Europe

Multilateral Development Banks Commit to the Rio+20 Agenda for Inclusive Green Growth [viewed]

19 June 2012: On the sidelines of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) six of the world's major multilateral development banks (MDBs) released a joint statement, which indicates their commitment to work together to support global transformation in line with the Rio+20 agreements.

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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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European Commission Launches Search for European Green Capital 2015 [viewed]

15 June 2012: The European Commission has initiated the search for the city that will win the title European Green Capital 2015. The title is awarded to a city that serves as a role model for others by providing environmentally-friendly urban living that is “fit for life.”

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EEA Releases Update of 2010 Report on Consumption and the Environment [viewed]

EEA14 June 2012: The European Environment Agency (EEA) released an update to its “State and Outlook of the Environment Report 2010” (SOER) which focuses on consumption and the environment. The publication was launched at the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Consumption and Production, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in conjunction with the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20).

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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 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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OECD, UNECE, World Bank Hold Workshop on Green Urban Development [viewed]

UNECE14 June 2012: The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), held a workshop to discuss Compact Cities: A Model for Sustainable Urban Development and Green Growth.

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