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March 13, 16.30-17.30 UNEA-4, Conference Room 13 This high-level dialogue will focus on the need for a new vision for the electrics and electronics industry, according to the principles of circular economy. It will refer to the multitude of actors across the life-cycle of equipment, and the mountain of e-waste generated from our throw-away society. […]

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Nexus Dialogue on Sustainable Food Systems: ensuring food security for future generations 12 March 2019 (15.00 – 18.00) UNEA IV, Conference Room 13 More information on UNEA IV and registration Given the close link between food production and consumption, health and wellbeing, poverty alleviation, climate change and nature protection, food systems offer a unique opportunity […]

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The UN Food Gardens (UNFG) is a voluntary UN staff initiative establishing food gardens on the premises of the UN Headquarters in New York. Its mission is to advocate environmental responsibility, food security, small-scale urban agriculture and community building by leading by example and showcase the process of growing food in an increasingly challenging urban landscape. The […]

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The Peer Review Process was initiated in 2012 by the Environment Management Group with the aim of reviewing the environmental sustainability profile and performance of UN agencies. It involves one or more agencies reviewing the environmental performance of their peers’ facilities and internal operations. This February, a new Peer Review was initiated involving the United […]

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