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 GC Today - 21 February 2011

 

GC-26/GMEF Delegates at the 26th session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC-26/GMEF) convened in the morning for the opening ceremony, followed by consideration of organizational matters, and a policy statement by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner.

In the afternoon, delegates convened for ministerial consultations on the green economy and international environmental governance (IEG).

The Committee of the Whole (COW) discussed organizational matters and began addressing draft decisions. The Contact Group on the Budget and Programme of Work met in the evening.


For more information: Earth Negotiation Bulletin

 

 Press Releases

 Special Events

UNEP Year Book 2011: Emerging Issues in our Global EnvironmentHow Two Per Cent of Global GDP can Trigger Greener, Smarter Growth While Fighting Poverty
 
UNEP Year Book 2011: Emerging Issues in our Global EnvironmentOpening of the 26th Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum
UN Ambassador Edward Norton Launches Bike Ride for Sustainable CommunitiesHollywood Actor and UN Ambassador Edward Norton Launches Bike Ride for Sustainable Communities


Kilimanjaro initiative
 

 Side Events

Transport, Infrastructure and Green Economy
Six Years into the Bali Strategic Plan (BSP)– What has Worked and What hasn’t?

 Multimedia 

Green Economy Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
Organic Pineapple Farming

 Photogallery

Launch of the Green Economy Report UNEP and the US Environmental Protection Agency Sign Historic MOU
Young Environmental Journalists Award Africa Kilimanjaro Initiative Bicycle Ride Flag Off
Opening Ceremony Global Youth Gathering
Green Technology Exhibiton Inauguration of solar PV system at UNEP's New Office Facility

 Publications

 Towards a Green Economy. Pathways to sustainable and poverty eradication Towards a Green Economy. Pathways to sustainable and poverty eradication   UNEP Year Book 2011: Emerging Issues in our Global Environment UNEP Year Book 2011: Emerging Issues in our Global Environment

Building for the FutureBuilding for the Future
A United Nations Showcase in Nairobi