Perspectives NO: 24 CONFLICT POLLUTION AND THE TOXIC REMNANTS OF WAR: A GLOBAL PROBLEM THAT RECEIVES TOO LITTLE ATTENTION

Severe pollution incidents have provided some of the most visually arresting images of recent armed conflicts. Oil fires and spills, bomb – damaged and looted industrial facilities, abandoned military material and munitions, rubble and demolition waste –

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Regional Consultative Meetings

Once a year, the Civil Society Unit together with all six Regional Offices convenes Regional Consultative Meetings (RCM) to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues on issues pertinent to the UN Environment.  These consultations take place in 2016 and 2017 and are considered preparatory dialogues in the lead 

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2017 Environment Assembly

Theme: Pollution

Venue: Un Environment office in Narobi

Date: 4 - 6 December 2017

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News

Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement in the work of UNEP and UNEA.

UN Environment commissioned Stakeholder Forum to develop an options paper, with proposals on improving the effectiveness of stakeholder participation in the UN Environment Assembly in future, including through the Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF).

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Statement and recommendations by the African non-state actors to the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change.

Statements and recommendations by the African non-state actors on Sustainable Energy in Africa, made  to the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) .

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UNEP-Major Groups and Stakeholders Survey Analysis

Thank you for taking the time to complete UNEP's survey on the involvement of Major Groups and Stakeholders in the generation, utilization and dissemination of environmental information developed by UNEP.

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Independent Evaluation of UNEP's Engagement with Civil Society Available

UNEP had contracted an independent evaluator to evaluate UNEP's main project to engage with Major Groups and Stakeholders (MGS).

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GMGSF Report

289 persons participated at the GMGSF, where interactive discussion took place, exchange of information and updates were done, included status report and discussion on the state of UNEA2 negotiations.

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Publications

Accreditation Modalities Flyer

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ISSUE NO. 24: CONFLICT POLLUTION AND THE TOXIC REMNANTS OF WAR: A GLOBAL PROBLEM THAT RECEIVES TOO LITTLE ATTENTION

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ISSUE NO. 23. WHY SHOULD THE UN AND IN PARTICULAR UN ENVIRONMENT ENGAGE MORE WITH FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS?

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Women and the Environment

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A Guide to the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) for NGOs - A to Z of the GEF

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Cultural Diversity and Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

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"About UNEP" Booklet

About UNEP
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Natural Allies: Engaging Civil Society in UNEP’s Work

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Labour and the Environment: A Natural Synergy

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Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World

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United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

Major Groups bring their daily life matters and new perspectives into policy-making at international, national and local levels. As such the inclusion of Major groups and Stakeholders is paramount to environmental governance.

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