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GC Today - 22 February 2013


The First Universal Session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) entered its final day at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

The closing plenary took place, where the President's summary on the outcome of ministerial consultations was introduced. A report on the outcome of the Committee of the Whole was presented by its Chair. Delegates adopted decisions on chemicals and waste management, advancing justice, governance and law, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the state of the environment and the strengthening and upgrading of the United Nations Environment Programme in the context of paragraph 88 of the Rio+20 outcome document.

Other events included a press conference announcing UNEP leading the Climate Technology Centre and Network and the naming of Mongolia, one of the fastest growing economies, as global host of World Environment Day 2013. A side event on the topic of "Africa priority flagship programmes in the follow-up to the Rio+20 outcomes", presented the approach and principles for developing and implementing the Regional Flagship Programmes with a view to forging partnerships with other regional and international partners.

For more information: Earth Negotiation Bulletin

 
 

 Press Releases

 Special Events

 
Mongolia, One of the World's Fastest-Growing Economies, Named as Global Host of World Environment Day 2013Mongolia, One of the World's Fastest-Growing Economies, Named as Global Host of World Environment Day 2013
 
UNEP Strengthened and Upgraded to Implement The Future We WantUNEP Strengthened and Upgraded to Implement The Future We Want
 
UN Launches New Centre to Accelerate Use of Technology in Tackling Climate ChangeUN Launches New Centre to Accelerate Use of Technology in Tackling Climate Change
 
Half-Marathon to Celebrate Stronger UNEP and Support Peace to Take PlaceHalf-Marathon to Celebrate Stronger UNEP and Support Peace to Take Place
 
 
 
 

 Side Events


Development of Africa Regional Flagship Programmes for the Effective Implementation of Rio+20 Outcomes in Africa, Side Event Report




 Multimedia


Targeting the Source: Reducing SLCPs from Brick Production


Mongolia4WED 2013


 Photogallery


Mongolia Announced As Global Host For World Environment Day 2013
 

 Publications

 
UNEP Year Book 2012: Providing an overview of UNEP's activities in 2012UNEP 2012 Annual Report UNEP: The First 40 YearsUNEP: The First 40 Years GEO-5 for youthGEO-5 for Youth
ANNUAL PROGRAMME PERFORMANCE REPORT 2012Annual Programme Performance Report 2012 EVENTS_ARCTIC_REPORTArctic Report UNEP Year Book 2013UNEP Year Book 2013
Our Planet: Rio+20: From Outcome to ImplementationOur Planet: Rio+20: From Outcome to Implementation State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - 2012State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - 2012 Africa Environment Outlook 3Africa Environment Outlook 3