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UNEP and WRI to Host Teleconference on Emissions Gap Report

Nov 04, 2013 No Comments by

On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013, UNEP and the World Resources Institute (WRI) will host a joint teleconference on their latest Emissions Gap Report. The report, inaugurated in 2010, is an annual analysis of the whether the pledges and commitments made by states within the UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol will actually have their intended effect. The effect, [...]

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UNESCO Press Release on UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board

Oct 24, 2013 No Comments by

Earlier in October, we posted that the Director of the Global Environmental Governance Project, Prof. Maria Ivanova, was appointed to the newly-minted UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board. On October 18th, 2013, UNESCO published an official press release about the Advisory Board, a roster of the members, and relevant links including a video of UN Secretary-General [...]

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UNEP Press Release on Outcome of GC/GMEF27

Feb 25, 2013 No Comments by

UNEP Strengthened and Upgraded to Implement The Future We Want  Governments Call for Governing Council to be Transformed into UN Environment Assembly A Decade of Initiatives Decoupling Economic Growth from Natural Resources Losses and Supporting Green Economy Transitions in 30 Countries Among Decisions and Announcements Nairobi, 22 February 2012—Starting from  an office above a supermarket 40 [...]

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Ludgarde Coppens – Transnational Environmental Crimes

Feb 12, 2013 No Comments by

The issues posed from environmental crime, especially from within the context of international law, are ones of urgency. The socioeconomic, political, and ecological ramifications of these crimes, due to the somewhat archaic international law system under which we operate today, seem to be growing dangerously more abundant whilst international cooperative policing efforts remain almost static. [...]

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Global Environmental Governance on Twitter

Jan 07, 2013 No Comments by

The popular microblogging service Twitter has been with us since 2006. Now an established internet hub, Twitter is an important medium for international environmental organizations to communicate with a popular audience. Many of these organizations regularly update their feeds with important developments relevant to their areas of concern. Here is a list of some of [...]

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Carnegie Council Convenes Lecture on Ethics, International Relations, and Global Environmental Governance

Nov 29, 2012 No Comments by

On Monday, November 19th, 2012, Lorraine Elliott, professor of international relations at the Australian National University, delivered a public lecture entitled “Ethics, International Relations, and Global Environmental Governance” in Singapore at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. The seminar, co-convened by the Global Ethics Network of Carnegie Council for Ethics in [...]

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