Call for Applications – Global Climate Coalition Student Workshop at Rio + 20

Mar 26, 2012 No Comments

As a side-event at the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development Rio + 20, Yale University, Fundação Getulio Vargas, and the University of Massachusetts Boston will be hosting the Global Climate Coalition Student Workshop. This event will take place on June 19th, 2012, and will offer teams of university students from around the world the opportunity to [...]

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Planet Under Pressure Conference Offers Free Live Streaming

Mar 25, 2012 No Comments

The Planet Under Pressure Conference, taking place in London from March 26th-29th, 2012, just announced live streaming services for its plenary sessions and for two live episodes of “The Daily Planet” on each day of the conference. The conference will bring together academics, international organizations, senior policy makers, technology experts, non-state actors, and representatives of the [...]

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Yale to Host Citizens’ Summit for Sustainable Development

Mar 19, 2012 No Comments

As part of the regional preparations for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio + 20, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will host the U.S. – Canada Citizens’ Summit for Sustainable Development on March 24th and 25th, 2012. This meeting will bring together 180 experts, leaders, advocates, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers from both [...]

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12th Special Session of UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum Concluded in Nairobi

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments

The United Nations Environment Programme held the 12th Special Session of its Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF) from 20-22 February 2012. Approximately 900 delegates from 150 countries, including environment ministers, diplomats, representatives of international organizations, major groups and stakeholders, attended the conference in the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The Governing Council reviewed important and emerging policy issues [...]

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UNEP’s 13th Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum

Feb 19, 2012 No Comments

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) organized the 13th Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-13) at its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 18-19 February 2012. The Global Forum is an annual event organized right before the UNEP Governing Council, to provide an opportunity for civil society and other groups to exchange ideas and get [...]

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UNEP Conferences in Nairobi 18-22 February 2012

Feb 18, 2012 No Comments

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) organizes the 12th Special Session of its Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF) in Nairobi, Kenya from 20-22 February 2012. The ministerial consultations during the session will focus on emerging policy issues under the overall theme of “The environmental agenda in the changing world: from Stockholm 1972 to Rio 2012″. From 18-19 February, [...]

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