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UN Environment and UNIDO Help Countries with High Ambient Temperatures Assess Risk of Flammable Refrigerants
United Nations Environment Programme

UN Environment’s OzonAction, in cooperation with UNIDO, is currently leading the way to build the first Risk Assessment Model for Flammable Refrigerants. This endeavor is part of the UN Environment-UNIDO multi-stage project “Promoting Lower-GWP Alternative Refrigerants in High Ambient Temperature (HAT) Countries,” commonly known as “PRAHA.”


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2018
African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Seventh - Special Session : Accommodation Options
United Nations Environment Programme

Accommodation options near United Nations Nairobi


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2018
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: Meeting of the Expert Group: Provisional Agenda
United Nations Environment Programme
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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
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
Decision 2/6: Prevention of Electronic Hazardous Waste and the Import and Dumping of End-of-life Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties of the Bamako Convention, among others, urges parties and other African States that have not yet done so to enhance or supplement existing legislation to prevent illegal and unwanted traffic in hazardous and other e-waste from entering their territory and the African continent; and encourages parties and other African States to develop and adopt legislation on individual producer responsibility in the collection and environmentally sound recycling of e-waste arising from domestic sources in Africa.


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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