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UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Videomessage at EEB 40th anniversary

UNEP's Executive Director, Achim Steiner, congratulates the European Environment Bureau (EEB) on the occasion of its 40th anniversary in a two day high level conference in Brussels. In a videomessage to the Module 2 – The next 40 years: placing sustainability at the heart of Europe’s policies , Mr...
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Debriefing session on outcomes of the Nature-Based Solutions track of the UN Climate Action Summit

09 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
Debrief session on the outcomes of the Nature-Based Solutions track at the United Nations (UN) Climate Action Summit by Mario Boccucci, Head of the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat. The UN Climate Action Summit convened by the UN Secretary-General on 23 September in New York was a call for ambition...
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UN Day Flanders - High level conference on the Sustainable Development Goals and break out sessions

21 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by United Nations Association Flanders Belgium; CIFAL/UNITAR
United Nations Day Flanders Organised by CIFAL Flanders | UNITAR and the United Nations Association Flanders Belgium (UNA). The conference will reflect on the progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals in Flanders and on the challenges of the United Nations for the upcoming years. But also...
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Can Climate Justice drive Climate Ambition? Debate

23 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by The EESC Sustainable Development Observatory
Climate Change is one of the greatest challenges of humankind. The UN estimates that the world would need to increase its efforts between three- and five-fold to contain climate change to the levels dictated by science – a 1.5°C rise at most – and avoid escalating climate damage already taking...
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Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastics - Global lessons and research to inspire action and guide policy change

This report was prepared at the request of the first United Nations Environment Assembly, which took place 23-27 June 2014, hosted by UNEP in Nairobi, Kenya (Resolution 16/1). It is intended to summarise the state of our knowledge on sources, fate and effects of marine plastics and microplastics,...
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