GEF Publishes Booklet on its Efforts to Combat Land Degradation and Desertification Globally [viewed]

© GEF September 2009: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has published a booklet portraying its activities to combat land degradation and desertification.

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Event: Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels [viewed]

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is organizing this conference, which will showcase the state of the art in aviation alternative fuels and will consider a road map for the implementation of alternative fuels for aviation.  

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Event: Global Strategy Summit: Global Gathering of the World's Air Transport Leaders [viewed]

This conference, which is organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Bank, will provide airline and airport Chairs and CEOs the opportunity to informally discuss key issues currently affecting the air transport industry and will include a panel on environmental challenges for the civil aviation industry. It will be held alongside the 15th World Route Development Forum.  

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Event: High-level Meeting on International Aviation and Climate Change [viewed]

This meeting, organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), will review the Programme of Action recommended by the Group on International Aviation and Climate Change (GIACC), which was tasked with creating an aggressive Programme of Action on International Aviation and Climate Change, based on consensus and reflecting the shared vision and strong will of all Contracting States. Participants are to discuss goals and implementation options, proposals for strategies and measures to achieve emissions reductions, and means to measure this progress.

 

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Kyoto Protocol Compliance Committee to Meet in Bangkok [viewed]

© UNFCCC10 September 2009: The sixth meeting of the plenary of the Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol will convene in Bangkok, Thailand, from 12-15 October 2009.

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DSD Posts Submissions for Secretary-General's Report on Climate Change and Possible Security Implications [viewed]

10 September 2009: The Division for Sustainable Development (DSD), of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), has posted member States' submissions of input towards the Secretary-General's report on Climate Change and Possible Security Implications.

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GEF Publishes Report on its Strategies and Models for Investing in Energy Efficiency [viewed]

© GEF10 September 2009: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has published a report entitled “Investing in Energy Efficiency: The GEF Experience.”

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UNDESA and UNDOALOS Organize Expert Panel on Ocean Acidification [viewed]

© UN3 September 2009: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (UNDOALOS) and UN Foundation organized an Expert Panel on Ocean Acidification to increase awareness and highlight options to avoid adverse impacts of ocean acidification on marine life and ecosystems.

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UNFCCC Secretariat Publishes Review of the Second, Third and Fourth National Communication of Belarus [viewed]

© UNFCCC2 September 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the report of the centralized, in-depth review of the second, third and fourth national communication of Belarus (FCCC/IDR.4/BLR), which was conducted by an expert review team (ERT) in accordance with relevant provisions of the Convention and Article 8 of the Kyoto Protocol.

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UNESCO Executive Board to Discuss Climate Change and Ethics [viewed]

© UNESCO September 2009: The Executive Board of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is convening its 182nd session from 7-23 September 2009.

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