Events - Wednesday, 2 July 2014

2014 Substantive Session of ECOSOC

The 2014 substantive session of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will include a High-level Segment, as well as the second meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The HLPF meeting - taking place on 30 June-3 July - will include a three-day ministerial segment, and is expected to adopt a negotiated declaration. The ECOSOC High-level Segment will take place on 7-11 July, with 7-9 July devoted to the HLPF.  

dates: 23 June - 18 July 2014   location: New York City, US  

Second Session of High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

The second meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will take place in conjunction with the 2014 substantive session of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), from 30 June-3 July, with a three-day ministerial segment from 7-9 July. The theme for the 2015 Forum will be 'Achieving the Millennium Development Goals and charting the way for an ambitious post-2015 development agenda, including the sustainable development goals'.  

dates: 30 June - 9 July 2014   venue: UN Headquarters   location: New York City, US  

18th Meeting of the CMS Scientific Council

The 18th Meeting of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) Scientific Council (ScC18) will take place from 1-3 July 2014.  

dates: 1-3 July 2014   venue: UN Campus, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1   location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany  

Sub-regional Workshop on Reporting Obligations under the Basel and Stockholm Conventions

This training is being organized by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in cooperation with the Basel and Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in Dakar, Senegal, with funding provided by the Government of Norway and the European Union. The training aims to enhance understanding of the reporting obligations of the parties to the Basel and Stockholm Conventions, inform participants about the use of the electronic reporting systems for both Conventions and facilitate exchange of experiences among participants.  

dates: 1-3 July 2014   location: Dakar, Kaolack, Senegal  

Sixth Africa Carbon Forum

The Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) will take place from 2-4 July 2014, in Windhoek, Namibia. The Forum will: inform attendees of developments in carbon markets; provide a venue for connecting carbon project developers and investors; showcase lessons from completed Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in Africa; feature presentations on public and private sector strategies for promoting CDM benefits in Africa; and encourage networking and discussions among technical experts, project developers and carbon buyers. The Forum is organized by the UNFCCC Secretariat, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the UNEP Riso Centre, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), the World Bank, and the African Development Bank (AfDB).  

dates: 2-4 July 2014   location: Windhoek, Namibia