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Webinaire International - Réfrigérants Alternatifs pour les pays à Haute Tmpérature Ambiante (HTA)
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

Ce webinaire vise à partager les connaissances acquises de tous les projets d'évaluation et de
recherche pertinents sur la HTA. Les présentations mettent en évidence les projets de
recherche menés par le PNUE / ONUDI sur la viabilité technique des alternatives et la
construction des modèles d'évaluation des risques pour assurer un déploiement sûr des
réfrigérants alternatifs.


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2020
Expert Consultations on “Mercury from Non-ferrous Metals Mining and Smelting” under the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership - Kick-off Meeting (29 April 2020): Summary of Main Discussion Points
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Mercury Partnership
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2020
Expert Consultations on “Mercury from oil and gas” under the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership - Kick-off Meeting (23 April 2020): Summary of Main Discussion Points
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Mercury Partnership

At its tenth meeting (Geneva, 23 November 2019), the Advisory Group of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership (PAG) requested the Secretariat of the Partnership to convene targeted discussions with interested partners and stakeholders on the issue of mercury from oil and gas, which it had identified as cross-cutting, i.e. where the collaboration of Partnership areas of work would facilitate the development of needed information, interventions and projects.
In response to this request, expert consultations were launched on 23 April 2020, with the overall objective to identify potential useful contributions from the Partnership, within the context of its mission and its existing areas of work.


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2020
Webinar - Sustainable Desalination: Innovation Tools to Address Wastewater due to Brine Discharges
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA)

Webinar Recording


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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
Webinar - Handle with Care!: The Nexus between Wastewater, Health and Sustainable Sanitation
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities

Recording of the webinar


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2019
Provisional Agenda - The 21st Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans, Berlin, Germany
United Nations Environment Programme
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2019
First World Refrigeration Day Focuses on Safe Refrigerant Use
United Nations Environment Programme

The American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the UN Environment’s OzonAction Branch, are working with the World Refrigeration Day Secretariat to provide information and tools that bring awareness to the benefits of new technologies and which promote the safe and responsible use of refrigerants, the life blood of all cooling systems.


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2019
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World Refrigeration Day - 26 June 2019: #Refrigerants4Life
United Nations Environment Programme, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

World Refrigeration Day poster


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2019
Third Face-to-Face Meeting of the GEO for Youth Authors
United Nations Environment Programme

The agenda for the Third face-to-face meeting of the GEO for Youth authors to be held at the Vienna International Centre, Wagramer Strasse 5, 1220 Vienna, Austria from 15-17 May 2019.

Meeting Objectives:

• Reduce the amount of text in each chapter to about 5000 words, in order to ensure a concise
and focused product.
• Advance the chapters to their second order draft stage, including completed infographics,
videos and other multimedia elements.
• Develop a work plan for ensuring that the second order draft is fully completed by 3 weeks
following the Vienna meeting.
• Collaborate with other authors and the co-chairs to ensure links are made across the chapters to
create a coherent narrative for the report.
• Produce initial draft of the Executive Summary for whole report (1000 words).


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2019