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Past Events

2011 Events

First International Environmental Forum for Basin Organizations

24 - 28 October 2011, Bangkok, Thailand

2010 Events

Building capacities to strengthen carbon markets in African countries

Open-ended Meeting of Government-Designated Experts on a Compilation of internationally Agreed Environmental Goals and Objectives, Geneva, 29 - 31 March 2010

Provisional Agenda

Existing Internationally agreed Environmental Goals and Objectives


2009 Events

International Meeting on Environmental Norms and Military Activities

10 - 11 December 2009 

High Level Expert Meeting on the New Future of Human Rights and Environment: Moving the Global Agenda Forward
UNEP headquarters, Nairobi
30 November - 1 December 2009

International Civil Society Workshop on Environmental Norms and Military Activities 
Okinawa, Japan 
27 and 28 November 2009

Intergovernmental Meetings on draft Liability and Access Guidelines
9 -13 November,
Nairobi, Kenya

Ninth Global Training Programme on Environmental Law and Policy 
2 - 13 November 
UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi

Consultative Process on Financing Options for Chemicals and Wastes
Bangkok, Thailand
25 and 26 October 2009

Bangkok, Thailand
25 and 26 October 2009

11th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans
5 - 8 October
Bangkok, Thailand

UNEP Workshop on Knowledge Management and MEAs
22 - 24 September
Chexbres, Switzerland

 World Water Week 2009 - Seminar on Dialogue on Transboundary Waters – Structured Approaches to Realise Benefits for All
16 - 22 August 2009

GEG Forum 2009: Reflecting on the Past, Moving into the Future
June 28th – July 2nd, 2009

First Pan-African Workshop on ABS and Forests
22nd - 25th June 2009
UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi
[English] [Français]


  Saturday 6 June 2009

UNEP Conference on Strengthening Transboundary Freshwater Governance – The Environmental Sustainability Challenge
20 – 22 May 2009
Bangkok, Thailand

The International Day for Biological Diversity
Theme: Invasive Alien Species
22 May 2009

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Diplomacy
25 May - 22 August 2009
University of Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

UNEP Course on International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy
28 June -10 July 2009
Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge - Nairobi, Kenya

 Sustainability Beyond 2010: Perspectives From Experiences
15th February 2009
UNEP – Nairobi, Kenya

Getting the Message Across: Crafting ‘CEPA’ Approaches to Promote Successful Negotiation and Implementation of ABS
9 – 12 March 2009
UNEP – Nairobi, Kenya

Multilateral Environmental Negotiators Course
16 - 18 March 2009
Gabarone, Botswana

2008 Events

Expert Forum on Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being: The Role of Law and Governance
19 - 20 September 2008,

CMS CoP9 / MOP1 Gorilla Agreement
29 November - 5 December 2008
Rome, Italy

UNEP’s Contribution:

  • UNEP report on the activities in support of implementation of CMS and its instruments, which was presented during the COP.
  • Four policy briefs summarizing key agenda issues discussed at the COP which were relevant to UNEP and distributed to the participants as outreach material.
  • Representatives to COP-9 covering working group and plenary sessions and providing daily briefings and analytical report on the main issues of the COP.