UNFCCC

Rio Conventions Launch Brochure on Gender Mainstreaming [viewed]

19 June 2012: On the sidelines to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) launched a joint brochure outlining gender mainstreaming in the three Conventions, and describing challenges and opportunities for synergistic action.

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Rio Pavilion Hosts Financing Sustainable Development Day [viewed]

19 June 2012: On its seventh day, the Rio Conventions Pavilion at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) convened for Financing Sustainable Development Day. The event consisted of two sessions on natural capital solutions, namely: protected areas meeting global environmental challenges; and natural capital in Africa, Asia and Latin America - partnerships, policies and investments.

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UNFCCC Releases Review of Belarus' Fifth National Communication [viewed]

19 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the in-depth review of the fifth national communication of Belarus (FCCC/IDR.5/BLR).

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UNFCCC Releases Status Report of Slovakia's Annual Inventory [viewed]

18 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Slovakia (FCCC/ASR/2012/SVK).

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Rio Conventions Pavilion Focuses on Ecosystem-based Adaptation [viewed]

15 June 20120: The Rio Conventions Pavilion at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) focused on the theme of Ecosystem-based Adaptation. Four panels addressed: ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation; economic valuation of land (EVL); the Bonn Challenges; and coastal climate change solutions.

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Rio Conventions Pavilion Convenes for Business Day [viewed]

18 June 2012: The Rio Conventions Pavilion at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) convened for Business Day, bringing together business stakeholders, and high-level speakers from the Rio Conventions and intergovernmental organizations to discuss the role of business in sustainable development, and how the private sector can facilitate the transition to a green economy.

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UNFCCC Releases Status Report of Monaco's Annual Inventory [viewed]

14 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Monaco (FCCC/ASR/2012/MCO).

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UNFCCC Releases Status Report of Latvia's Annual Inventory [viewed]

14 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Latvia (FCCC/ASR/2012/LVA).

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UNFCCC Executive Secretary Calls for Strategic and Efficient Use of Oil Emissions [viewed]

14 June 2012: Speaking at the Fifth Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) International Seminar, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres said progress in the international climate change negotiations is an opportunity, rather than a threat, for OPEC member States. 

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UNFCCC Publishes Poland's GHG Inventory Review Report [viewed]

12 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the centralized review of the 2011 annual submission of Poland (FCCC/ARR/2011/POL), which shows that total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions decreased by 32.1 % between 1988 and 2009.

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