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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 2/2: Parties’ Assessed Contributions to the Revolving Fund for Emergency Situations
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties, among others, decides to appropriate $100,000 to the revolving fund for assistance in case of emergency situations in replacement of the appropriation made by decision 1/9 adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its first meeting.


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2018
Decision 2/4: Synergies with Other Conventions and Initiatives
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the parties to collaborate with subregional integration organizations for capacity-building of stakeholders, including policymakers, the informal sector, port authorities, consumers, non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector, in the management of hazardous wastes; etc.


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2018
Decision 2/5: Reviewing the Arrangements for Hosting the Secretariat
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties, among others, requests the secretariat, in consultation with the Bureau and the Government of Mali,
to develop scenarios for the establishment and staffing of the secretariat of the Convention in Bamako, Mali.


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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