- IA Topic : UN
Excerpt:A Conference on "Making Marginalized Voices Heard in the UN Processes" will take place at the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland on 11 and 12 November, 2011. Registration is possible until 15 September, 2011. ...
Excerpt:The 15th Annual Chatham House Conference on Climate Change will assess the prospects for progress on climate action at the UN talks in Durban and in other spheres. ...
Brice Lalonde (UN coordinator for Rio+20 Summit) Suggests New Negotiations on Sustainable Development
Excerpt:Brice Lalonde, UN coordinator for the Rio+20 Summit, has suggested new negotiations in WTO-like style to reach a binding agreement on sustainable develoment. ...
Excerpt:The Secretariat of the UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability has published a report on the second meeting of the panel. This meeting took place in Cape Town from 24-25 February, 2011.
Excerpt:UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon identified his priorities for 2011 during an address to the UN General Assembly on 14 January 2011. He highlighted action on inclusive and sustainable development as the first of eight priorities, and climate change mitigation and mitigation as the second priority.
Excerpt:The aim of this first intersessional meeting is to discuss the role of UNCSD in securing renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development and address new and emerging challenges.