Meeting

IDB Organizes Regional Policy Dialogue on National and Sectoral Strategies and Programmes for Climate Change [viewed]

© IDB5 August 2009: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) organized a meeting of the network on Sustainable Energy, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management to discuss national and sectoral climate change strategies.

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UNEP Works with Two Nairobi Festivals on Climate Change [viewed]

© UNEP31 July 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was involved in two festivals in Nairobi, Kenya, namely the Storymoja Hay Festival, held from 31 July-1 August, and Kenya's first green music festival, held on 2 August, that considered climate change.

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Event: Technical Workshop on Advancing the Integration of Approaches to Adaptation Planning [viewed]

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the

Pacific (UNESCAP), in collaboration with the Government of Thailand, is hosting a

technical workshop for experts, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to exchange information on integrating and expanding adaptation planning. The workshop will be held under the Nairobi Work Programme.  

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Event: 2009 Ministers' Summit: Roadmap for Recovery – Sustainable Tourism in Challenging Times [viewed]

The third annual Ministers' Summit is being convened by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel Market. This gathering of travel and tourism stakeholders will assess the effects of the economic crisis on the industry and identify solutions to overcome current challenges.  

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UNFCCC Secretariat Releases Scenario Note for August Informal Consultations [viewed]

3 August 2009: In preparation for the intersessional informal consultations of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA), which will convene from 10-14 August 2009, in Bonn, Germany, the UNFCCC Secretariat has released the AWG-LCA scenario note.

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UNESCO Organizes Seminar on Climate Change and Education [viewed]

© UNESCO31 July 2009: The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) organized a seminar on climate change and education at its headquarters in Paris, France, from 27-29 July 2009.

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UNFCCC Secretariat Publishes Bangkok Meeting Notification [viewed]

30 July 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published a notification (CAS/PART/JUL/09) for parties and observer States concerning the ninth session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP 9) and the seventh session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA 7), which will be held from 28 September-9 October 2009, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Junior Chamber International Leadership Summit Focuses on Climate Change [viewed]

© COPYRIGHTFOTO28 July 2009: The Junior Chamber International Leadership Summit, supported by UN Global Compact and the International Chamber of Commerce, took place from 27-30 July 2009, in Geneva, Switzerland, and focused on climate change.

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Event: Forum on Gender and Climate Change at World Climate Conference-3 [viewed]

This forum is organized by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in collaboration with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA), IUCN, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The event will explore linkages between gender and climate issues, particularly in relation to the role of women as effective agents of change, and enhancing women's capacities to address climate change.

 

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Event: ASEAN Training of Trainer Green Growth Capacity Development Seminar [viewed]

This seminar is being convened in response to the request for capacity development assistance from governments in the region. The UN Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in partnership with the Regional Helpdesk on Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia and the Pacific, and with support from the UK Government, has prepared a unique training package for Green Growth for Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Government Officials.  

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