Events - Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Second Meeting of Experts on Long-term Finance

The Second Meeting of Experts on Long-term Finance will be held in Bonn, Germany, from 19-20 August 2013. The meeting will address ways to mobilize scaled-up climate finance, and look at enabling environments and adequate policy frameworks for deployment of climate finance.  

dates: 19-20 August 2013   location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany  

Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to Study Issues Relating to the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity Beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction

The Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (Informal Working Group on Marine Biodiversity) will meet in August 2013, at UN Headquarters in New York, US. It will be preceded by two intersessional workshops that will be convened in New York from 2-3 May and 6-7 May 2013.  

dates: 19-23 August 2013   venue: UN Headquarters   location: New York City, US  

First Africa Food Security Conference

This conference will be held around the theme 'Harnessing Ecosystem Based Approaches for Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa'. It is convened by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and other UN agencies, governments, research institution, NGOs, scholars, donors, and local governments. The event will consist of a combination of plenary and panel group discussions, which will provide a platform for participants to interact and learn about the latest ideas and practices in harnessing ecosystems services for food security and climate change adaptation.  

dates: 20-21 August 2013   location: Nairobi, Kenya