Environmental Events, Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars

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UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference , From : Mar 9, 2015 to : Mar 12, 2015

The UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference will take place from 9-12 March 2015, in Mexico, and will address the theme "Combating desertification, land degradation and drought for poverty reduction and sustainable development — the contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices".

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Caribbean Sub-regional Capacity-Building Workshop on Mainstreaming Biosafety into National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans and Resource Mobilization , From : Mar 9, 2015 to : Mar 13, 2015

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this workshop aims to enhance the capacity of Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety from the Caribbean Region to integrate biosafety concerns into National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs).

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South-East European Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy , From : Mar 11, 2015 to : Mar 13, 2015

The 2015 South-East European Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 11-13 March 2015.

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Energy Efficiency Working Group Seminar on Smart Grids , From : Mar 11, 2015 to : Mar 13, 2015

The Energy and Climate Partnerships of the Americas (ECPA) will hold this seminar in order to provide training and an updating of knowledge on the integration of distributed energy resources to the electrical system.

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36th Meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee , From : Mar 12, 2015 to : Mar 13, 2015

The 36th meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (JISC) will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 12-13 March 2015.

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UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction , From : Mar 14, 2015 to : Mar 18, 2015

The third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be hosted by the Government of Japan and organized by the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR).

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Third Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture , From : Mar 16, 2015 to : Mar 18, 2015

The Third Global Scientific Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is the result of a Netherlands-led initiative aimed at simultaneously addressing the themes of agriculture, food security and climate change.

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Training on Digital Soil Mapping for Western and Central African Countries , From : Mar 16, 2015 to : Mar 27, 2015

This event is organized by the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) with the support of the European Commission to follow up on priorities identified during launch workshops for the African Soil Partnership held in Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya in 2013.

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Africa Future Energy Forum , From : Mar 18, 2015 to : Mar 19, 2015

Meeting under the theme 'Unlocking Africa's Energy Potential,' this forum will bring together relevant stakeholders to discuss the policy, technology and financing aspects of unlocking Africa's energy potential.

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ICAO Environmental ​Seminars in the European and North Atlantic Region , From : Mar 18, 2015 to : Mar 20, 2015

As part of a series of two environmental seminars held back-to-back in each region of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Aviation and Environment Seminar will be held from 18-19 March 2015, and the States' Action Plans Seminar will be held from 19-20 March 2015, in Warsaw, Poland, for the European and North Atlantic (EUR/NAT) Region.

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ICAO Environmental ​Seminars in the Middle East Region , From : Mar 23, 2015 to : Mar 25, 2015

As part of a series of two environmental seminars held back-to-back in each region of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Aviation and Environment Seminar will be held from 23-24 March 2015, and the States' Action Plans Seminar will be held from 24-25 March 2015, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the Middle East Region.

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16th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty , From : Mar 23, 2015 to : Mar 27, 2015

The 2015 conference will take place under the theme, 'Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity,' in recognition of the role of land tenure in affecting asset distribution, land use patterns and other socio-economic outcomes at landscape, community and household levels.

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Tenure and Fishing Rights 2015 (User Rights) , From : Mar 23, 2015 to : Mar 27, 2015

This global conference on tenure and fishing rights will focus on rights-based approaches for fisheries. It aims to share experiences and information on the application of rights-based approaches to responsible fisheries and social development, particularly in areas where tenure governance is weak.

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Ninth Meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board , From : Mar 24, 2015 to : Mar 26, 2015

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will convene its ninth meeting to continue its work operationalizing the Fund.

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Dresden Nexus Conference 2015 , From : Mar 25, 2015 to : Mar 27, 2015

The Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) 2015 will convene under the theme 'Global Change, Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus Approach,' and include participants from UN organizations, UN University (UNU) institutes, governments, international organizations, as well as individual researchers and representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

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Meeting on the Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa , From : Mar 25, 2015 to : Mar 27, 2015

This meeting, organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), on Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa, will aim to promote a new regulatory framework for the region and is expected to result in the adoption of a declaration on the regional implementation of this framework.

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Powering East Africa , From : Mar 25, 2015 to : Mar 27, 2015

Powering East Africa, part of a series of stakeholder-led meetings designed to connect African Governments, utilities and regulators with investors, will center on "breaking the transmission barrier," or the requirements for unlocking investment in power transmission to increase energy access and support regional growth and development.

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Eighth Joint AUC-ECA Annual Meetings , From : Mar 25, 2015 to : Mar 30, 2015

The Eighth Joint African Union Commission (AUC)-Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Annual Meetings will take place as part of the AU Conference of Ministers of the Economy and Finance and the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, under the theme, 'Implementing Agenda 2063: Planning, Mobilizing and Financing for Development'.

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High-Level Conference on the Data Revolution in Africa , From : Mar 27, 2015 to : Mar 29, 2015

This high level conference will take place under the theme, 'Setting the scene for a sustainable development agenda powered by Data Revolution in Africa'.

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UNCTAD Multi-year Expert Meeting on Investment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Productive Capacity-building and Sustainable Development , From : Mar 30, 2015 to : Mar 31, 2015

The third session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Investment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Productive Capacity-building and Sustainable Development will take place in March 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland.  

