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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

16 July 2018
Projects & Initiatives
In the context of UNIDO’s recent series of RECP Finance workshops in India, an innovative technological solution to the growing global problem of e-waste was introduced. Recognized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, “Sanshodhan: An E-Waste Exchange”, is a Hyderabad-based startup that connects manufacturers and consumers of what becomes waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) to government-authorized, technically sound e-waste recyclers.
11 July 2018
Jobs
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is looking for a Senior Conservation Project Officer to support the IUCN Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office.
11 July 2018
Projects & Initiatives
UNDP, UN Environment, and the CBD Secretariat launch a free, open-source platform to provide policy makers with access to world-class data for national action. The UN Biodiversity Lab brings planetary data to policymakers to support delivery of the UN Biodiversity Conservation's Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.
6 July 2018
Jobs
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist with design and production of communication materials for the Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s outreach efforts, particularly in the context of the Expert Connect expansion.
6 July 2018
Other News
“My hope for the new Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) is that the impacts will be felt mainly by vulnerable groups that are most impacted by climate change,” says Dr Shehnaaz Moosa, director of the new Dutch-Canadian supported CDKN which was formally launched on 21 June.

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