Meeting

Event: World Climate Broadcasts Forum [viewed]

This Forum is organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and will bring weather presenters together during the World Climate Conference-3 (WCC-3) in Geneva, Switzerland, from 31 August-4 September 2009. Weather presenters will discuss best practices in order to develop recommendations for ways to provide climate outlooks to the public at large.  

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Event: Second World Congress of Agroforestry [viewed]

This Congress will be co-hosted by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF).  

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UNCTAD's Trade and Development Commission Addresses Energy Issues in the Context of Climate Change [viewed]

12 May 2009: The UN Conference on Trade and Development's (UNCTAD) Trade and Development Commission is holding its first session in Geneva, Switzerland, from 11-15 May 2009.

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UNCTAD HOLDS MEETING ON CDM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES [viewed]

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held an expert meeting on the “Trade and Investment Opportunities and Challenges under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)” in Geneva, Switzerland, from 27-29 April 2009. The event included presentations by academics, research institutions and country experts who explored ways to facilitate participation from developing countries and least developed countries in the CDM, and provided examples of how to overcome existing obstacles to greater CDM investment flows.

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Event: Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting 2009 [viewed]

The 2009 Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting will be organized around the theme “Health and Climate Change.”  

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Event: World Summit on the Information Society Forum [viewed]

This Forum is being co-organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the UN Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP). The Forum will address issues related to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS ) implementation and follow-up process, information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the millennium development goals (MDGs), accessing knowledge, financial mechanisms in the economic downturn, cybersecurity, climate change and ICTs, and ICT applications for a better life.  

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Event: Climate Change and Energy Study Review Meeting [viewed]

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is organizing this workshop to review the results of three studies on energy, agriculture and migration that will include recommendations for decision makers and development partners on measures to address vulnerability resulting from climate change in Asia and the Pacific.  

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Event: UN-REDD Second Policy Board Meeting [viewed]

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IMO, ICAO AND UNFCCC HOLD CLIMATE MEETING [viewed]

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO) have held a meeting in preparation for the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December.

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WMO WORKSHOP RECOMMENDS CLIMATE CHANGE-FOOD SECURITY NETWORK [viewed]

The international workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change in West African Agriculture, held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, from 27-30 April 2009, brought together experts and decision makers to discuss and recommend climate change adaptation options for the agriculture, livestock, forestry and fisheries sectors in West Africa.

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