Tagged on: Meeting reports and proceedings

The Meeting Report of the 17th NOWPAP Data and Information Network Regional Activity Centre Focal Points Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan
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2020
Report of the Twenty-seventh Session of the WMO-IOC-UNEP-ISC Steering Committee for GCOS - GCOS-232
World Meteorological Organization, United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, International Science Council

In accordance with its Memorandum of Understanding5, GCOS prepares regular reports on the status of the global climate observing system followed by implementation plans that address issues and gaps, and new developments and user needs. These reports are 6 submitted to the WMO and UNFCCC Subsidiary Body on Science and Technology (SBSTA) . In the 2016 GCOS Implementation Plan7, endorsed by the WMO8 and UNFCCC9, the review and updating of ECV requirements is addressed by actions G10-13. Chapter 2 outlines the general process.


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2020
Report of the Tenth Meeting of the Global Mercury Partnership Advisory Group (23 November 2019, Geneva)
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Mercury Partnership
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2020
Report of the Ministerial Segment - African Ministerial Conference on the Environment, Seventeenth session
United Nations Environment Programme

Report of the ministerial segment of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Seventeenth session.


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2019
Report of the Seventeenth NOWPAP CEARAC Focal Points Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan

The Special Monitoring and Coastal Environmental Assessment Regional Activity Centre (CEARAC) is one of the four Regional Activity Centres (RACs) to coordinate activities relevant to specific components of the Action Plan for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northwest Pacific Action Plan (NOWPAP). Since its inception in 2002, CEARAC has been mainly working on monitoring and assessing harmful algal blooms (under Working Group 3) and application of remote sensing techniques to the study on the marine and coastal environment (Working Group 4).


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2019
Meeting Summary - Workshop: A national source inventory approach to support and inform marine litter action planning
United Nations Environment Programme, Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia

The workshop was convened by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global
Programme of Action (GPA), Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML), and the Coordinating
Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA). Organized in the context of the COBSEA Regional Action
Plan on Marine Litter (RAP MALI) and the COBSEA-UNEP SEA circular1 initiative, the workshop
aimed to present and promote a national source inventory approach in national marine litter
planning and monitoring.


Download: NSI WSH15.11.19.pdf
2019
First Face-to-Face Meeting of the Future of Global Environment Outlook (GEO) Steering Committee
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering committee on the future of GEO and the Secretariat met in the Ministry of the Environment offices, Prague, Czech Republic from Oct. 31 – Nov. 1 2019 to achieve the following objectives:
1. Update Steering Committee members on the rationale and details of resolution UNEP/EA.4/RES.23 and lessons learned from the GEO process, in particular as it pertains to the preparation of GEO-4, GEO-5 and GEO-6.
2. Consider and approve the main issues to be reviewed in the options document;
3. Consider and approve the work plan and timeline for the preparation of the options document and for conducting the broad consultations on the future of GEO
4. Consider and approve the Terms of Reference for the work on the options document and the broad consultations


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2019
Report of the 16th NOWPAP POMRAC Focal Points Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan

The Pollution Monitoring Regional Activity Center (POMRAC) is one of the four Regional Activity Centers (RACs) established to coordinate activities relevant to specific components of the Action Plan for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northwest Pacific Action Plan (NOWPAP). Initially, POMRAC had the responsibility to implement activities related to atmospheric deposition of contaminants and river and direct inputs of contaminants.


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2019
The Second Expert Meeting of the NOWPAP Special Project: “Monitoring and Assessment Methods for Microplastics pollution”: Report of the Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan

Monitoring and Assessment Methods for Microplastics pollution


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2019
2019 Meeting of the NOWPAP Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter (RAP MALI): Report of Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan

2019 Meeting of the NOWPAP Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter


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2019