Sustainable Development

WHO Publishes Draft Discussion Paper on Gender, Climate Change and Health [viewed]

February 2010: The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a draft discussion paper titled “Gender, climate change and health.”

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EU Parliament Calls for New Climate Diplomacy [viewed]

10 February 2010: Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) adopted a resolution on 10 February 2010, calling on the EU to create a "new climate diplomacy," whereby the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and the Commissioner on Climate Action should work together with the more progressive developing and emerging countries.

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UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation Releases Hashimoto Action Plan II [viewed]

9 February 2010: The UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) has released the Hashimoto Action Plan II (HAP II), which aims to motivate, convene and galvanize its partners to achieve the water-related Millennium Development Goals over the next three years in five key areas: financing; sanitation; monitoring and reporting; integrated water resources management (IWRM); and water and disaster.

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Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for the UNECE Region Convenes for the First Time [viewed]

8 February 2010: The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Weekly newsletter, for the period 8-12 February 2010, reports on the first meeting of the Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for the UNECE region, which convened on 5 February 2010, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Event: CDM-EB 53 [viewed]

The 53rd meeting of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board will take place in Bonn, Germany.  

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Event: JISC 21 [viewed]

The 21st meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee will convene in Bonn, Germany.  

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Event: CDM-EB 54 [viewed]

The 54th meeting of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board will take place in Bonn, Germany.

 

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Event: CDM-EB 55 [viewed]

The 55th meeting of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board (EB 55) will take place in Bonn, Germany.

 

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MULTISTAKEHOLDER DIALOGUE CONSIDERS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IMPLEMENTATION [viewed]

A one-day meeting convened on 1 February 2010 at UN Headquarters, with the goal of accelerating the pace by which decisions of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) are turned into action.

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IEA Releases Report on Potential for Second-Generation Biofuels in Developing Countries [viewed]

9 February 2010: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published an information paper titled “Sustainable Production of Second-Generation Biofuels: Potential and Perspectives in Major Economies and Developing Countries.” The paper focuses on opportunities and risks presented by second-generation biofuels technologies in eight case study countries: Brazil, Cameroon, China, India, Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania and Thailand.

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