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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, August 17, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering Committee on the Future of GEO met at its twelfth virtual call to discuss progress and plan next steps for the advancement of the process. Agenda items included:
1. Review and discussion of the virtual consultation process
2. Overview, discussion and approval of the documentation for the consultation process.
3. Any Other Business


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Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk: The Way Forward [Webinar]
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA)

Recording of the webinar "Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk: The Way Forward" held on 8 July 2020.


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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, July 2, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme
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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, June 10, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering Committee on the Future of GEO met at its tenth virtual call to discuss progress and plan next steps for the advancement of the process. Agenda items included:
1. Review of the current draft of the options paper.
2. Discuss the timelines to UNEA-5
3. Discuss Plan B and Plan C for delivery to UNEA-5
4. Any Other Business


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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, May 19, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering Committee on the Future of GEO met at its ninth virtual call to discuss progress and plan next steps for the advancement of the process. Agenda items included:
1. Discuss the timeline options that allow the Steering Committee to review the Options Paper draft before the start of the consultation process
2. Discuss and input on the building blocks paper drafted by the Consultancy team aimed to input into the design of the GEO integrated options.
3. Any Other Business


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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, April 23, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering Committee on the Future of GEO met at its eighth virtual call to discuss progress and
plan next steps for the future advancement of the process. Agenda items included:
• Introduce and discuss the proposed updated plans for the consultations and preparation of
the options document on the future of the GEO process. This included; modalities for
submission of the options document and associated recommendations by the Steering
Committee to UNEA-5 and Plans for Virtual Consultations on the draft ‘options paper on the
future of GEO’
• Update the Steering Committee on the progress made on the preparation of the options
document on the future of the GEO process after the first workshop of the Steering
Committee
• Discuss the detailed Workplan prepared by the Consultancy team on the preparation of the
Options Paper
• Discuss the way forward on the future planning calls and interaction of the Steering
Committee members with the consultancy team and the Secretariat
• Any other business


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Webinar - Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk: The Water Perspective
Africa Office and Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA)
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[Update on the Implementation of the Fifth Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme V) - Letter to National Focal Point and Stakeholders]
United Nations Environment Programme

Update on the implementation of the Fifth Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme V) as adopted by the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) in its resolution 4/20 of 15 March 2019.


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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, March 11, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering Committee on the Future of GEO met at its seventh virtual call to discuss progress and plan next steps for the future advancement of the process. Agenda items included:
• Update the Steering Committee on the cancelation of the Trinidad and Tobago workshop on the Future of GEO
• Discuss the way forward in the advancement of the development of the Options Paper in the face of the evolving global COVID 19 pandemic
• Any other business


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‘Future of GEO’ Steering Committee Meeting Summary, February 27, 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Steering Committee on the Future of GEO met at its sixth virtual call to discuss progress and plan next steps for the future advancement of the process. Agenda items included:
• Update on the Secretariat coordination of the Future of GEO process in GEO Head’s absence
• Introduction of the Consultants team procured for the development of the Options Paper
• Discussion on the preliminary Agenda of the Trinidad and Tobago workshop of the Steering Committee
• Discussion on the proposed six regional meetings planned for Member States consultations
• Any other business


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