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Webinar - Handle with Care!: The Nexus between Wastewater, Health and Sustainable Sanitation
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities

Recording of the webinar


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2019
Provisional Agenda - The 21st Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans, Berlin, Germany
United Nations Environment Programme
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2019
First World Refrigeration Day Focuses on Safe Refrigerant Use
United Nations Environment Programme

The American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the UN Environment’s OzonAction Branch, are working with the World Refrigeration Day Secretariat to provide information and tools that bring awareness to the benefits of new technologies and which promote the safe and responsible use of refrigerants, the life blood of all cooling systems.


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2019
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World Refrigeration Day - 26 June 2019: #Refrigerants4Life
United Nations Environment Programme, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

World Refrigeration Day poster


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2019
Third Face-to-Face Meeting of the GEO for Youth Authors
United Nations Environment Programme

The agenda for the Third face-to-face meeting of the GEO for Youth authors to be held at the Vienna International Centre, Wagramer Strasse 5, 1220 Vienna, Austria from 15-17 May 2019.

Meeting Objectives:

• Reduce the amount of text in each chapter to about 5000 words, in order to ensure a concise
and focused product.
• Advance the chapters to their second order draft stage, including completed infographics,
videos and other multimedia elements.
• Develop a work plan for ensuring that the second order draft is fully completed by 3 weeks
following the Vienna meeting.
• Collaborate with other authors and the co-chairs to ensure links are made across the chapters to
create a coherent narrative for the report.
• Produce initial draft of the Executive Summary for whole report (1000 words).


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2019
Inception Meeting for Global Environment Outlook (GEO) for Cities
United Nations Environment Programme

Inception meeting objectives:
1. Prepare a draft annotated outline of GEO for Cities document including structure, main points;
2. Confirm draft work plan of GEO for Cities, including overview and context, timeline, anticipated impact, anticipated outcomes, project design, risks mitigation measures;
3. Suggest prospective authors from different institutions, considering gender and geographic balance, for the secretariat to prepare invitations for.


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2019
Foresight Briefs
The Potential of Carbon Sequestration in the Soil - Foresight Brief No. 013 May 2019
United Nations Environment Programme

Soil’s contribution to climate change, through the oxidation of soil carbon, is important. However, soils – and thus agriculture - can play a major role in mitigating climate change. Through multiple agricultural practices, we could help store vast amounts of atmospheric carbon in the soil, while at the same time regenerating soil fertility, plant health and whole ecosystems. This is a no regret option that offers multiple benefits and deserves high-level visibility.


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2019
Report of the Ninth Meeting of the Global Mercury Partnership Advisory Group
United Nations Environment Programme

Report of the Ninth Meeting of the Global Mercury Partnership Advisory Group


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2019
Manuals, Guides and Toolkits
Catalogue of Technologies and Services on Mercury Waste Management
United Nations Environment Programme

This catalog has been complied by Associate Professor. Misuzu Asari, Kyoto University and Ministry of the Environment, Japan, the leads of the Waste Management Area (WMA) under the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership in cooperation with the partners of the WMA, with a view to disseminate information of technologies, products, services related to mercury waste management owned by partners in an effective manner.


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2019
GEO-6 Key Messages (Developed by the Bureau Members of the Summary for Policymakers Meeting) - Note by the Secretariat
United Nations Environment Programme

As an outcome of the negotiation meeting of the Summary for Policymakers of the sixth Global Environment Outlook (Jan. 21-24, 2019 Nairobi) the Bureau of the meeting was requested to take the responsibility for finalizing a ‘Key Messages’ document that would concisely explain to Ministers and senior decision makers what the key messages were emerging from the main assessment report. The Bureau proceeded in this task by requesting input from all Member states present at the negotiation meeting on the draft of the Key Messages document. In addition, the Bureau requested input from the High-level Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Advisory Group and the co-chairs of the GEO-6 assessment.


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2019