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GMGSF-14
16-17 February 2013 | UN Office, Nairobi, Kenya

The 14th session of the Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-14) was held from 16-17 February 2013, at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The forum was organized by UNEP and took place ahead of the First Universal Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF).

Approximately 270 representatives from the six UNEP regions and the nine Major Groups and stakeholders of civil society attended the forum. GMGSF-14 followed up outcomes of the Rio+20 conference held in June 2012, providing an opportunity for multi-stakeholder dialogue on the post-2015 development agenda, and civil society participation in a strengthened UNEP....More information

Flags in front of the UN Offices in Nairobi.
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UNEP resources
*Forum website
*Forum agenda
*Regional Consultations: Note by the Executive Director (UNEP/GC.27/INF/5)
*Biographies of speakers and panelists
*Excecutive Summary: Preliminary report of the Survey on Models and Mechanisms of Civil Society Participation in UNEP, 7 December 2012 – 9 January 2013
*Survey Report: Preliminary report of the Survey on Models and Mechanisms of Civil Society Participation in UNEP, 7 December 2012 - 9 January 2013
*Report of Expert Group Meeting on “Models and Mechanisms of Civil Society Participation in UNEP: Building on the Experiences of Multilateral Organisations”, 22-23 January 2013, Geneva, Switzerland
*GC27/GMEF website
*GC27/GMEF provisional agenda
*GC27/GMEF provisional timetable
*GC27/GMEF working documents
*GC27/GMEF information documents

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