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Latest News - 28 August 2014
WHO Conference on Health and Climate Opens in Geneva
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28_August_2014: The World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate opened on 27 August, in Geneva, Switzerland, at WHO headquarters. The aim of the conference is to catalyze action in addressing the impacts of climate change on health. Participants will focus on the thematic areas of strengthening health system resilience to climate risks and promoting health while mitigating climate change. continued...
ILO Highlights Partnership with Mauritius on Green Economy
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26_August_2014: In advance of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the International Labour Organization (ILO) is showcasing its partnership with Mauritius on the green economy as an example of how to increase resilience and tackle climate change in SIDS. continued...
LAC Seminar: Family Farmers, Indigenous Peoples Key to Climate Change Adaptation
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24_August_2014: Participants at the fifth Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) regional seminar on agriculture and climate change recognized the key role of family farmers and indigenous people in helping the region confront the challenges posed by climate change, protect agrobiodiversity and improve food security. continued...
PACC Project Completes Climate-Reslient Harbor in Cook Islands
Read More: PACC Project Completes Climate-Reslient Harbor in Cook Islands
22_August_2014: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) has reported that, as part of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change Project (PACC), the Cook Islands have completed a climate-resilient harbor for the island of Mangaia. In addition, the tool developed to design the harbor can be used to design other coastal infrastructure in the Cook Islands. continued...
Mountain EbA Pilot Project in Peru Reports Lessons Learned
Read More: Mountain EbA Pilot Project in Peru Reports Lessons Learned
20_August_2014: The global Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Flagship Programme's Mountain Ecoosystems Programme has issued a project brochure outlining EbA work underway in the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve (RPNYC) in the Peruvian Andes and its buffer area, as well as lessons learned so far from the project. continued...
Climate Change Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events
45th Meeting of the CDM Small-Scale Working Group Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 25 Aug - 28 Aug
WHO Conference on Health and Climate Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland 27 Aug - 29 Aug
Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa 1 Sep - 4 Sep
15th World Lake Conference Perugia, Umbria, Italy 1 Sep - 5 Sep
Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) Bogota, Distrito Especial, Colombia 3 Sep - 5 Sep
Milankovitch Anniversary UNESCO Symposium on Water Management in Transition Countries Belgrade, Serbia 3 Sep - 5 Sep
UNFCCC Compliance Committee Meetings Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 4 Sep - 5 Sep
3rd UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy New Haven, CT, US 5 Sep - 7 Sep
Hands-On Training Workshop on the Preparation of BURs for Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe Yerevan, Armenia 8 Sep - 10 Sep
Environment Seminar: Fuelling Aviation with Green Technology Montreal, Quebec, Canada 9 Sep - 10 Sep
Climate Change and the Post-2015 Development Framework: Developing Country Perspectives London, England, UK 10 Sep - 11 Sep
Adaptation Fund: Climate Finance Readiness Seminar #3 Bangkok (Krung Thep), Thailand 10 Sep - 12 Sep
13th Meeting of the CGE TBA 11 Sep - 12 Sep
35th Meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 16 Sep - 17 Sep
69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 69) New York City, US 16 Sep - 1 Oct
 
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