Meeting

UNECE Investigates Role of Wood Energy in the Western Balkans [viewed]

3dic_09_022 December 2009: The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) held a workshop in Cavtat, Croatia, from 17-20 November 2009, to identify policy options supporting cost-effective wood energy in the Western Balkans.

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UN Secretary-General Stresses that Women Are Major Agents for Progress on Climate Change [viewed]

Ban Ki-moon1 December 2009: In his opening statement to the Women's International Forum held in New York, US, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted that, beyond being the most affected by climate change and other social problems, women must be recognized as principal agents in curbing global warming and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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UN Secretary-General to Ibero-American Summit: “We Cannot Afford to Fail in Copenhagen” [viewed]

29 November 2009: In a message delivered by António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Ibero-American Summit in Estoril, Portugal, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that "our capacity to innovate should be put to use without delay" to address the challenge of climate change.

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Event: Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference 2010 [viewed]

The Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC) will be the fourth global ministerial level conference on renewable energy, following Bonn Renewables 2004, Beijing 2005, and WIREC 2008 (held in Washington, DC, US).  

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Event: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010 [viewed]

The organizing theme for the 40th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in 2010 is “Improve the State of the World: Rethink, Redesign and Rebuild.” The event will gather leaders of the private sector and government to discuss the shape of the new global economy, including how to ensure its sustainability.  

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Event: IPCC WG I Expert Meeting on Assessing and Combining Multi-Model Climate Projections [viewed]

This expert meeting will provide tentative best practices in selecting and combining results from multiple models for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report. The meeting will help to bring the community into a position to make better use of the new model results and provide more robust and reliable projections of future climate, along with improved estimates of uncertainty.  

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Event: IPCC WG III Expert Meeting on Renewable Energy [viewed]

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Event: IPCC WG III Expert Meeting on Scenarios [viewed]

In collaboration with Working Groups (WGs) I and II, WG III will hold a workshop in order to facilitate a new generation of emission scenarios as part of the Fifth Assessment cycle. While the process of new scenario development is coordinated by the research community, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) plays a catalyzing role in scenario development and assesses the results. http://www.ipcc-wg3.de/activity/expert-meetings-and-workshops  

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Event: IPCC WG I Workshop on Sea Level Rise and Ice Sheet Instabilities [viewed]

This workshop will bring together the leading world experts on all issues related to sea level rise, including the field of ice sheet dynamics and ice sheet instabilities, to discuss the current understanding comprehensively across various scientific disciplines and accelerate scientific research that will feed results into the Fifth Assessment Report.

 

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Event: Forest Day 3 [viewed]

Forest Day 3 will be hosted by Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) and the Government of Denmark. The event will convene in parallel to the UN Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. It will build on the success of Forest Day 1 and 2 in helping to ensure forests are high on the agenda for future climate outcomes, and will pave the way forward in making these outcomes work beyond the Copenhagen climate change negotiations.  

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