Science, Assessment & Monitoring

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

21 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of the United Kingdom (FCCC/ASR/2012/GBR).

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

21 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Sweden (FCCC/ASR/2012/SWE).

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

19 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Slovenia (FCCC/ASR/2012/SVN).

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

21 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Spain (FCCC/ASR/2012/ESP).

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

21 June 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the annual status report of the annual inventory of Switzerland (FCCC/ASR/2012/CHE).

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Rio+20 Adopts "The Future We Want" Outcome Document, Voluntary Pledges Reported to Reach US$513 Billion [viewed]

22 June 2012: The third and final meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), Pre-Conference Informal Consultations Facilitated by the Host Country, and the UNCSD convened back-to-back in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 13-22 June 2012. During their ten days in Rio, government delegations concluded negotiations on the Rio outcome document, titled “The Future We Want.”

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ESMAP Reviews its 2009-11 Work on Clean Energy, Access and Efficiency [viewed]

22 June 2012: The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank released the report, “ESMAP 2012 Portfolio Review Fiscal Years 2009-2011,” which highlights results and outcomes of ESMAP projects and activities implemented since July 2008.

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Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia Kicks Off [viewed]

21 June 2012: The First Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) Ministerial Conference met to mobilize financial support for implementation of the targeted activities of the RIMES Master Plan, which aims to increase capacity for dealing with natural hazards and extreme weather events.

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Rio Pavilion Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Rio Conventions [viewed]

21 June 2012: The Rio Conventions Pavilion celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Rio Conventions at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), with events on 21 June 2012. Four panel sessions addressed: the launch of the pilot partnership on national implementation of synergies among the Rio Conventions; the launch of Mozambique's Green Economy Roadmap; the importance of the three Rio Conventions for poverty eradication; and integration of environment within the development framework by the UN system.

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San Francisco Joins UNISDR Making Cities Resilient Campaign [viewed]

20 June 2012: The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) has announced that the US city of San Francisco has joined UNISDR's Making Cities Resilient Campaign. San Francisco is the first major US city to join the Campaign.

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