Tagged on: Decision/resolution

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 2/2: 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 2/3: Dates and Venues of the Third Meeting and the First Extraordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the secretariat to convene the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Brazzaville in February 2020, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Congo; and also requests the secretariat to convene the first extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Khartoum in February 2019, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Sudan.


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2018
Marine Plastic Litter and Microplastics
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/11 Recognizes that the presence of plastic litter and microplastics in the marine environment is a rapidly increasing serious issue of global concern that needs an urgent global response taking into account a product life-cycle approach, and acknowledging that the levels and sources of marine plastic litter and microplastics, and the resources available to tackle the issue, can vary between regions, and that measures need to be taken and adapted as appropriate to local, national and regional situations.


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2016
Role and Functions of the Regional forums of Ministers of the Environment and Environment Authorities
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution Adopted by the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
2/20. Proposed Medium-term Strategy for 2018–2021 and Programme of Work and Budget for 2018–2019
United Nations Environment Programme

Through Resolution 2/20, the United Nations Environment Assembly approves the medium-term strategy for the period 2018–2021 and the programme ofwork and budget for the biennium 2018–2019


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2016
Sustainable Coral Reefs Management
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/12 among other things calls for national, regional and international initiatives, cooperation and commitments to conserve and sustainably manage coral reefs, including cold-water coral ecosystems, and mangrove forests, which contribute to food security and nutrition for peoples’ livelihoods.


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2016
Delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme

Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
2/25. Application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly encourages countries to continue their efforts to strengthen international dialogue and cooperation, technical assistance and capacity-building in support of the implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration, taking into account relevant advances, instruments, experiences and practices since its adoption, and to work for the strengthening of environmental rule of law at the international, regional and national levels;


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2016
2/21.,Sand and Dust Storms
United Nations Environment Programme

Through Resolution 2/21, the United Nations Environment Assembly, among other things, requests the Executive Director to, within the programme of work and available resources, support Member States, in collaboration with relevant United Nations entities and other partners, in addressing the challenges of sand and dust storms through the identification of relevant data and information gaps, policy measures and actions, building on the “Global assessment of sand and dust storms” under General Assembly resolution 70/195 of 22 December 2015, and in connection with the ongoing efforts on air quality monitoring and assessment in response to United Nations Environment Assembly resolution 1/7.


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2016