainable Innovations Expo Tent
 
 

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

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