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Environment Programme

Green Room 2016

The Greenroom is a dedicated space for Major Groups and Stakeholders attending the Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA - 2) to hold side events, thematic cluster events, bilateral meetings and daily briefing sessions, with a view of sharing experiences and increasing opportunities for informal dialogue.

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16TH GLOBAL MAJOR GROUPS AND STAKEHOLDER FORUM

UNEA-2 will be held from 23 to 27 May 2016 under the overarching theme of Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  On May 26 and 27, a Ministerial Policy-Review Session will gather to discuss Healthy Environment, Healthy People.

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UN Environment Assembly 2

Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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News

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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Indigenous Peoples and their Communities

UNEP recognizes the importance of Indigenous Peoples’ participation as well as the valuable inputs that these holders of traditional knowledge – gained through trans-generational experiences, observations and transmission - can contribute to sustainable ecosystem man

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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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A consultation workshop for stakeholders in East and Southern Africa region 20-21 September 2016 in UNON CR3

The UN Environment Programme in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Kenya), Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Kenya), and the Africa Network for Animal Welfare is organising a two day multi-stakeholder workshop to discuss the outcomes of the second session of th

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Publications

GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL LEGISLATION ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS

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UNEP AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: A PARTNERSHIP IN CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

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PUTTING RIO PRINCIPLE 10 INTO ACTION: AN IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE FOR THE UNEP BALI GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL LEGISLATION ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS

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Handbook for Stakeholder Engagement at UNEP

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ISSUE NO. 22: LESSONS FROM UNEA -2: ENSURE BROADER, DEEPER ENGAGEMENT IN A FOCUSED UNEA -3: VOICES FROM CIVIL SOCIETY

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Accreditation

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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