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Latest News - 1 October 2014
UNGA Debate Concludes with Focus on 2015 Agreement, Link to Sustainable Development
Read More: UNGA Debate Concludes with Focus on 2015 Agreement, Link to Sustainable Development
30_September 2014: On the final day of the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) 69th General Debate, speakers again addressed: their countries priorities for the post-2015 development agenda; climate change; health; and security. Closing the Debate on 30 September, UNGA President Sam Kutesa urged Member States to “make real and meaningful change in the livelihoods of humanity and the health of our planet.” continued...
Leaders, Communities Voice Support for Zero Hunger Challenge
Read More: Leaders, Communities Voice Support for Zero Hunger Challenge
25_September 2014: A high-level event, titled ‘Delivering Zero Hunger – Demonstrating Impact,' was organized by the Permanent Missions of Ireland, Mexico and the Netherlands, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP). Femi Oke, Al Jazeera, served as moderator. The event took place on 25 September 2014, at UN Headquarters in New York, US, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly's 69th session. continued...
UNFCCC Releases COP 19 Report Revision
Read More: UNFCCC Releases COP 19 Report Revision
25_September 2014: The UNFCCC Secretariat has issued a revision to the report on action taken by the Conference of the Parties at its 19th session (COP 19), which contains decisions 16-23/CP.19 adopted by the COP. continued...
Nigerian NGO Reducing Indoor Air Pollution through Clean Stoves
Read More: Nigerian NGO Reducing Indoor Air Pollution through Clean Stoves
25_September 2014: SMEFunds, a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Nigeria, has announced that its clean cook stoves programme will reach over one million women and households in Africa by 2015. The announcement was made during the ‘Indoor Air Pollution' event, organized on 25 September 2014, in New York, US, on the sidelines of the 2014 Climate Summit. continued...
Blue Carbon Initiative Helps Assess Coastal Ecosystems Carbon Stocks
Read More: Blue Carbon Initiative Helps Assess Coastal Ecosystems Carbon Stocks
September_2014: The Blue Carbon Initiative, co-led by Conservation International (CI), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Intergovernmental Oceanic Commission (IOC) of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has produced a manual, titled ‘Coastal Blue Carbon: Methods for assessing carbon stocks and emissions factors in mangroves, tidal salt marshes, and seagrass meadows.' continued...
Climate Change Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events
69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 69) New York City, US 16 Sep - 1 Oct
10th Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 29 Sep - 1 Oct
6th Meeting of the Adaptation Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 29 Sep - 1 Oct
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety COP-MOP 7 Pyeongchang, Gangwon (Kangwon-do), Republic of Korea 29 Sep - 3 Oct
Fifth US-India Energy Partnership Summit Washington D.C., US 30 Sep - 1 Oct
25th Annual SPREP Meeting Majuro, Marshall Islands 30 Sep - 3 Oct
8th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 1 Oct - 3 Oct
African Regional Workshop on NAMAs Windhoek, Namibia 1 Oct - 3 Oct
IV EUROCLIMA Seminar Lima, Peru 1 Oct - 3 Oct
Integrating Migration into Development: Diaspora as a Development Enabler Rome, Lazio, Italy 2 Oct - 3 Oct
Eleventh Meeting of the Carbon Fund (CF11) Washington D.C., US 6 Oct - 8 Oct
CBD COP 12 Pyeongchang, Gangwon (Kangwon-do), Republic of Korea 6 Oct - 17 Oct
First Carbon-CAP Stakeholder Workshop Cambridge, England, UK 7 Oct - 8 Oct
Fourth Climate Change and Development Conference (CCDA-IV) Marrakesh, Marrakech, Morocco 8 Oct - 10 Oct
Third Workshop of the LEDS-LAC Regional Platform Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile 8 Oct - 10 Oct
 
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