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


3 February - 9 February 2020

 

Environment @ The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week

The 6th edition of the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW), is taking place this week in Geneva. More than 2000 experts in crisis preparedness and response from over 350 organizations and countries will be gathering at CICG. #HNPW2020

Various events will discuss environmental-related topics: climate change, nature based solutions, plastics and more on the agenda. Check our selection.

 

Ciné Environment House: Our Planet

The docuseries "Our Planet" narrated by Sir David Attenborough, showcasing the world's natural wonders, is being screened at the International Environment House on Thursdays, at lunch time. Joint us for the screening of the 2nd episode, "Frozen Worlds", this Thursday at 12:30, with our invited exert, Carl Gustaf LUNDIN, Principal Scientist at the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme. #OurPlanet

 

Sustainable Fisheries Standards

The 3rd meeting of the UNECE Team of Specialists on Sustainable Fisheries (ToSSF), is taking place on 4 February 2020 at the Palais des Nations, to continue the ongoing work and shape the team's future agenda. The meeting will be opened by the Ambassador of Portugal with an update on the 2020 UN Ocean Conference.

 

Illicit Trade & More on this Week's Agenda

Check the list below to see the list of events targeting environmental-related topics this week. Please note that the list of events and vacancies provided in our weekly newsletter is non-exhaustive. Stay tuned and follow us also on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other and other social networks, or visit our website regularly for additional updates.

 

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Agenda /

The events taking place this week

Environment @ The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW)
 

3-7 February
 

Co-chaired by OCHA and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, provides a unique forum for humanitarian networks and partnerships to meet and address key humanitarian issues.

International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva

UNCTAD/TRACIT
Illicit Trade Forum

 
 

3-4 February
 

Looking at ways illicit trade hurts our economies, health and environment, and policy options we can use to combat it.
 
 

Palais des Nations
Room XXVI

Third Session – Team of Specialists on Sustainable Fisheries
 
 

4 February
 

UNECE Team of Specialists on Sustainable Fisheries, promotes, facilitates and supports the implementation of sustainable fisheries standards on a global scale.

Palais des Nations
Room VIII

WEBINAR: Business for Nature policy work and plans for the 2020 Super Year
 

4 February
9:00-10:00 & 17:00-18:00

Business for Nature is a global coalition of influential organizations demonstrating business action and calling for governments to reverse nature loss.
 

Webinar
 

Seminar: Is it time for universal recognition of the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment?

6 February
9:30-13:00

To kick-start discussions at the UN about the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, the Council core group on the subject (made up of Costa Rica, Maldives, Morocco, Slovenia and Switzerland),

Nations Business Center
Rue du Pré-de-la-Bichette 1

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Frozen Worlds)

 
 

6 February
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Sauvetage d’une forêt tropicale au Brésil - l'importance des programmes de recherche

6 February
18:30

Conférence d'Anita Studer, présidente de Nordesta, chevalier de la Légion d’honneur & de Louis Nusbaumer, botaniste tropical et conservateur, CJBG et UNIGE.
 

Uni Dufour
24 rue Général-Dufour

98th Meeting
of the IUCN Council

 
 
 

8 February - 11 February
 

The IUCN Council is the principal governing body of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in between sessions of the World Conservation Congress.

Gland
 


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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
 

Project Finance and Budget Assistant
 

Deadline 4 February

UN Environment
Crisis Management Branch
 

Marine Species Trade Specialist
(Seacucumbers)

Deadline 6 February

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

Unit Head (Standards and Scientific Advice on Food and Nutrition)

Deadline 7 February

World Health
Organization
 

Consultant for leading UNEP FI’s Physical Risk & Opportunity Clinics

Deadline 7 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Banking Taxonomy Guidelines
Consultant

Deadline 7 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Economic Affairs
Intern
(EPR)

Deadline 7 February

UN Economic Commission
for Europe
 

Associate
Seniro Team
Support

Deadline 7 February

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 

Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative/ TCFD

Deadline 9 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Environment Affairs
Intern

 

Deadline 9 February

UN Environment
Law Division
Informea Team

SSC Network Support Officer
 

Deadline 9 February

International Union for Conservation of Nature
 

Administration
Intern

 

Deadline 9 February

UN Environment
Crisis Management Branch
 

Environment Affairs
Intern
(Tehran Convention)

Deadline 11 February

UN Environment
Europe Office
 

Policy Analyst
(Global Subsidies Initiative)

Deadline 12 February

International Institute
for Sustainable Development
 

Garde cantonal-e de l'environnement
 

Deadline 14 février

Office cantonal de l'agriculture et de la nature
Etat de Genève

Un.e stagiaire à 40%
(annualisé)

 

Deadline 14 February

Biovision
 
 

CHARGE-E DE MISSION ECONOMIE LOCALE ET DURABLE à 80%

Deadline 15 février

Servide Agenda 21 -
Ville durable
Ville de Genève

Senior Coordinator, Public Sector Partnerships

Deadline 16 February

World Wildlife Fund
(WWF International)
 

Programme
Officer
P3

Deadline 16 February

Basel, Rotterdam
and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat

Stagiaire en gestion de projet – éducation à l’environnement à 80 %

Deadline 20 February

J’aime ma Planète
(JMP)
 

Sustainable Banking Expert & Principles for Responsible Banking

Deadline 23 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

IPCC
Legal Officer
P4

Deadline 24 February

World Meteorological
Organization
 

Programme Management Officer
P4

Deadline 25 February

UN Environment
Land Use Finance Unit
 

Economic Affairs
Intern
(Aarhus Convention)

Deadline 25 February

UN Economic Commission
for Europe
 

Associate Programme Management Officer
P2

Deadline 25 February

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

Programme Management Officer
P3

Deadline 14 March

UN Environment
Chemicals & Health Branch
 

IISD Geneva Internship Program
 

Deadline 15 March

International Institute
for Sustainable Development
 

Stagiaire (100%)
pour les moisde juin, juillet et août

Deadline

Association pour la sauvegarde du Léman
(ASL)

Project Lead
Alliance
for Clean Air

Deadline

World Economic Forum
 
 

Project Lead
Food
Systems Initiative

Deadline

World Economic Forum
 
 

 
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