Three days after the entry into force of the landmark Paris Agreement, the Marrakesh Conference, which begins Monday, 7 November, in Morocco, will give United Nations Member States and the world the opportunity to maintain momentum on climate action and continue strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change.
3 November 2016 – A day before the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change comes into force, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging the world to ‘dramatically’ step up its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions – by some 25 per cent more than those pledged in Paris last year – “to meet [...]
High-Level Plenary on Partnerships for Climate Action and Sustainable Development, 2016 Global South-South Development Expo
31 October 2016, Dubai, UAE More than five-hundred world leaders from the UN system, Member States, the private sector, and civil society gathered in Dubai today for the first day of the 2016 Global South-South Development Expo. This years’ Expo will underscore the importance of South-South and triangular cooperation for sustainable development. In the first [...]