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From14 April 2015
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byUnited Nations Regional Information Centre, United Nations Environment Programme, with support of Goethe Institut

Rural villagers from the Kona Forest villages in South India fight to
protect their agrarian way of life against powerful global forces in this
modern tale of David versus Goliath.

Film screening followed by Q&A with the film Director and UNEP Executive
Director's Special Advisor on post 2015 and Sustainable Development Goals

16 June 2015 to 17 June 2015
in (Latvia)
Organised byEU - EEAS
From12 June 2015
in Geneva (Switzerland)
Organised byGlobal Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The global growth of private actors in education presents many challenges
from a human rights perspective. As discussed during a side-event at the
Human Rights Council last year, increasing privatisation of education is
pushing already vulnerable groups deeper into poverty and furthering social
divisions, making it more difficult for states to fulfil their core
obligation to provide quality public education for all. Unfortunately, the
issues discussed last year have become more acute and the questions raised at
that time remain unanswered; in particular, which policies consistent with
human rights frameworks need to be adopted to effectively respond to these

23 September 2015 to 24 September 2015
in Tbilisi (Georgia)
Organised byUNECE; EaP GREEN

Final round-table meeting to support development of a new law on
environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment in

The activity will be carried out with support of the EU funded Programme
Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood (EaP-GREEN). [1]


From2 November 2015
in Kakheti (Georgia)
Organised byUNECE

Sub-regional conference to exchange experience in drafting SEA and EIA
legislation and bylaws.

The activity will be carried out with support of the EU funded Programme
Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood (EaP-GREEN). [1] 


18 August 2015 to 21 August 2015
in Phetchabun (Thailand)
Organised by International Year of Soils (IYS) 2015; Thailand Land Development Department’s Volunteer Soil-Doctor Program

This International Soil Conference 2015 [1] will focus on five themes: soil
information for supporting sustainable uses and management; integrated soil
management and conservation for food security; role of soil ecology in
relation to climate change and food security; innovative techniques and
tools for soil resources inventories and appropriate management; and public
participation, networking and policy implementation on land management. The
conference, which is organized under the auspices of the International
Year of Soils (IYS) 2015 and the Thailand Land Development Department’s
Volunteer Soil-Doctor Program, aims to provide a platform for diverse
stakeholders, including soil scientists, field-based extension workers,
decisionmakers and land users, to share knowledge on
appropriate technologies and soil management practices to enhance food
security and conservation of the natural resource base. 


From4 September 2015
in Batumi (Georgia)
Organised byEU funded project “Environmental Protection of International Rivers Basins”

On September 4 2015 the Environmental Protection of International River Basins (EPIRB) project will launch hydrological monitoring network in the Adjara Region of Georgia.

21 September 2015 to 23 September 2015
in Minsk (Belarus)
Organised byIncoNet EaP project, EAST-HORIZON project, and 'Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support for Science and Technology'

A 'Horizon 2020 Week -2015’ [1] will be held in Minsk on 21-23 September
2015. It is adjusted to the forthcoming adoption by the European Commission
of the new Work Programme 2016-2017 to be launched later this autumn.  The
Week is organised by the Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and
Information Support for Science and Technology in the framework and with
support from the FP7 projects IncoNet EaP and EAST-HORIZON.


21 September 2015 to 22 September 2015
in Tbilisi (Georgia)
Organised byUNECE, EaP-GREEN

The aim of the workshop is mainly to support the implementation of a
Pilot SEA of the National Waste Management Action Plan, initiated by the
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia.

10 August 2014 to 10 September 2014
in New Delhi, 122 002 (India)