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UN Launches Interactive Website to Support South-South Co-Operation UN Launches Interactive Website to Support South-South Co-Operation
23/ 05/ 2012
User-Generated Content to Improve Information-Sharing on Sustainable Development
All G8 Countries Back Action on Black Carbon, Methane and Other Short Lived Climate Pollutants All G8 Countries Back Action on Black Carbon, Methane and Other Short Lived Climate Pollutants
22/ 05/ 2012
Germany, Italy, France, Russia and the United Kingdom Agree to Join the Climate and Clean Air Coalition
CITES Secretariat Praises China for Wildlife Law Enforcement Operations CITES Secretariat Praises China for Wildlife Law Enforcement Operations
09/ 05/ 2012
New national CITES enforcement coordinating body shows positive results
Sustainable Water Management Brings Economic, Social & Environmental Benefits Sustainable Water Management Brings Economic, Social & Environmental Benefits
04/ 05/ 2012
Pre-publication results: UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management
New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members
24/ 04/ 2012
New Initiatives Assessed for Fast and Scaled-up Action on Black Carbon, Methane, and HFCs
UN Publishes Greenhouse Gas Emission Figures and Highlights Progress towards Climate Neutrality UN Publishes Greenhouse Gas Emission Figures and Highlights Progress towards Climate Neutrality
23/ 04/ 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes publication of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN
New Intergovernmental Body to Focus on Sustainable Management of World's Biodiversity and Ecosystems New Intergovernmental Body to Focus on Sustainable Management of World's Biodiversity and Ecosystems
22/ 04/ 2012
After several years of international negotiations, the final operational design of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was agreed.

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University of Finland and UNEP - 12th Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements
2-12 November 2015, Shanghai, China

The Special theme of the Twelfth Course is Climate Change.


2nd UNEP-INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Committee Conference
16-17 November 2015, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, Singapore

At the 2nd ECEC in Singapore, INTERPOL and UNEP brought together Chief Executives from Environmental Security and Enforcement agencies from INTERPOL member countries, as well as Chief Executive Officers from international and non-governmental organizations, to design and debate strategies to tackle environmental crime and achieve sustainable development goals.


Annual Meeting UNEP- EUROCLIMA (EC Programme to support Policy Dialogue on Climate Change issues in Latin American countries)

Special session of the Commission on Environment of the PARLATINO(Latin American Parliament) on Climate Change law.

27-28 October 2015, Panama


Global Training Programme on Environmental Law and Policy for Mid-career Government Officials

05-13 October 2015, Nairobi, Kenya


Meeting of the Senior Government Officials Expert in Environmental Law on Mid-term review of the Montevideo Programme IV

7-11 September 2015, Montevideo, Uruguay


Montevideo Programme Environmental Law Seminar: Laws to Promote environmental sustainability of oceans and seas
9-10 July, Panama City, Panama


Montevideo Programme Environmental Law Seminar: Legal Foundation for Environmental Sustainability

13-14 July 2015, United Nations Headquarters, New York


Meeting of Eminent Legal Experts on the Midterm review of the Montevideo Programme IV

15-16 July 2015, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Regional Training on Negotiations for Multilateral Environmental Agreements Focusing on UNFCCC and CBD as they relate to Regional Seas Convention
11-13 May 2015, Jeddah Kingdom, Saudi Arabia


Meeting of Climate Change Negotiators of Latin America and the Caribbean
14-15 May 2015, Santiago de Chile 

Regional Meeting of negotiators in preparation for Climate Change multilateral negotiators (exchange of views and discussion of key topics for the region towards COP21)


International Day for Biological Diversity 2015
22 May 2015

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

This year’s theme reflects the importance of efforts made at all levels to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda for the period of 2015-2030 and the relevance of biodiversity for the achievement of sustainable development.


Launch of The UNEP Sourcebook 

officially launched at a side event in the margins of Ramsar COP 12 - 8 June 2015, Punta del Este, Uruguay

The aim of the Sourcebook is to provide National Focal Points of the major Biodiversity-related Conventions as well as other stakeholders working on these conventions, with options to achieve enhanced implementation of the conventions through enhanced cooperation.


Preparatory Workshops for Paris UNFCCC COP for 2015 for Least Developed countries

June 2015, Bonn, Germany


Second Congress on Environmental Policy, Law and Justice Seminar on Environmental Crimes

6-10 July 2015, La Habana, Cuba


Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law(OAS website)
30-31 March 2015, Montego Bay, Jamaica 

The Organization of American States (OAS) co-organized the First Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law in Montego Bay, Jamaica, an event that concluded with a call to strengthen the rule of law on to address environmental challenges in the Americas.


Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development

4 May 2015, UN Headquarters, New York, Conference Room 11