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Climate Change Climate Change News / 28 April 2016
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Monthly Forecast: May 2016
IISD RS - Monthly Forecast: May 2016

After_a_full schedule of high-profile events, statements, and commitments in April, policy work in May 2016 will be guided by key documents on sustainable development. continued...
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ESCAP Toolkit Builds Capacity for Flood Forecasting and Early Warning
Read More: ESCAP Toolkit Builds Capacity for Flood Forecasting and Early Warning
25_April_2016: The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has launched a toolkit to help flood management practitioners in transboundary river basins improve their flood forecasting and early warning capabilities, drawing on real-time satellite data and flood modeling techniques. continued...
ECLAC Caribbean Committee Highlights National Ownership, Coordination for 2030 Agenda
Read More: ECLAC Caribbean Committee Highlights National Ownership, Coordination for 2030 Agenda
22_April_2016: Senior government officials shared their perspectives on sustainable development priorities in the Caribbean, during the 26th session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC), a subsidiary body of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Among other priorities, participants stressed national ownership and integrated planning, and suggested addressing debt management through a Caribbean Resilience Fund. continued...
IYP 2016 Events Promote Pulses as “Climate-Smart” Food of the Future
Read More: IYP 2016 Events Promote Pulses as “Climate-Smart” Food of the Future
20_April_2016: Two events organized as part of the International Year of Pulses (IYP 2016) have called for increased efforts to scale up global production of pulses, such as beans, chickpeas, and lentils, due to their multiple benefits as nutrient-dense, soil improving and “climate-smart” crops. The International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture in Drylands (ICP 2016) took place from 18-20 April in Rabat, Morocco, while the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) hosted a seminar in Rome, Italy addressing the links between pulses and soils (the focus of international efforts in 2015), on 19 April 2016. continued...
Climate Change Climate Change Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events
ADB Board of Governors 49th Annual Meeting Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany 2 May - 5 May
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility PC21 Washington D.C., US 3 May - 5 May
Climate Action 2016 Washington D.C., US 5 May - 6 May
89th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 9 May - 13 May
15th Session of Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues New York City, US 9 May - 20 May
Adaptation Futures 2016: Practices and Solutions Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 10 May - 13 May
ICAO High-level Meeting on a Global Market-Based Measure Scheme for Global Aviation Montreal, Quebec, Canada 11 May - 13 May
Second Stakeholder Forum of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) (SDEP2) Milan, Lombardia, Italy 16 May - 17 May
44th Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 16 May - 26 May
2016 AFDB Annual Meetings Lusaka, Zambia 23 May - 27 May
Second Meeting of the UN Environment Assembly Nairobi, Kenya 23 May - 27 May
G7 Summit 2016 Ise-Shima Summit in Mie Prefecture, Japan 26 May - 27 May
Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) San Francisco, CA, US 1 Jun - 2 Jun
50th Meeting of the GEF Council Washington D.C., US 6 Jun - 9 Jun
Asia Clean Energy Forum 2016 Manila, Philippines 6 Jun - 10 Jun
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