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The Sixth Global Environment Outlook: The Road to Singapore (Part B)

As the Global Environment Outlook process advances, we are quickly approaching our fourth and final authors meeting in Singapore (Feb. 19-23, 2017).  This meeting will be crucial for ensuring high-quality second-order drafts of all the chapters are prepared for the April 16 to May 18, 2018, expert review period.  This review will be followed by a full intergovernmental and expert review period...

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The Sixth Global Environment Outlook: The Road to Singapore (Part A)

The Fourth and final Global Authors Meeting of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) will be held at the Regent Hotel on 1 Cuscaden Road in Singapore, from  19 - 23 February 2018. The meeting is co-organised by UN Environment and the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of Singapore. The major theme of the meeting is cities and urbanization.  Significant communications and...

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Strengthening the Science-Policy Interface: A gap analysis

Responding to United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council decision 27/2 and United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) 1 resolution 1/ 4, United Nations Environment Programme is ready to launch its new study called: Strengthening the Science-Policy Interface: A gap...

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Multistakeholder Dialogue: Growing Green Sectors: Lessons from China

The third Outreach event related to the Global Environment Outlook-6 process took place on Saturday, 14 October 2017, right after the full drafting week which involved all the authors of the assessment. More than one hundred participants mostly representing the private sector, academia, public administration, and media, attended this prestigious event that focused on the role of green...

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THIRD GLOBAL AUTHOR'S MEETING 9-14 OCTOBER 2017,GUANGZHOU, CHINA

The Third Global Authors Meeting of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) was held at the Nansha Grand Hotel in Guangzhou, China from  9 -14 October 2017. Nansha Grand Hotel is located in the picturesque Guangzhou Nansha New Coastal City and has one of the most stunning sea-view restaurants in Nansha. The meeting was co-organised by UN Environment and the China Southern (Nansha)...
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Rethinking Economic Risk and Opportunity in the Face of Environmental Challenges and Extreme Events in World’s Most Populous Region

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According to Global Environment Outlook - Regional Studies, unprecedented economic growth is putting heavy pressure on natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region. Unsustainable consumption patterns have led to worsening water quality, air pollution, land degradation and waste generation; threatening human and environmental health and costing the economy...

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SECOND AUTHOR'S MEETING 22-26 MAY 2017,BANGKOK, THAILAND

The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is UN Environment’s main assessment of the state of the global environment, providing environmental trends for air, climate, water, land and biota.  The Global Environment Outlook complements other assessments from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and other UN bodies by...

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FIRST AUTHOR'S MEETING OF THE SIXTH GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK 20-24 FEBRUARY 2017, at European Space Agency, FRASCATI, ITALY

The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is UN Environment’s main assessment of the state of the global environment, providing environmental trends for air, climate, water, land and biota.  The GEO complements other assessments from IPCC, IPBES and other UN bodies by demonstrating the interactions and feedback loops between social, economic and environmental drivers, assessing how different policy...

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ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY IN A CHANGING WORLD

Means of Addressing Environmental Challenges in Light of the G7 Agenda and the Changing Political Landscape
Organized by UN Environment & G7 Presidency / Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea& Hosted by The European  Space Agency (ESA)

One hundred of the world’s most authoritative voices on environmental science,...

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IEA Guidelines Review

UN Environment, with its partner GRID Arendal, are in the process of developing updated Integrated Environmental Assessment Guidelines.  This work was launched with a call for expertise for a group of experts who worked towards compiling recent works on Integrated Environmental Assessment (IEA) into a revised set of draft guidelines for conducting global, regional, thematic and rapid or alert-...

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