Resumed Review Conference on the UN Fish Stocks Agreement
At a time when the world’s oceans along with declining fisheries and marine biodiversity are attracting increasing attention, the United Nations will assess the effectiveness of its efforts to conserve straddling and highly migratory fish stocks.
High-Level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework
Eight years after the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the international community assessed progress on its implementation.
Global Expert Group Meeting in preparation of the SDG 7 review at the HLPF 2023
If the current trend continues, nearly two billion people will still lack access to clean cooking by 2030.
18th Session of the UNFF
Technical discussions during the week included interlinkages between the Global Forest Goals, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.
PCB Fair: Tools and guidance to support parties achieving the 2025 and 2028 Targets on PCB
The final day of the PCB Fair featured expert insights into potential tools and guidance to support parties working to eliminate the use of PCBs in equipment by 2025 and to ensure the environmentally sound waste management of liquids containing PCBs and PCB-contaminated equipment by 2028.
PCB Fair: Results achieved, challenges and lessons learned on PCB elimination to meet the Stockholm Convention goals
A panel of experts share experiences with national and regional projects to eliminate PCBs discussing results achieved, challenges, and lessons learned.
PCB Fair: Launch of the report on progress towards elimination of PCBs
The Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions (BRS) Secretariat kicked off the PCB Fair by presenting a report on progress toward eliminating PCBs and ensuring the environmentally sound waste management of chemicals and wastes, prepared in consultation with a small intersessional working group.
2023 Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions (BRS COPs)
Beyond addressing resource mobilization and the illegal traffic of hazardous chemicals and wastes, delegates tried to effectiveness challenges under the Rotterdam Convention, listed new persistent organic pollutants and adopted a compliance mechanism under the Stockholm Convention, and tackled guidelines on different categories of hazardous wastes under the Basel Convention.
Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2023
2nd Session of the United Nations Habitat Assembly
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