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IISD to cover the tenth special session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (Monaco, 20-22 February 2008) [viewed]

Logo_enbtn4_2IISD Reporting Services' flagship publication, Earth Negotiations Bulletin, will be published daily from the tenth special session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, which will convene in Monaco from 20-22 February 2008.

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WHO's Executive Board Adopts Resolution on Climate Change and Health [viewed]

WhoDelegates to the 122nd session of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Executive Board meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, adopted a resolution on climate change and health (EB122.R4).

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Delivering as One in Space-related Activities [viewed]

Rtemagicc_othman_jpgDelivering as one in space-related activities was one of the main issues discussed during the 28th session of the United Nations Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities, held from 16-18 January 2008 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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GEF Assembly and Council Convene: US$3.13 Billion Replenishment Approved [viewed]

28 August 2006: A Special Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council has approved a Fourth GEF replenishment, with 32 governments agreeing to contribute US$3.13 billion to finance environmental projects over the next four years. The Council also agreed on the governance of the climate change funds, specifying, inter alia, that decisions of the Council concerning the operations of the Adaptation Fund be taken by consensus among all Council members representing participants that are parties to the Kyoto Protocol. The Council meeting, which concluded many months' negotiations on the replenishment issue, was held on 28 August 2006, in Cape Town, South Africa.

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GEF Council Appoints New CEO, Makes Progress on Replenishment [viewed]

9 June 2006: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council has elected a new CEO, while progress has also been reported in a GEF Trust Fund meeting on the Fourth Replenishment of its funding.

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International Renewable Energy Conference 2005 Adopts Beijing Declaration [viewed]

8 November 2005: The Renewables 2005 conference has adopted the “Beijing Declaration on Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development.” Over 1000 participants from 78 countries gathered from 7-8 November 2005 in China's Great Hall of the People to consider renewable energy alternatives at the Beijing International Renewable Energy Conference 2005.

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