Open-Ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on the International Arrangement on Forests Holds First Meeting

Apr 10, 2014 No Comments by

The Open-Ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on the International Arrangement on Forests (AHEG) held its first meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, from February 24th to February 28th. The group is expected to review the performance and effectiveness of the international arrangement on forests (IAF), and to propose recommendations to the United Nations Forum on Forests [...]

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IPCC Report Leads to Discussion on Food Security

Apr 08, 2014 No Comments by

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is reporting that the recent IPCC Working Group 2 report, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability, is making waves in the international community. International organizations such as the FAO, the World Bank, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have hosted and participated in conferences addressing [...]

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UNEP Publishes Report on the Role of REDD in Developing a Green Economy

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments by

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has recently published a report entitled Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ Can Support a Green Economy. The report provides insights on the role of REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries) in the green economy and poverty alleviation. Green economy, as used in the report, means “an economy that results [...]

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New IPCC Working Group II Report

Apr 02, 2014 No Comments by

On March 30th, 2014, the IPCC Working Group II released its contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the IPCCC. There are a number of Working Groups for the IPCCC process, but Working Group II specifically focuses on impacts of climate change, climate change adaptation, and vulnerabilities. Their report, entitled Climate Change 2014: Impacts, [...]

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Ban Ki-Moon on World Water Day

Mar 25, 2014 No Comments by

March 22nd, 2014 was World Water Day, and to mark the occasion, the United Nations focused on how water and energy, specifically their distributions and uses, impact economic development. In his address to mark the occasion, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon reminded us that, “Climate change, driven in great part by the unsustainable use of energy, will [...]

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NRDC Releases Architecture for Sustainable Development

Mar 20, 2014 No Comments by

The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) has developed a new international structure to promote action on the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The NRDC, long known for its environmental advocacy and engagement with the international community, entitles its proposal “New Architecture for a New Global Partnership.” The proposal is part of long-term effort the NRDC [...]

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GEG Project Videos

Quest for Leadership

May 25, 2010 3 Comments by

‘Quest for Leadership’ recounts the story of environmental governance through the eyes of the individuals who created and led national and international institutions for environment and development.

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Waiting to exhale in Copenhagen

Dec 18, 2009 No Comments by

Emerging Leader Joe Ageyo reported daily for NTV Kenya on the new developments throughout the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark this past year. Here Joe interviews with UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner and EU Parliament President Buzek.    

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Quest for Symphony

Dec 17, 2009 No Comments by

Produced by Maria Ivanova and Joe Ageyo, The Quest for Symphony has been called “the white paper on global environmental governance in images.

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Way Ahead Not Closed!

Dec 16, 2009 3 Comments by

On 29 June 2009, the GEG Project convened a historic reunion of all five successive Executive Directors of the United Nations Environment Programme at the Global Environmental Governance Forum in Glion, Switzerland.

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Interview with Bill Ruckelhaus

Dec 15, 2009 No Comments by

For more interviews please visit the GEG Project on Vimeo.

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Interview with John McDonald

Sep 05, 2009 No Comments by

For more videos please visit the GEG Project Vimeo page.

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