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WED 2014: Make a Change and Give Your Energy for World Environment Day

On 4 June, Geneva locals and diplomatic community cycle in solidarity with islands affected by rising sea levels. Anyone in Geneva will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the positive impact of a sustainable lifestyle on climate change and the rising sea levels that have been affecting the Small Island Developing States. 

Tehran Convention COP5:  a milestone in Caspian cooperation
Caspian States adopt Biodiversity Protocol and will establish Convention Secretariat in the region.

Transforming Risks into Cooperation - The Environment and Security Initiative 2003-2013
In 2013, the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) celebrates its 10th anniversary, and the present publication describes the history, methodology and key results achieved so far through the skills, experience and networks of the ENVSEC partners.

Tunza Europe Youth Conference 2013
The UN Environment Programme Regional Office for Europe organizes the Tunza Europe Youth Conference.

Europe and Central Asia Regional Consultations in Istanbul help shape the Post 2015 Development Agenda
On 8 November 2013, the Post 2015 Europe and Central Asia regional consultations concluded in Istanbul with a call to end the increasing inequalities in the region.

Sixth Biodiversity in Europe Conference, 15-18 April 2013, Batumi, Georgia
The 6th Biodiversity in Europe conference brought together representatives and stakeholders from the 55 countries in pan-Europe to discuss the implementation of the global Strategic Plan.