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New European Union Directive on E-waste Comes into Force

Research conducted by the UNEP-administered Basel Convention has contributed to a new directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment. Geneva/Nairobi, 15 August 2012 - The European Union (EU) has adopted new rules on electrical and electronic waste (e-waste), which aim to allow EU member...
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EU Development Days - Rio+20 session

17 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by European Union
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Working towards a green economy after Rio+20

02 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by UNEP, ILO, MEP Vice Chair Environment Gerbrandy, MEP Vice Chair Employment Schroedter
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Working towards a Green Economy after Rio+20 : interviews

Steven Stone, UNEP: "It's about reframing the way we look at economic progress, going beyond GDP as we measure it, and creating a future that builds on sustainability instead of eroding it." Working towards a Green Economy after Rio+20 On 2 October 2012, the International Labour Organization ( ILO...
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UNEP Finance Initiative - newsletter

12 December 2012: The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has released the December edition of its newsletter, spotlighting the launch event in London, UK, for its publication "Tomorrow's Capital Markets," which addresses new incentives structures for sustainable development, and...
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Increasing Access to and Demand for Energy Efficiency a Perspective of Sustainable Energy for All

Issue date: February 2012 This paper aims to evaluate how stronger policies towards energy efficiency can contribute to meeting the challenges. It seeks to draw lessons about best practice in energy efficiency policy, picking out key constraints and effective responses to implement energy...
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