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15 May 2019

Sorbonne Call to Action for the Adoption of a Global Pact for the Environment

More than 100 leading jurists from all over the world are calling on states to take action and adopt the Global Pact for the Environment.

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7 May 2019

Publication of IPBES report: It’s not too late to act!

The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) met fromApril 29 to May 4, 2019 in Paris for its 7th plenary session …

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21 March 2019

Second session of the Working Group in Nairobi

From the 18th to the 20th of March, the Open Ended Working Group ‘Towards a Global Pact for the Environment’, composed of States, NGOs and specialized agencies gathered in Nairobi for the 2nd time …


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14 January 2019

First substantive session of the working group on the Pact in Nairobi

From 14th to 18th of January 2019, the ad hoc working group, created by the resolution of the UN General Assembly of May 10th, 2018, gathered in Nairobi …

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3 December 2018

Report of the UN Secretary General

The report of UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, was published on December 3rd, 2018. This report, commanded by the UN General Assembly …

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8 September 2018

Organizational session of the Working Group of States, September 5th to 7th, New York

From September 5th to 7th, the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group, established by UNGA convened its organizational session in New York …

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11 June 2018

Appointment of the two co-chairs of the UN working group on the Pact

The President of the UN General Assembly, Miroslav Lajčák, decided to appoint the two co-chairs of the working group …

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10 May 2018

The resolution opening the negociations towards a Global Pact for the Environment is adopted by the UN General Assembly

On May 10, 2018 the resolution opening the negotiations towards a Global Pact for the Environment was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly …

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9 March 2018

UN Environment launches its Environmental Rights Initiative

The Environmental Rights Initiative constitutes a new step forward in the UN work on human and environmental rights …

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14 November 2017

Laurent Fabius is named “UN Environment Patron on Environmental Governance”

Former French Foreign Minister and President of the successful 2015 Paris Climate Change negotiations, Laurent Fabius, was designated UN Environment Patron on Environmental Governance …

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