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Report of the ad hoc Open-ended Working Group established pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 72/277 - Advance Version
United Nations General Assembly
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2019
[Co-chairs Summary of the Second Substantive Session of the Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group established under General Assembly resolution 72/277 of 10 May 2018 and Provisional Agenda for the Third Substantive Session - Transmittal Note of the President of the General Assembly]
Mudallali, Amal, Lopes, Francisco Duartes
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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
Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Executive Board of the Special Programme to Support Institutional Strengthening - Advance Copy
United Nations Environment Programme

The fourth meeting of the Executive Board of the Special Programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level for the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata Convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) was opened at 9 a.m. on 29 January 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, by Mr. Jacob Duer, Chief of the Chemicals and Health Branch.


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2019
Sri Lanka: 'Ahead of the Curve' in Clean Cooling
United Nations Environment Programme

The National Ozone Unit (NOU), Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Sri Lanka in partnership with UN Environment OzonAction Branch and UNDP, conducted a workshop on 27-30 May 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to discuss HCFC (hydrochlorofluorocarbon) phase-out and HFC (hydrofluorocarbon) phase-down imperatives with key stakeholders from the country.


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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
Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint/Lead Paint Alliance Advisory Council Meeting - Minutes of the Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, World Health Organization, Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint
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2019
Technology Solutions for Holistic Waste Management: A Global Dialogue with the Private Sector 21-23 May 2019 - Event Report
United Nations Environment Programme

The Global Dialogue provided a platform to share and learn about state of the art environmentally sound technologies related to different waste streams. It promoted a synergy of ideas and business opportunities in addressing global environmental challenges with focus on holistic waste management. This was in follow-up to the waste management resolutions adopted at the Fourth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4), convened in Nairobi during 11-15 March 2019. The Global Dialogue also provided inputs in the lead up to G20 Ministerial Meeting and Summit in Osaka, Japan.


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2019
South and South-East Asia Use Technical and Vocational Education in Cooling Sector for Montreal Protocol Compliance and Workforce Development
United Nations Environment Programme

Representatives of National Ozone Units (NOUs) and their counterparts in technical vocational education and training (TVET) authorities considered how to collaborate to support the refrigeration and air-conditioning servicing sector (RSS) to support national action plans to comply with this treaty while at the same time increasing employment opportunities and strengthening the skills of their workforces.


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2019
Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime in Central and West Africa: Report - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 11 and 12 September 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

This is a report of a symposium held in Abidjan, on strengthening legal frameworks to combat wildlife crime in Central and West Africa.


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2019