Tagged on: Decision/resolution

Decision 2/6: Prevention of Electronic Hazardous Waste and the Import and Dumping of End-of-life Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties of the Bamako Convention, among others, urges parties and other African States that have not yet done so to enhance or supplement existing legislation to prevent illegal and unwanted traffic in hazardous and other e-waste from entering their territory and the African continent; and encourages parties and other African States to develop and adopt legislation on individual producer responsibility in the collection and environmentally sound recycling of e-waste arising from domestic sources in Africa.


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2018
Decision 2/2: Parties’ Assessed Contributions to the Revolving Fund for Emergency Situations
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties, among others, decides to appropriate $100,000 to the revolving fund for assistance in case of emergency situations in replacement of the appropriation made by decision 1/9 adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its first meeting.


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2018
Decision 2/3: Dates and Venues of the Third Meeting and the First Extraordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the secretariat to convene the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Brazzaville in February 2020, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Congo; and also requests the secretariat to convene the first extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Khartoum in February 2019, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Sudan.


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2018
2/19. Midterm Review of the Fourth Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme IV)
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolutions adopted by the Second session United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
2/17. Enhancing the Work of the United Nations Environment Programme in Facilitating Cooperation, Collaboration and Synergies among Biodiversity-related Conventions
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/17 welcomes the results of the project led by the United Nations Environment Programme on improving the effectiveness of and cooperation among biodiversity-related conventions and exploring opportunities for further synergies, in particular the information document on elaboration of options for enhancing synergies among biodiversity-related conventions; and also welcomes the workshop on synergies among the biodiversity-related conventions, hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity in Geneva in February 2016, and requests the Executive Director to transmit to the conferences of the parties to the biodiversity-related conventions the results of the project.


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2016
Sustainable Coral Reefs Management
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/12 among other things calls for national, regional and international initiatives, cooperation and commitments to conserve and sustainably manage coral reefs, including cold-water coral ecosystems, and mangrove forests, which contribute to food security and nutrition for peoples’ livelihoods.


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2016
Sustainable Consumption and Production
United Nations Environment Programme

This Resolution 2/8 among other things, encourages Member States to take the necessary steps to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 12 and related targets in other Sustainable Development Goals, taking into account national capabilities and priorities recognizing the objective of moving towards sustainable consumption and production patterns, while improving global resource efficiency and endeavouring to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns, with developed countries taking the lead.


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2016
Role and Functions of the Regional forums of Ministers of the Environment and Environment Authorities
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution Adopted by the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
Investing in human capacity for sustainable development through environmental education and training
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution adopted by the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
2/22. Review of the Cycle of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly Decides to hold its regular sessions in odd numbered years commencing with its third session in 2017;Also decides that the above-mentioned cycle shall also apply to the open-ended meetings of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to be held in accordance with Governing Council decision 27/2; Further decides that, on an exceptional basis: (a) Its third session shall consist of a 3-day meeting without prejudice to the duration and functions of its high-level segment as set out in Governing Council decision 27/2; (b) The third session of the open-ended meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives shall consist of a 3-day meeting and will be convened back-to-back with thethird session of the Assembly in order to minimize financial costs; (c) The fourth meeting of the Subcommittee of the Committee of PermanentRepresentatives shall take place in 2017 and that the Committee of Permanent Representatives shall review the agenda and organizational modalities of the Subcommittee.


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2016