The UN Regional Commissions
Category archives for: Sustainable Development

Meeting of the Parties to UNECE Treaties on Environmental Assessment in June


Published:28 May 2014 (ECE) Over 150 Government officials, representatives of international organizations, international financial institutions (IFIs), civil society, academia and other stakeholders from some 50 countries will meet in Geneva from 2 to 5 June to take stock of progress made in implementing environmental assessment procedures within the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) [...]

CSD 20 Outcome Documents

Member states decided in resolution 67/203 of 21 December 2012 that the CSD would have its last session immediately prior to the convening of the first meeting of the high level political forum on sustainable development in order to ensure a smooth institutional transition. CSD-20, which has been designated as the last session of the [...]

The Regional Commissions and Rio +20

  Green Growth and Sustainable Development: Regional Perspectives Contributions of Regional Commissions to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 Regional Calendar of Events   Regional Presepctives on the Institutional Framework on Sustainable Development (IFSD)   Towards a more coherent institutional framework for the UN system’s environmental activities views and role of the regional commissions [...]

Green Growth and Sustainable Development: Regional Perspectives


Development in today’s context is at a critical juncture, with multiple crises (financial, food and energy) forcing us to re-assess the economic paradigm of our time and evaluate how to better address the unfulfilled promises that we are currently leaving to future generations in areas of employment, social progress, quality of life and respect for [...]

Regional Commissions and Climate Change

Each of the regions is being affected differently by climate change according to their particular circumstances and conditions and will have to implement measures to minimize and address these impacts through a combination of mitigation and adaptation measures. In order to make informed decisions about climate change policies and plans, countries need to: know how [...]

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