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Second Authors Meeting for the Sixth Global Environment Outlook for Youth
United Nations Environment Programme

During this meeting, the GEO for Youth authors will discuss the second order draft of the GEO for Youth report and address the feedback from the internal review process.


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2019
Legal Readiness for Climate Finance: Private Sector Opportunities - Report and Findings of Roundtable held at King’s College London, 25 January 2019
United Nations Environment Programme

This report summarises the agenda and findings of the Legal Readiness for Climate Finance: Private Sector Opportunities roundtable co-convened by King’s College London, UN Environment, and Legal Response International. It is part of an ongoing King’s College
London/UN Environment partnership to stimulate collaborations and mutual learning between public and private stakeholders in developing and developed countries for transformational change.
This roundtable was aimed at the public sector and focused on experiences of Kenya and Mexico as case-studies. Delegates at that workshop subsequently indicated a strong desire to engage with the private sector, especially lawyers, financiers, and investors.


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2019
Second Global Session of the UN Science Policy Business Forum on the Environment
United Nations Environment Programme
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2019
Member States Meeting on the Draft Summary for Policymakers of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook
United Nations Environment Programme

Information Note


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2019
Why Do We Need an Earth System Approach to Guide the Global Pact for Environment?
Common Home of Humanity, Instituto internacional de derecho y medio ambiente (IIDMA)
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2019
Inputs of the International Centre for Comparative Environmental Law (CIDCE) in view of the Second Substantive Session of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group established pursuant to Resolution 72/277 “Towards a Global Pact for the Environment”
International Centre for Comparative Environmental Law
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2019
Laudato Si Generation: Young People Caring for Our Common Home - International Conference on the 4th Anniversary of Laudato Si’ and 5th Anniversary of CYNESA. Concept Note
United Nations Environment Programme, Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA), Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, WWF Africa

The conference will be a forum for deeper reflection on Catholic social teaching on care for creation, from an African context and enriched by global perspectives. It will raise and address urgent needs and opportunities in Africa and explore how we can make the rapid shifts we need relating to clean electrification and local ownership and profit from development, while preserving indigenous wisdom and land rights. We will showcase best practices across the continent and the particular role of youth leadership and innovation.


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2019
Laudato Si Generation: Young People Caring for Our Common Home - International Conference on the 4th Anniversary of Laudato Si’ and the 5th Anniversary of CYNESA. Conference Programme
United Nations Environment Programme, Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA), Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, World Wildlife Fund Africa
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2019
The Annual Kofi Annan Faith Briefings: Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality: The Role of UN and Multi-Faith Collaboration
United Nations Environment Programme, Multi Faith Advisory Council of the United Nations

The purpose of the Kofi Annan Faith Briefings is: i) To provide a dedicated and ‘regular’ space, during a key intergovernmental moment capitalizing on the unique constellation of geopolitical and socio-cultural human capital, well-versed in religion and religiously related affairs, which is capable of informing, and being informed by, UN system deliberations; ii) To uphold the importance of strategic partnerships by the UN system with faith-based and faith-inspired civil society actors, around the world for specific SDGs; iii) To present and assess the diverse range of partnerships between different faith entities and between them and the UN and its member states, as a means to realising the SDG goals; and iv) To thereby showcase the multi-faith civic support for multilateralism which is dedicated to the service of human rights, sustainable development and peace and security.


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2019
UNEP Symposium on Plastic Waste Problems - Reducing Ocean Plastic Waste
United Nations Environment Programme, Osaka City, Global Environment Foundation Centre

UNEP Symposium on Plastic Waste Problems–Reducing Ocean Plastic Waste was held as part of IETC Global Dialogue with the Private Sector on Technology Solutions for Holistic Waste Management. The Symposium aimed to share information of the current status of plastic waste issues and expertise on good practices to manage plastic waste in an environmentally sound way.


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2019