 

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ECOSOC Integration Segment 2015 , From : Mar 30, 2015 to : Apr 1, 2015

The 2015 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Integration Segment, chaired by Vladimir Drobnjak (Croatia), Vice-President of ECOSOC, will bring together Heads of States and Governments, ministers, governors, mayors, the UN system, the tripartite constituents of the International Labour Organization (ILO), civil society, academia and the private sector.

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Global Forum on Development 2015 , From : Apr 1, 2015 to : Apr 1, 2015

The Global Forum on Development, which will focus on the theme 'Post-2015 Financing for Sustainable Development,' will bring together experts and practitioners to discuss how different streams of finance work together, in advance of the third UN Financing for Development (FfD) Conference,

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16th Meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea , From : Apr 6, 2015 to : Apr 10, 2015

The 16th meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea will convene from 6-10 April 2015.

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DCF Symposium on Development Cooperation for People and Planet: What Will it Take? , From : Apr 8, 2015 to : Apr 10, 2015

A Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) High-Level Symposium will be held in Incheon, Republic of Korea, from 8-10 April 2015.

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Second Environmental Protection and Sustainability Forum , From : Apr 9, 2015 to : Apr 11, 2015

The Department of Economics and the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath are hosting this international forum to discuss state-of-the-art academic research on international environmental agreements informed by the insights of policymakers and practitioners in the field.

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Island Energy Transitions: Pathways for Accelerated Uptake of Renewables , From : May 8, 2015 to : May 9, 2015

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the French Government, with the regional Government of Martinique, will convene this meeting on accelerating the uptake of renewables on islands.

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Our Common Future Under Climate Change , From : Jul 7, 2015 to : Jul 10, 2015

Organized by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Council for Science (ICSU) and Future Earth, in collaboration with a partnership of French organizations, this science-focused conference will examine the latest research around climate change.

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South Africa International Renewable Energy Conference 2015 (SAIREC) , From : Oct 4, 2015 to : Oct 7, 2015

The Government of South Africa together with the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) are hosting the South Africa International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC)

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42nd Session of the IPCC , From : Oct 6, 2015 to : Oct 10, 2015

The 42nd session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 42) is expected to convene in October 2015.

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Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund , From : Oct 9, 2015 to : Oct 11, 2015

The 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place in Lima, Peru, in October 2015.

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UNCCD COP 12 , From : Oct 12, 2015 to : Oct 23, 2015

The 12th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place over two weeks in Ankara, Turkey.

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CITES PC22 , From : Oct 19, 2015 to : Oct 23, 2015

The 22nd meeting of the Plants Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES PC22) will be held for the last time before the seventeenth meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties (CITES COP17) in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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49th Meeting of the GEF Council , From : Oct 20, 2015 to : Oct 22, 2015

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council meets twice per year to approve new projects with global environmental benefits in the GEF's focal areas.

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19th Meeting of the LDCF/SCCF Council , From : Oct 22, 2015 to : Oct 22, 2015

The 19th meeting of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) Council will be held on 22 October 2015, in Washington D.C., US

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IEA Bioenergy Conference 2015 , From : Oct 26, 2015 to : Oct 29, 2015

The 2015 International Energy Agency (IEA) Bioenergy Conference will center on recent research and market developments in bioenergy, including: challenges across bioenergy value chains; and cross-cutting topics, such as environmental sustainability, socioeconomic issues and trade.

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Intergovernmental Forum on Mining and Sustainable Development , From : Oct 26, 2015 to : Oct 30, 2015

Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) will be held 26-30 October 2015 in Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland

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27th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol , From : Nov 1, 2015 to : Nov 5, 2015

The 27th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 27) to the Montreal Protocol will convene from 1-5 November 2015.

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Silva2015 and Third European Forest Week , From : Nov 2, 2015 to : Nov 6, 2015

The 72nd joint session of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) European Forestry Commission as well as the third European Forest Week (Silva2015)

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G20 2015 Leaders' Summit , From : Nov 15, 2015 to : Nov 16, 2015

The Turkish Presidency of the Group of 20 (G20) will host G20 leaders in Antalya, Turkey, for the G20 Leaders' Summit in November 2015.

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Asian Irrigation Forum 2 , From : Nov 16, 2015 to : Nov 20, 2015

This event, organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) 'Water For All' program, aims to improve the productivity and efficiency of irrigation and drainage services to farmers in Asia, following up on the first Asian Irrigation Forum held in 2012

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UNFCCC COP 21 , From : Nov 30, 2015 to : Dec 11, 2015

UNFCCC COP 21 - The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC is expected to take place in December 2015, in Paris, France.

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10th WTO Ministerial Conference , From : Dec 1, 2015 to : Dec 4, 2015

The 10th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference is expected to meet in December 2015.

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Global Landscapes Forum 2015 , From : Dec 5, 2015 to : Dec 6, 2015

The third annual Global Landscapes Forum will take place on 6 December 2015, in Paris, France, conciding with the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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