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BBNJ PrepCom 33rd 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 is being held from 27 March to 7 April 2017 at UN headquarters in New York. .. More »
IPCC-4545th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-45)
IPCC-45 will convene in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 28 to 31 March 2017, and will be preceded by the 53rd session of the IPCC Bureau on 26-27 March. .. More »
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Climate Change and the Sustainable Development AgendaHigh-Level Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Action Event: Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda
The President of the General Assembly, Peter Thomson, convened a High-Level Event, titled “Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda,” in collaboration with the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). .. More »
OWG-EFMLS-66th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
This meeting took place from 14 to 17 March 2017, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in Rome, Italy. .. More »
IPBES-5Stakeholder Day and 5th Session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-5)
IPBES-5 was held 7-10 March 2017 at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany. .. More »
SDG 14 Conference Prep MeetingPreparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference: Our Oceans, Our Future
This meeting convened at UN Headquarters in New York, from 15 to 16 February 2017, with side events taking place from 14-16 February. .. More »
1st Meeting of the Intersessional Process for Considering SAICM and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 20201st Meeting of the Intersessional Process for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020
Through its Resolution IV/4, the fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4) held in September 2015 decided to initiate an intersessional process to prepare recommendations regarding the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 for consideration by ICCM5, expected to be held in 2020. .. More »
CGRFA 16Special Event: The Contribution of Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture to Resilience and 16th Session of the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA 16)
CGRFA 16 was held from 30 January to 3 February 2017, at the FAO headquarters, in Rome, Italy. The session was preceded by a special event on Saturday, 28 January, on The Contribution of Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture to Resilience as well as regional consultations on Sunday 29 January. .. More »
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3rd SEforALL Forum3rd Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum - Going Further, Faster - Together
This Forum will showcase: the Multi-Tier Framework Survey in select High-Impact Countries; the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy at Country-level; the State of Energy Access report; and results from efforts to pilot approaches to track the finance flows for energy access. .. More »
20th Climate & Clean Air Coalition Working Group and Science-Policy Dialogue20th Climate & Clean Air Coalition Working Group and Science-Policy Dialogue
Organized by the Ministry of Environment of Chile and the Climate & Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), the 20th session of the CCAC Working Group will take place from 26-27 April 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Santiago, in Santiago de Chile, Chile. .. More »
BC COP-13 | RC COP-8 | SC COP-82017 Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Basel Convention, eighth meeting of the COP to the Rotterdam Convention, and eighth meeting of the COP to the Stockholm Convention will convene back-to-back 24 April to 5 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. .. More »
SBI 46 | SBSTA 46 | APA 1-3Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017
This conference comprises the 446h sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice, as well as the third part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement. .. More »
GSW 2017Global Soil Week (GSW) 2017 - Catalyzing SDG Implementation through a Soil and Land Review
The 4th GSW will convene from 22 to 24 May 2017 in Berlin, Germany. One of the main objectives of the meeting is to provide input for the forthcoming UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in July 2017. .. More »
G-STIC 20172017 Global Science, Technology & Innovation Conference (G-STIC)
G-STIC 2017 will take place from 23 to 25 October 2017, in Brussels, Belgium. It is hosted jointly by: VITO (a Belgian research and technology organization on cleantech and sustainable development) and its international partners the Asian Institute of Technology, the Indian Institute of Technology and TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute). .. More »
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