GEN Events 2018 / Événements GEN 2018

events organized by the Geneva Environment Network

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ÉvÉnements organisés par le Réseau environnement de Genève

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in the Mountains
Mountain Day)

11 December

This will provide a platform to discuss how the international and local communities are addressing the problem of plastic pollution, with a particular focus on mountain areas.

International Environment House
Room 3

Investing in forests:
the man who stopped the desert and the forest maker


27 November

Discussion with
Yacouba Sawadogo and
Tony Rinaudo,
Right Livelihood
Award Laureates 2018.

International Environment House I
Room 3

Human Rights
& Climate Change
Briefing on


26 November

Delivering on the Paris Agreement Promises: Toward the Adoption of Clear Guidelines. COP 24 will deal with crucial issues affecting the practical implementation of the Paris Agreement.

International Environment House I
Room 3

An evidenced-based approach to resilient, sustainable infrastructure: tools and experiences

15 November

A lecture talk by Steven Crosskey (UNOPS) & Scott Thacker (UNOPS).

International Environment
House II

and Waste

5 November

Ahead of Second Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.

Environment House II

Briefing on CITES 70th meeting of the Standing Committee

21 September

On issues that will be addressed by the 183 Parties to CITES at the 70th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee (SC70).

International Environment
House II

Infrastructure Innovations as Solutions to Environmental Challenges

5 September

A lecture talk by Professor Spiro Pollalis Director of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, Harvard University.

International Environment
House I

Policy Paper
Digital Dangers


19 July

The Global Initiative’s new project on cyber wildlife crime “Digital Dangers”* aims to address the rising use of digital platforms to advertise, purchase and create new markets for illegal wildlife products.

International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)

30th Anniversary


29 June

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018.

World Meteorological

and Waste


12 June

Ahead of the meetings of the main subsidiary bodies under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.

International Environment
House II

World Environment
Quiz 2018


7 June

6th edition
as part of the World Environment Day celebrations in Geneva.

Pickwick's Pub
Rue de Lausanne 80

High-level discussion on the Global Pact for the Environment

9 March

The adoption of a Global Pact for the environment will require open and inclusive dialogue with all States and interested stakeholders. As the highest authority on environment in UN system, UNEP will have an important role to play.

International Environment
House II

Celebrating 25 years of CBD and its aim to tackle the increasing global biodiversity crisis

2 March

High-level discussion on the occasion of World Wildlife Day.

International Environment
House II

  and Waste


26 February

Ahead of Second meeting of the Intersessional Process for considering SAICM and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020.

Environment House II


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