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14 Nov 2019 description

In mid-November, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) hosted a summit in Nairobi, Kenya to rally the political will and financial commitments urgently needed to implement the goals of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) adopted by 179 governments in Cairo.

12 Nov 2019 description

In November 2007, strong winds and heavy rain from Cyclone Sidr tore through the southern coast of Bangladesh. Soon, the coastal districts became a wasteland. Houses destroyed, tin shacks flattened and schools blown away. However, the destruction wrought by the deadly cyclone was only the beginning.

06 Nov 2019 description
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Guidance Note
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Monitoring and Evaluation

This climate-fragility risks guidance note seeks to inform the development and implementation of strategies, policies, or projects that seek to build resilience by linking climate change adaptation, peacebuilding, and sustainable livelihoods. It recommends a two-step approach to build resilience to climate-fragility risks:

  • Assess the links and interactions between climate change, fragility, and conflict, and identify climate-fragility risks; and,

05 Nov 2019 description

Message de la directrice exécutive à l'occasion de la Journée internationale pour la prévention de l'exploitation de l'environnement en temps de guerre et de conflit armé

Au cours des dernières décennies, deux changements fondamentaux ont façonné la façon dont la communauté internationale comprend les défis à la paix et à la sécurité.

05 Nov 2019 description

Message from the Executive Director on the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

In recent decades, two fundamental changes have shaped the way the international community understands challenges to peace and security.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

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11 Jul 2019 description
job Closing date: 11 Dec 2019 UN Environment Programme

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

08 Feb 2019 description
job Closing date: 11 Dec 2019 UN Environment Programme

Org. Setting and Reporting

Training

6 entries found
22 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Dec 2019 Training date: 13 Jan 2020 to 03 Apr 2020 UN Environment Programme

This course has been designed by University College Cork GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre on behalf of GEMS/Water UN Environment.

The course works through the step by step process of designing a monitoring programme in relation to different monitoring objectives in different water bodies.

An emphasis is placed on good practice in order to ensure reliable data are generated. Approached to the selection of monitoring stations, monitoring methods and water quality parameters are considered.

22 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Dec 2019 Training date: 13 Jan 2020 to 03 Apr 2020 UN Environment Programme

This course has been designed by University College Cork GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre on behalf of GEMS/Water UN Environment.

This course describes the essential aspects of the physical, chemical and biological interactions in surface waters, that are necessary for designing an effective monitoring and assessment programme and for interpretation of the results.

Key features of successful assessment programmes will be identified.

Potential approaches to analysing and presenting surface water quality data will be evaluated.

22 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Dec 2019 Training date: 13 Jan 2020 to 03 Apr 2020 UN Environment Programme

This course has been designed by University College Cork GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre on behalf of GEMS/Water UN Environment.

All monitoring programmes should include an associated quality assurance programme that ensures monitoring data are reliable and comparable, not only from station to station but also from a laboratory to laboratory, or programme to programme.

22 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Dec 2019 Training date: 13 Jan 2020 to 03 Apr 2020 UN Environment Programme

This course has been designed by University College Cork GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre on behalf of GEMS/Water UN Environment.

22 Oct 2019 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Dec 2019 Training date: 13 Jan 2020 to 03 Apr 2020 UN Environment Programme

This course has been designed by University College Cork GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre on behalf of GEMS/Water UN Environment.