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31 January 2019
Other News
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in consultation with the RE Cell, is calling for inputs on a ‘Reference Document towards Developing an Integrated Resource Efficiency Policy for India’.
30 January 2019
Projects & Initiatives
The 2nd Batumi Talk Show, Greening the economy and cleaning the air, provided an opportunity for countries to showcase success stories and share lessons learned around the transition to greener economies, improved air quality, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
29 January 2019
Events
This week in Geneva, countries report on the progress achieved in the implementation of their commitments to the Batumi Initiative on Green Economy (BIG-E) since it was launched in 2016. BIG-E serves to operationalize the Pan-European Strategic Framework for Greening the Economy – a policy tool supports countries in their efforts to transition to the green economy and, at the same time, contributes to the implementation of SDGs. In total, over 30 countries and organisations have submitted 124 commitments to the BIG-E. The BIG-E and BACA initiatives remain open for stakeholders to join.
28 January 2019
Projects & Initiatives
UNEP-WCMC has announced a multi-million pound project aiming to make trade a positive force for both marginalised people and nature conservation.
24 January 2019
Research
The first-ever global assessment of environmental rule of law, released last week by UN Environment, finds weak enforcement to be a global trend that is exacerbating environmental threats, despite prolific growth in environmental laws and agencies worldwide over the last four decades.
11 January 2019
Events
Has national ‘wealth’ been miscalculated for decades? The Green Economy Coalition, the GGKP, and partners held a series interactive panels discussions to explore the question “What is Wealth?” with thought leaders from government, academia, business, and civil society at the 2019 PAGE Ministerial conference, Inclusive and Sustainable Economies, and the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
9 January 2019
Events
GGGI will hold a workshop at the 3rd UN PAGE Ministerial Conference (Conference Hall 2 at 13:15 - 14:00) to exchange ideas on how to effectively leverage social inclusion in green growth planning, policy and investments. The event will also serve to premiere GGGI’s latest film, Green Growth for Gender Equality: Promoting Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion.
24 December 2018
GGKP News
On the 9 January 2019, the Green Economy Coalition and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform will host a televised debate on CNBC Africa, bringing leaders from business, politics and NGOs together to ask - have we been getting "wealth" wrong all these years?
18 December 2018
Other News
The International Resource Panel (IRP) has issued a Call for experts to join the panel. Candidates who wish to apply to join to the International Resource Panel should send a Motivation Letter and complete Curriculum Vitae by 6 January 2019 to the Secretariat of the International Resource Panel at the following email address: irpcandidates@un.org
14 December 2018
Projects & Initiatives
A better understanding of how climate action can reinforce national sustainable development targets will improve political buy-in. The SDG Climate Action Nexus tool (SCAN-tool) provides high-level guidance on how climate actions can impact achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), covering actions across seven mitigation sectors: electricity and heat, transport, buildings, industry, waste, agriculture, and forestry.

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