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Information Note on the Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment and the First Meeting of the Africa Environment Partnership Platform
United Nations Environment Programme, UN Environment Programme

Information note on the seventh special session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment and the first meeting of the Africa Environment Partnership Platform


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2018
African Ministerial Conference on the Environment: Seventh Special Session: Ministerial Segment: Provisional Agenda
United Nations Environment Programme

Provisional Agenda_Ministerial Group


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2018
African Ministerial Conference on the Environment: Seventh Special Session: Meeting of the Expert Group: Provisional Agenda
United Nations Environment Programme
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2018
Montreal Protocol and Energy Officials "Twin" Together to Find Energy-Efficient and Climate-Friendly Cooling Solutions for Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

The first regional workshop in Africa for promoting energy-efficient cooling took place in the capital of Botswana under a unique initiative that is “twinning” government officials together in the common cause of climate protection. The workshop brought together two traditionally separate communities – those responsible for managing compliance with the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, and those who craft national energy policies.


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2018
Report of The First Consultative Meeting for The African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity
United Nations Environment Programme, African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

The consultative meeting benefited from the discussions at the workshop on the findings of the regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa and the thematic assessment of land degradation and restoration of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services held on 30 June 2018.


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2018
Africa Office Newsletter March-April 2018
United Nations Environment Programme, UN Environment Programme

Africa Office Newsletter March-April 2018


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2018
Recommended Prioritized Work Plan for the Biennium 2018–2019
United Nations Environment Programme

Recommended prioritized work plan for the biennium 2018–2019


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2018
Decision 2/8: Establishing a List of Hazardous Substances to be Considered Hazardous Waste under Article 2, Paragraph 1 (d)
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the parties to review the list of new proposed substances set out in the annex to the present decision and to submit their comments, inputs and observations to the secretariat, within two months of the adoption of the present decision on 1 February 2018, for review and compilation by the secretariat, which in turn will share with the parties the proposed list of substances for final review and adoption by the Conference of Parties at its forthcoming extraordinary meeting to be held in Khartoum in February 2019.


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2018
Report of the Conference of the Parties to the Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa on the Work of its Second Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme

Report of the Conference of the Parties to the Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa on the work of its second meeting


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2018
Decision 2/1: “The Bamako Convention: a platform for a pollution-free Africa”
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties reaffirms and renews through its actions the political commitment made towards a platform for a pollution-free Africa through support for the implementation of the Bamako Convention as the parties’ contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda and the sound management of chemicals and wastes.


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2018