UNEP Publishes Report on Climate and Trade Policies in a Post-2012 World [viewed]

© UNEP August 2009: A new publication, titled “Climate and Trade Policies in a Post-2012 World,” is the result of a joint effort by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the ADAM project (“Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies: Supporting European Climate Policy”).

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UNEP Develops Discussion Paper on Negotiating Adaptation [viewed]

© UNEP July 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a discussion paper entitled “Negotiating Adaptation: International Issues of Equity and Finance.”

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UNEP Launches Seal the Deal Website [viewed]

© UNEP July 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a website – Seal the Deal (http://www.sealthedeal2009.org/) – to support the UN-led Seal the Deal Campaign.

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Event: High-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries [viewed]

The Secretary-General is convening this high-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) in developing countries. For more information and to confirm attendance, email: un-redd@un-redd.org.  

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Event: Regional Climate Conference “Kathmandu to Copenhagen” [viewed]

The Conference, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank, will bring together high-level officials, climate change experts, and civil society around the theme of climate change and the South Asian Himalayas. The Conference is expected to contribute to thinking about climate change threats and opportunities for South Asia including to discussions in the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) and AWG-Kyoto Protocol.  

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Event: UNFCCC Technical Workshop on Joint Implementation [viewed]

The workshop will provide a platform for the Joint Implementation (JI) Supervisory Committee, JI project participants and other interested stakeholders to share experiences and exchange views, particularly regarding matters relating to the development of a determination and verification manual and guidance on JI programmes of activities. Other JI issues, such as JI Tracks 1 and 2, an overview of JI in the carbon market and outlook of JI for post 2012, will also be covered in the workshop.  

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Event: 49th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) supervises the CDM and holds regular meetings to consider issues relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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Event: Use of Radio Spectrum for Meteorology: Weather, Water and Climate Monitoring and Prediction [viewed]

This seminar is jointly organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Its main objective is to provide information and facilitate an exchange of the experiences National Meteorological and Radio-Frequency Spectrum Management Services/Authorities have on the use and further development of radio-based space and terrestrial systems and applications employed for weather, water and climate monitoring and the relevant radio-frequency spectrum management activities.

 

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Event: VIRTUAL International Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change [viewed]

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is co-organizing, with the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), the 1st VIRTUAL International Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change. The symposium will bring together, in a virtual environment, key specialists in the field to discuss topics including: green ICTs to tackle climate change, clean technologies and smart applications, reducing the environmental impact of ICTs, and building a green future.  

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UN World Economic and Social Survey 2009 Calls for Integrated Policy Responses to Climate Change [viewed]

© UN1 September 2009: The UN has launched a report on “The World Economic and Social Survey 2009: Promoting Development, Saving the Planet,” which calls for integrated policy responses to development and climate challenges.

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