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  1. 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
    2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 10 Jan 2017

    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Transport,COP 23
  2. More than 190 Governments prepare to take tough decisions to stop biodiversity decline worldwide
    More than 190 Governments prepare to take tough decisions to stop biodiversity decline worldwide 2 Dec 2016

    At a critical meeting opening tomorrow, the UN will call on decision makers from more than 190 countries to step up efforts to halt the loss of biodiversity and protect the ecosystems that support food and water security and health for billion of people

    Worldwide,Policy
  3. Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22
    Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22 4 Nov 2016

    Leaders are now preparing to get down to business at the Sustainable Innovation Forum during COP22, co-convened by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP and the Moroccan Government.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  4. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste
    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste 2 Nov 2016

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and UN Environment are launching a video contest, calling on the public to share how they're ensuring #NotWasting by submitting a 60-second video online

    Worldwide,Policy
  5. Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA
    Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA 27 Oct 2016

    A recent Climate Action webinar discussed the barriers and opportunities for sustainable innovation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    Africa,Middle East,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. WRI welcomes the adoption of the New Urban Agenda
    WRI welcomes the adoption of the New Urban Agenda 21 Oct 2016

    Leaders from 167 countries today adopted the New Urban Agenda, the blueprint for creating sustainable, livable cities around the world.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  7. Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability
    Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability 14 Oct 2016

    Rapidly growing cities are finding it increasingly difficult to provide their residents with core services, like housing, water, energy and transportation — a challenge that is exacerbated as the share of poor people living in urban areas grows

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities
  8. Public-private partnership helps communities bridge gap between climate data and resiliency planning
    Public-private partnership helps communities bridge gap between climate data and resiliency planning 11 Oct 2016

    Climate change is accelerating the intensity and frequency of extreme weather across the globe, with increasing risks to communities and businesses

    Worldwide,Policy
  9. Sustainable Innovation Forum to drive the business community towards fulfilling Paris Agreement
    Sustainable Innovation Forum to drive the business community towards fulfilling Paris Agreement 29 Sep 2016

    With the historic Paris Agreement having received a record 177 signatories and its ratification process underway, leading companies in the sustainability sector are now preparing for the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2016 (SIF16)

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  10. Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive prestigious SEED Awards
    Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive prestigious SEED Awards 29 Sep 2016

    Shoes made from old tires by disabled artisans in Ghana, roads built from recycled plastic in Kenya, natural fertilizers made from water hyacinths in Burkina Faso are just some of the 20 African eco-innovations honoured this year with the SEED awards

    Africa,Policy,Carbon Reduction

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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