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The Nexus Approach and the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda: Policy, Practice and Partnerships (UN EMG)

26/04/2017 - 09:00 - 17:30
27/04/2017 - 10:00 - 12:00

The UN Environment Management Group (EMG) Nexus Dialogue will be held in Geneva on April 26-27, 2017

The EMG Dialogue series will bring UN agencies and other stakeholders closer together in identifying further synergies and partnerships, at the intersection of the different Sustainable Development Goals from an environmental perspective.

The Dialogue will consist of two segments:

  1. A Technical Segment on Wednesday 26 April from 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. 
  2. A High-Level Segment on Thursday 27 April from 10.00 to 12.00 a.m. 

During the technical segment, participants will focus on practical implementation of the nexus approach at the global and at the country level, exploring ways to establish and maintain nexus partnerships between agencies, ministries, the private sector and NGOs representing different sectors.

During the high-level segment, UN senior officials, Member States, the private sector and civil society, will discuss the importance of multi-stakeholder partnerships to strengthen policy coherence in implementing the environmental dimensions of the SDGs.

Location: 

WMO Headquarters, 7bis Avenue de la Paix, Geneva, Switzerland

Contact: 

For more information about the first Nexus Dialogue and to register your attendance, kindly access the following link online at https://unemg.org/emg-nexus-dialogues/dialogue-1