UN Environment Management Group

UN Environment Management Group

The UN working together for the environment

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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Sustainable Infrastructure for the SDGs 26 February, 2019, Palais des Nations, Room IX Given infrastructure’s cross-cutting relevance to all of the SDGs, as well as the complex, networked properties of infrastructure systems themselves, an integrated approach to infrastructure planning and development is crucial. This approach considers the interlinkages between different infrastructure systems, sectors, project phases, locations, […]

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Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste (Date and Venue to be Advised) Register The dialogue will consider the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste as an example of an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability along the supply chain. Looking closely at the life cycle of chemicals from the production stages till the disposal of waste will […]

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Environment, Peace and Security 24 January 2019, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Geneva, Switzerland Maison de la Paix, Petal 4 – Conference Room 1 13:00 – 17:30 (Geneva Time, GMT+1) To watch the recording of the event please click here The aim of this Nexus Dialogue isto contribute to a common understanding of ways in […]

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Law for Environmental Sustainability Nexus Dialogue on Law for Environmental Sustainability 19 November 2018, International Environment House II, Geneva, Switzerland 13:00 – 18:00 (Geneva Time, GMT+1) Click to access the recording of the dialogue The Dialogue was a response to the call by the Senior Officials of EMG to address the issue of law for […]

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The United Nations System-wide Framework of Strategies on the Environment (SWFS) is as a platform where, participation, collaboration, and data inputs by Member Agencies aims to generate added value, not only to the UN System as a whole, but also to individual agencies. The SWFS provides annual and updated gaps-and-opportunities analysis to Member Agencies and […]

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Greening with Jobs: A Just Transition to Sustainability The Dialogue was organized in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the 23 October 2018, at the ILO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Many UN agencies contributed to this Dialogue, including, UN Environment, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the Office of the […]

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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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