Environment:
What's Up in #GENeva this week?


13 January - 19 January 2020

 

Geneva Debriefing on UN Climate Change Conference

A debriefing of the 25th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP25), held in Madrid, Spain, from 2-13 December 2019, under the Presidency of the Government of Chile, will take place at the International Environment House on Tuesday 14 January 2020. This event, organized within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network, will address the links with processes ongoing in Geneva.

Details: https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/14jan2020.html
Register: http://tiny.cc/GENcop25

 

Measures to Improve Air Quality in Geneva

From 15 January 2020, during pollution peaks, traffic in the centre of the canton of Geneva will be temporarily prohibited to the most polluting vehicles. Only motorized vehicles with an authorized Stick'AIR sticker will be permitted to travel in this zone between 06:00 and 22:00. Find out more on the other measures during pollution peaks on the Geneva Canton website.

 

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Agenda /

The events taking place this week

UNECE Inland Transport Committee / Working Party on Pollution and Energy
(80th Session)

14 January - 17 January
 

The World Forum for the harmonization of vehicle regulations incorporates into its regulatory framework technological innovations to make them safer & more environmentally sound.

Palais des Nations
Room XVI

Update on outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference - Geneva DeBriefing of UNFCCC COP25

14 January
10:00-12:00

Briefing on the outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference that took place in Madrid, from 2 to 13 December, with updates from various Geneva-based institutions.
 

International
Environment House II

Conférence:
Agriculture de conservation

 
 

14 January
18:00-19:30

Conférence sur les stratégies gagnantes pour une meilleure santé de nos sols et une meilleure rentabilité des entreprises agricoles avec l'agronome Odette Ménard.
 

HEPIA Aula
Rue de la Prairie 4

5e Rencontre des Associations: Quelle politique d'achat durable pour mon association ?

16 January
18:00-20:00

Nourriture, fournitures, informatique, nettoyage, assurances… un atelier pour travailler de manière concrète sur les dépenses de votre association et trouver des pistes d’amélioration.

Maison des Associations
Rue des Savoises 15


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Vacancies /

Job opportunities in the region

Staff Attorney
(Climate & Energy Program)

Deadline

Center for International Environmental Law
 

Staff Attorney
(Environmental Health Program)

Deadline

Center for International Environmental Law
 

Training Department
Internship

 

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Administrative
Internship

 

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Governance and Engagement Coordination

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI) Internship

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Inforgraphics
and graphic design Intern

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
TEEB Office
 

Programme Support Intern
 

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
TEEB Office
 

Administration
Intern

 

Deadline 13 January

UN Environment
Europe Office
 

Administrative
Support Individual Contractor

Deadline 14 January

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Communications Officer (Economic Law and Policy)

Deadline 15 January

International Institute
for Sustainable Development
 

Associate Programme Management Officer
P2

Deadline 15 January

UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch
SAICM Secretariat

Associate Programme Management Officer (TEEB) P2

Deadline 16 January

UN Environment
TEEB Office
 

Thesaurus Management Expert (Documentation Specialist)

Deadline 16 January

UN Environment
Law Division
Informea Team

Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative/ TCFD

Deadline 16 January

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Evaluator - Midline Evaluation of the UN CC:Learn Project

Deadline 17 January

United Nations Institute for Training and Research
 

Director
D2

 

Deadline 18 January

United Nations
Office for Disaster
Risk Reduction

Call for experts on human health risks from exposure to microplastic

Deadline 19 January

World
Health Organization
 

Responsable
espèces et milieux naturels (60%)

Deadline 19 January

Pro Natura
Genève
 

Responsable du Centre Nature du Vallon de l’Allondon (80%)

Deadline 19 January

Pro Natura
Genève
 

Environment Affairs
Intern

 

Deadline 23 January

Green Growth
Knowledge Platform
 

Environment Affairs
Intern

 

Deadline 23 January

Green Growth
Knowledge Platform
 

Sustainable Banking Expert & Principles for Responsible Banking

Deadline 2 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

SSC Network Support Officer
 

Deadline 9 February

International Union for Conservation of Nature
 

Programme
Officer
P3

Deadline 12 February

Basel, Rotterdam
and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat

Policy Analyst
(Global Subsidies Initiative)

Deadline 12 February

International Institute
for Sustainable Development
 

Associate Programme Management Officer
P2

Deadline 21 February

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Programme
Management
Officer

Deadline 21 February

UN Environment
Land Use Finance Unit
 

IISD Geneva Internship Program
 

Deadline 15 March

International Institute
for Sustainable Development
 

Intern
Environmental And Trade Initiatives

Deadline

World Economic Forum
 
 

Project Manager
Clean Trucking
Initiative

Deadline

World Economic Forum
 
 

 
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