29 Nov 2012
08:30–13:00

Lieu: International Environment House 2

Organisation: Geneva Environment Network

This event war organized with the framework of the UNEP/DEWA/GRID~GENEVA PARTNERSHIP “SCIENCE DAY” with the participation of the Swiss Federal Office for Environment (FOEN), the University of Geneva and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva is one of UNEP’s major centres for data and information management, with a unique, « value-adding » mandate in the handling of global and regional environmental data, which in turn support the environment assessment and early warning activities of UNEP and its partners. The centre is supported by a « Partnership Agreement » between UNEP, the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment and the University of Geneva.

Agenda

8:30
Coffee & Tea

9:00
Welcoming statements
Jan Dusik, Deputy Director, Regional Office for Europe, UNEP
Juliet Fall, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Geneva
Daniel Ziegerer, Head, Global Affairs Section, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment

9:15    
Review
of the Programme and Objectives of the “Science Day”
Ron Witt, Regional Coordinator, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP

9:30    
Keynote Presentation “Indicators for the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda”

Fatou Keita-Ouane, Head of Scientific Assessment Branch, DEWA, UNEP

9:50    
Reflecting the Environmental Dimension in the future Sustainable Development Goals

Daniel Ziegerer, Head, Global Affairs Section, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment

10:10  
Preparations (and Indicators) for a Global Water Assessment

Anthony Lehmann, Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva

10:20
Institutional Arrangements in Mountain Regions
Bernard Debarbieux, Dept. of Geography, University of Geneva

10:30
Coffee/tea break

11:00  
Data & Indicators in UNEP’s Assessment Reports (GCO, GEO-5 et al.)

Jaap van Woerden, UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva
Pierre Quiblier, UNEP/DTIE/Chemicals Branch

11:30  
Use of Indicators in support of Green Economy Policy-making

Fulai Sheng, UNEP/DTIE/Economics and Trade Branch

11:45  
Global Estimation of Ecosystem Economic Losses from Biomass Burning

Pascal Peduzzi, UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva

12:00  
The “Mega-trends Project” and Switzerland in the world of indicators

Hy Dao, UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva and University of Geneva

12:15  
Discussion on “core data and indicators” post Rio+20

12:45  
Conclusion / summary and wrap-up of the “Science Day”

Ron Witt, Regional Coordinator, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/grid-gnv_partnership_final.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/measuring_sdgs_gva_29_nov_fko.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/environmental_dimension_in_sdgs_science_day_30.11.2012.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/from_envirogrids_to_envirowaters.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/grid_ab_meeting_nov2012_jvw.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/grid_science_day_2012_-_megatrends_v03_0.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/debarbieux_science_day_2012.pdf