The main topic under discussion at the 29th Session of the European Forestry Commission Working Party on the Management of Mountain Watersheds will be natural disaster risk management in mountain areas. The meeting is being jointly organized by the French Ministry of Agriculture, Agro-Alimentaire and Forest, the French National Office for Forests, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO).
dates: 3-5 September 2013 location: France additional: Montgenèvre
The 44th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting will be held in Majuro, Marshall Islands from 3-6 September 2013. The meeting is based on the theme "Marshalling the Pacific Response to the Climate Challenge."
dates: 3-6 September 2013 location: Majuro, Marshall Islands
The Fourth Workshop on Enhancing the Regional Distribution of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Projects in Asia and the Pacific will convene from 4-5 September 2013, in Manila, the Philippines, and is hosted by the UNFCCC Secretariat, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Project developers, CDM consultants, and designated national authorities (DNAs) are expected to attend the workshop. A DNA training for Asia, the Pacific and Eastern Europe will be held immediately prior to the workshop on 2-3 September 2013 at the same venue.
dates: 4-5 September 2013 venue: ADB headquarters, 6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City location: Manila, Philippines
The seventh Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) will meet from 4-7 September 2013, in Bonn, Germany. Discussions will address, inter alia, activities identified in the report on the linkage modalities and the rolling workplan of the TEC for 2012–2013 (FCCC/SB/2012/1).
dates: 4-7 September 2013 location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
The Russian Federation has set as the objective of its 2013 Presidency of the Group of 20 (G20): developing a set of measures aimed at boosting sustainable, inclusive and balanced growth and jobs creation around the world. The G20 will look at eight areas in particular in 2013: framework for strong, sustainable and balanced growth; jobs and employment; international financial architecture reform; strengthening financial regulation; energy sustainability; development for all; enhancing multilateral trade; and fighting corruption. The G20 brings together finance ministers and central bank governors from 19 countries - Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK and the US - plus the EU. The G20 Leaders Summit in September 2013 is preceded by a series of outreach events organized in five streams: think tanks; business; labour; civil society and youth.
dates: 5-6 September 2013 venue: Constantine Palace, Strelna, St Petersburg location: Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation