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The Sustainable Development Goals, adopted unanimously by UN member states in September 2015, have given the international community and national governments a number of targets and principles – chief among them, to advance an “integrated approach”. But what does this mean in terms of projects, monitoring and stakeholders? Two senior officials from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) share their vision of an approach to the SDGs with the environment at its heart.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 10 December 2013
There is much discussion in the development arena about the struggle ahead to feed the seven plus billion, of the methods proposed towards food security, building resilience, safeguarding water resources and so on. But few stop to ponder the basic ingredient in all of this: the very land under our feet, and the starting point of all agricultural productivity. At the European Development Days, EuropeAid hosted a Lab session dedicated to the relevance of soils in development policy, featuring the release earlier this year of the first Soil Atlas of Africa.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 13 October 2014
Wherever you are in the world, beekeeping is a guaranteed source of income. The international market varies but in developing countries honey production remains a vital means of subsistence. It supports the environment too, but plummeting bee numbers now jeopardise food chains in developing and developed countries alike, and experts are scrambling to coordinate a response.  
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Owned by: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Created: 
24 July 2012

United Nations Environment Programme, connecting the EU with our work on Environment for Development worldwide

256 members 1503 posts 7 recommendations
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Owned by: 
Samson Vilvil Fare
Created: 
21 May 2014

Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme: An Alliance for sustainable green growth in small islands economies

96 members 168 posts 5 recommendations
Air Quality Governance in the ENPI East Countries
Iliyana Arnaudova 14 November 2014

The Air-Q-Gov project supports Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine to tackle the challenges those countries face with the increase of air pollution emissions.

In particular, the project supports the countries in their efforts...

1 member 560 posts 5 recommendations
Stephanie Franke posted Information 5 January 2016

Germany's 'Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety' (BMUB) is responsible for a wide range of government policies reflected in its name.

13
Jun
From
13 June 2016 to 17 June 2016
in 1150 Vienna/ (Austria)
Organised byIncoNet EaP project

From the generation of the first project ideas to the successful
implementation of projects in intercultural and multidisciplinary teams, the
work of researchers and project managers involves a wide range of challenges.
IncoNet EaP is running a summer school for young researchers and project
managers from the Eastern Partnership Countries, EU Member States and
Associated Countries active in the field of 'energy efficiency'. The aim of
the training is to learn more about project management processes in
international scientific projects particularly related to Horizon 2020 as
well as Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions to support mobility.

Learn more about the IncoNet EaP Summer School [1].

[1] http://www.inco-eap.net/en/514.php

GCCA climate is changing
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etienne coyette
Created: 
20 February 2012

Sharing experiences and knowledge acquired while addressing climate change in development programmes

343 members 529 posts 4 recommendations
07
Jun
From7 June 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byUNEP, UNRIC, UNODC and WWF

In the context of the global WED theme UNEP, UNODC, UNRIC and WWF will screen
the documentary film ‘Racing Extinction’ (2015) as a CinéONU event on 7
June. The film focusses on the human induced loss of biodiversity and illegal
wildlife trade. A panel discussion will complement the screening.

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