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31 July 2018
Jobs
The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) is looking for a project manager and renewable energy technologies and systems analyst to join the team in the REN21 Secretariat in Paris.
31 July 2018
Jobs
The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) is looking for a project manager and finance & economics analyst to join the team in the REN21 Secretariat in Paris.
31 July 2018
Events
On 23-24 July 2018, UN Environment and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) held a dialogue on "Exploring Blockchain Technology and Environmental Sustainability" to explore existing and potential applications of blockchain technology to address issues of environmental sustainability. Discussions focused on the opportunities – and implications – of applying blockchain technology to a variety of environmental issues, what we can learn from existing best practices, identifying new opportunities, and flagging possible concerns.
25 July 2018
Jobs
The International Trade Centre's (ITC) Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Programme is seeking a Consultant to provide support in the establishment and implementation of a T4SD Hub in Kenya.
24 July 2018
Events
This report recounts the discussion that took place at a side-event at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) held by Green Fiscal Policy Network and Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform on the theme of "Leadership on fossil fuel subsidy reform for sustainable energy access and poverty reduction".
23 July 2018
Events

Fish is one of the most traded food commodities, and global consumption of fish and seafood has more than doubled since 1973. Over the same period, overfishing increased from 7 per cent to 33 per cent of all fish stocks.

18 July 2018
Data and Tools
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) have launched an updated and upgraded version of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Interlinkages Analysis & Visualisation Tool (V2.0) to enable a quantitative analysis of the SDG interlinkages and support SDG planning, priority-setting and more.
18 July 2018
Jobs
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is seeking a partnerships and innovation intern to support the expansion of the GGKP Expert Connect service and its efforts to promote innovation in green growth.
18 July 2018
Events

The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (

16 July 2018
Events

The Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) announced that “Financing Sustainable Development” will be the subject of its annual conference, to be held in Beirut on 8-9 November

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