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Timeline for Montevideo process leading up to UNEA 4
United Nations Environment Programme

Regional consultations


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2018
Provisional Agenda - United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Fourth session
United Nations Environment Programme
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2018
One Planet: SDG 12.1.1 Pilot Reporting & Country Needs Assessment - In preparation for the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

One Planet SDG 12.1.1 Pilot Reporting & country needs assessment - Presentation for Webinar held in preparation for the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2018


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2018
Foresight Briefs
Revisiting Ocean Acidification, Food Security and Our Earth System - Foresight Brief No. 009 - July 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

Ocean acidification is a global issue, which is affecting all ocean regions. It is important as it may have severe impacts on marine organisms and ecosystems. Loss of biodiversity is a likely result, accompanied by a reduction of harvestable resources, including those associated with human food resources. If CO2 emissions continue at the same rate, ocean acidification will have a considerable influence on marine-based diets for billions of people worldwide. The only way to stop ocean acidification is to curb emissions of CO2.


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2018
GEO Matters June 2018
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

GEO Matters is a monthly newsletter that provides updates on GEO processes and activities.

The upcoming GEO-6, expecting to be launched in 2019, will build upon regional assessment processes and create a comprehensive picture of the environmental factors contributing to human well-being, accompanied by an analysis of policies leading to greater attainment of global environmental objectives and goals. The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is a consultative process, participatory process that builds capacity for conducting integrated environmental assessments and reporting on the state, trends and outlooks of the environment. GEO is also a series of products that informs environmental decision-making and aims to facilitate the interaction between science and policy.


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2018
Provisional Annotated Agenda for First Global Authors’ Meeting of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) for Youth
United Nations Environment Programme

First Authors’ Meeting of GEO-6 for Youth, will be conducted under the supervision of selected experts involved in the main global assessment process. This interaction with senior figures in the global science community is aimed to inspire the GEO-6 for Youth authors and introduce them to global science-policy processes and collaborative mechanisms in policy consensus building.


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2018
72/277. Towards a Global Pact for the Environment - Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 10 May 2018 [without reference to a Main Committee (A/72/L.51 and A/72/L.51/Add.1)]
United Nations General Assembly

The General Assembly, among other decisions, requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General Assembly at its seventy-third session in 2018 a technical and evidence-based report that identifies and assesses possible gaps in international environmental law and environment-related instruments with a view to strengthening their implementation; and decides to establish an ad hoc open-ended working group, under the auspices of the General Assembly, to consider the report and discuss possible options to address possible gaps in international environmental law and environment-related instruments, as appropriate, and, if deemed necessary, the scope, parameters and feasibility of an international instrument, with a view to making recommendations, which may include the convening of an intergovernmental conference to adopt an international instrument, to the Assembly during the first half of 2019.


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2018
GEO Matters May 2018
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

GEO Matters is a monthly newsletter that provides updates on GEO processes and activities.

The upcoming GEO-6, expecting to be launched in 2019, will build upon regional assessment processes and create a comprehensive picture of the environmental factors contributing to human well-being, accompanied by an analysis of policies leading to greater attainment of global environmental objectives and goals. The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is a consultative process, participatory process that builds capacity for conducting integrated environmental assessments and reporting on the state, trends and outlooks of the environment. GEO is also a series of products that informs environmental decision-making and aims to facilitate the interaction between science and policy.


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2018
University of Eastern Finland – UN Environment Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements (15th Course, 20 to 30 August 2018, Joensuu, Finland)
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) are jointly organizing a high profile two-week Course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy. The course will take place from 20 to 30 August 2018 at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland. The course is organized in collaboration with the Government of Finland.


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2018
Future Shape of International Law to address Pollution of Global Significance affecting the Earth's Ecosystems: Consolidated Report of Initial Consideration by Experts
United Nations Environment Programme

This report gives an overview of recommendations of the Montevideo Experts on a more holistic approach necessary in international law to address global environmental issues.


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2018