UN Summits Week 2023
Marking the halfway point to the 2030 Agenda, the SDG Summit and the Climate Ambition Summit aim to provide renewed impetus for accelerating the pace of change in the fields of sustainable development and climate action, respectively.
Global Intergovernmental Meeting on Minerals and Metals
While the concept of exploring an international agreement on environmental aspects of mining was widely regarded as premature, delegates expressed interest in a global assessment of existing instruments and mining standards, greater efforts at capacity building and technical assistance, and the creation of a global sand observatory.
2nd Berlin Forum on Chemicals and Sustainability
The Forum will focus on the contributions of the health, food, and labor sectors, and on the need for scientific, technical, social, economic, and financial innovations to overcome the pollution crisis and achieve just transition
10th Session of the IPBES Plenary and Stakeholder Day
Delegates celebrated the launch of a new report on invasive alien species and their control.
2023 CCICED Annual General Meeting
“A new paradigm of high-quality green development is well underway,” and China’s central role in driving this paradigm shift—and the lessons it offers for developing countries—was a key theme of the in-person meeting.
7th GEF Assembly
In a watershed moment for biodiversity, GEF Assembly members unanimously agreed to ratify the Global Biodiversity Framework Fund—a new source of funding for protecting endangered species and their ecosystems globally.
38th UN-Water Meeting
Meeting for the first time since the UN 2023 Water Conference, participants focused on ensuring an effective and ambitious follow-up to the Conference, including the rollout of actions and processes to ensure commitments are achieved, and momentum is gained, for implementing and achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 by 2030.
59th Session of the IPCC (IPCC-59)
As the world contends with raging wildfires, floods, droughts and record-breaking temperatures, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) initiated its seventh assessment cycle by electing the leaders who will guide the Panel’s work in providing timely information to support policymakers as they confront a rapidly changing environment.
5th International Conference on Chemicals Management and Resumed 4th Meeting of the Intersessional Process for Considering SAICM and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020
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