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2nd Session of the United Nations Habitat Assembly

With people increasing living in urban spaces, cities and towns have a disproportionate role to play in advancing climate action, the 2030 Agenda, effective disaster risk reduction, and other pillars of sustainable development.
Event 5 June 2023 - 9 June 2023

Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2023

The UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies meetings represent the last big milestone in climate negotiations before the culmination of the first Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement at COP 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It will provide an opportunity to collectively reflect on where the world stands in terms of addressing climate change.
Event 5 June 2023 - 15 June 2023

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.
Event 22 May 2023 - 26 May 2023

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. Taking place at “a defining point in history,” and against the backdrop of many global crises, delegates called for better governance, investments in resilience, and a focus on disaster prevention.
Event 17 May 2023 - 19 May 2023

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. Speakers informed delegates on: regenerative agriculture; the role of the Global Environment Facility, the Adaptation Fund, and regional development banks; the forests-energy-livelihoods nexus; and the potential of carbon markets for forest finance.
Event 8 May 2023 - 12 May 2023