Under the overall theme, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production,’ UNEA-4 addressed: Environmental challenges related to poverty and natural resources management, including sustainable food systems, food security and halting biodiversity loss; Life-cycle approaches to resource efficiency, energy, chemicals and waste management; and innovative sustainable business development at a time of rapid technological change.
The Negotiation of the Summary for Policy Makers of the sixth Global Environment Outlook, will be held at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme in Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya from 21 to 24 January 2019.
The Ad Hoc Open Ended Expert Group was established under UNEP/EA.3/Res.7 Marine Litter and Microplastics. The First meeting was held 29-31 May 2018, Nairobi Kenya. The second meeting was held 3-7 December 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. The third meeting will be held from 18 - 22 November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.Click here to access all the documents and information about the meetings
The fourth Intergovernmental Review Meeting of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities will be taking place in Bali, Indonesia 31 October - 1 November 2018.