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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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2020
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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2020
[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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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
RE-Thinking Access to Energy Business Models: Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk - Webinar
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA)
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2020
Second Authors Meeting for the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) for Cities
United Nations Environment Programme

The GEO for Cities Advisory Committee, co-chairs and author teams met in Abu Dhabi for a writer’s sprint to work towards producing the first-order draft of the four main chapters of the report.

Meeting objectives:
1. Review the overall status of the chapters and obtain feedback from the Advisory Committee; 2. Address all comments received from the Advisory Committee’s internal review; 3. Move the chapters towards their first-order draft stage and prepare for the peer review;
4. Discuss future communication and outreach opportunities; 5. Discuss strategy for collaboration and partnerships among the advisory committee organizations and UNEP/UN Habitat, considering the networks of each (SDG 17); 6. Define next steps as we head towards the peer review.


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2020
GEO for Business Author Meeting Agenda May 2020 - Provisional Outline
United Nations Environment Programme

Provisional Meeting Agenda for the First GEO for Business Author Meeting to be held on 13-14 and 18-19 May 2020.


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2020
Act #ForNature: A Global Online Forum to Support Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals - Save the date! Oslo, Norway June 7-10 2020
United Nations Environment Programme

The Act#ForNature forum is the first global consultation in support of the 5th Session of the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment – the UN Environment Assembly – which will be held at the United Nations Environment Programme Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2021. The forum will be convened under the leadership of Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn, President of the UN Environment Assembly and Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway, and Ms. Inger Andersen, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).


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2020
International Webinar - Alternative Refrigerants for High Ambient Temperature Countries
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Industrial Development Organisaiton, American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

UNEP OzonAction in cooperation with UNIDO and ASHRAE designed an international Webinar about Alternative Refrigerants for High-Ambient Temperature Countries” convening all HAT countries to share the knowledge acquired from all relevant HAT assessment and research projects with emphasis on the research projects conducted by UNEP/UNIDO in relation to the technical feasibility of alternatives and building risk assessment models to ensure safe deployment of alternatives.


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2020
International Webinar - Alternative Refrigerants for High Ambient Temperature (HAT) Countries - Agenda and Background
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

This Webinar intends to share the knowledge acquired from all relevant HAT assessment and research projects with emphasis on the research projects conducted by UNEP/UNIDO in relation to the technical feasibility of alternatives and building risk assessment models to
ensure safe deployment of alternatives.


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2020