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SIDS SIDS News / 29 July 2015
Montreal Protocol Inches Closer to Negotiations on HFC Phase-down
Read More: Montreal Protocol Inches Closer to Negotiations on HFC Phase-down
24_July_2015: The 36th meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG 36) of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MP) devoted most of its time to addressing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a group of greenhouse gases (GHG) widely used in the refrigeration, air conditioning, foam and aerosol sector as a substitute for ozone-depleting substances (ODS). continued...
UNGA Endorses Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Read More: UNGA Endorses Addis Ababa Action Agenda
27_July_2015: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has endorsed the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3), the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA). The endorsement occurred during an UNGA plenary meeting where delegates adopted resolution A/69/L.82 titled ‘Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development,' which includes the AAAA as an annex. continued...
Co-Facilitators Issue Revised Post-2015 Outcome, 'The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development'
Read More: Co-Facilitators Issue Revised Post-2015 Outcome, 'The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development'
26_July_2015: The revised draft of the outcome document for the UN summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda was released on 26 July 2015, ahead of the second week of the final negotiation session on the agenda. Co-Facilitators David Donoghue of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya write in their covering letter to UN Member States that the draft takes account of the wide range of views expressed during the first week, held on 20-24 July. continued...
SPREP Organizes Nature Conservation Roundtable, Supports Coral Reef Management Training
Read More: SPREP Organizes Nature Conservation Roundtable, Supports Coral Reef Management Training
14_July_2015: The 18th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Islands Roundtable for Nature Conservation (PIRT) discussed the implementation of the Framework for Nature Conservation and Protected Areas (PAs) across the Pacific region. continued...
SIDS SIDS Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events
Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda – Seventh and Eighth Sessions New York City, US 20 Jul - 31 Jul
Green Climate Fund (GCF) Regional Workshop Pacific Islands Nadi, Western, Fiji 27 Jul - 29 Jul
Training Workshop for the Latin American and Caribbean Region on Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment Asuncion, Nueva Asuncion, Paraguay 27 Jul - 31 Jul
Sixth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific Male, Kaafu, Maldives 16 Aug - 19 Aug
World Water Week 2015 Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden 23 Aug - 28 Aug
Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits and Expo Honolulu, HI, US 24 Aug - 26 Aug
ADP 2-10 Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 31 Aug - 4 Sep
Africa Climate Talks: East/Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean SIDS Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 3 Sep - 5 Sep
International Day for South-South Cooperation 2015 worldwide 12 Sep
CBD AHTEG on Indicators for the Strategic Plan on Biodiversity Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland 14 Sep - 17 Sep
Opening of the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 70) New York City, US 15 Sep
Address by His Holiness Pope Francis to UN General Assembly New York City, US 25 Sep
UN Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda New York City, US 25 Sep - 27 Sep
General Debate of the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 70) New York City, US 28 Sep - 6 Oct
Africa Climate Talks: West/Central/North Africa and West African SIDS Dakar, Kaolack, Senegal 1 Oct - 3 Oct
 
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