Events / Événements

Upcoming events in the region

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ÉvÉnements À venir

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Voir aussi les événements passés organisés par le Réseau environnement de Genève et les nouvelles hebdomadaires (avec analyse et suggestions).

Second Meeting of the Expert Group on the Transboundary Water Allocation Handbook
 

30 March - 31 March
 

UNECE Water Convention aims to ensure the sustainable use of transboundary water resources by facilitating cooperation.
 
 

Videoconference
 

Eighth Compliance Committee under the PRTR Protocol
 
 

30 March - 31 March
 

The Aarhus Convention and its Protocol on PRTRs empower people with the rights to access information, participate in decision-making in environmental matters and to seek justice.

Videoconference
 

small intersessional working group on the strategic framework for the implementation of the Basel Convention

31 March - 3 April
 

The group will consider and revise a draft report on the final evaluation of the strategic framework prepared by the Secretariat based on information provided by Parties.
 

Videoconference
 

WEBINAR - Using the UN Biodiversity Lab to Support National Conservation
and SDGs

31 March
15:00-16:30 (En) & 17:00-18:30 (Fr)

To support policymakers to develop data-driven sustainable development solutions, UNDP, UNEP, and CBD launched the UN Biodiversity Lab, with funding from the GEF.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - The EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities: Climate Adaptation
 

31 March
14:00-15:00

This webinar will present the EU taxonomy report’s technical screening criteria for up to 68 adaptation activities, as well as a methodology for implementing the adaptation criteria of the taxonomy.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - E-waste MOOC: Using international standards to tackle the e-waste challenge, ITU
 

1 April
10:00-11:00

Learn more on the advantages of using international standards to manage sustainably e-waste, with leading ICT experts at the International Telecommunications Union working on these standards.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - Launch of UNEP FI Corporate Impact Analysis Tool & Portfolio Impact Analysis Tool for Banks

2 April
8:30-10:00 & 16:00-17:30

Launching two hands-on tool prototypes that will enable banks, investors and their service providers to implement a holistic approach to impact.
 

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - Legislative Framework for Waste Inspections, Penalties and Reporting of Waste Crimes

2 April
11:30-12:30

Organised by UNITAR & IGAMAOT under Waste Force, a two year project funded by EU, aimed at boosting operational capacities of authorities involved in the fight against illicit waste trade.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - E-waste MOOC: Using international standards to tackle the e-waste challenge, ITU
 

2 April
16:00-17:00

Learn more on the advantages of using international standards to manage sustainably e-waste, with leading ICT experts at the International Telecommunications Union working on these standards.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - Tackling plastic pollution: science-driven guidelines to address plastic leakage

2 April
17:00-18:00

Join Quantis, IUCN, Arla Foods + Sympatex for an interactive session presenting the Plastic Leak Project Guidelines — a methodology to map, measure and forecast plastic leakage in corporate value chains.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - Using the UN Biodiversity Lab to Support National Conservation
and SDGs

7 April
15:00-16:30 (En) & 17:00-18:30 (Fr)

To support policymakers to develop data-driven sustainable development solutions, UNDP, UNEP, and CBD launched the UN Biodiversity Lab, with funding from the GEF.

Webinar
 

WEBINAR - Nature-related Financial Risks
 
 
 

21 April
10:00-11:00 & 16:00-17:00

Find out about the latest research findings and resources for financial institutions to assess natural capital risks, and expectations for the sector to address these under global policy frameworks.

Webinar
 

Meyrin Economic Forum - Economie sociale, solidaire et écologique, concrètement ?
 

20 May
 

La durabilité de la planète semble résider dans un changement de modèle économique. Comment réussir cette transition en tant que multinationale et se développer en tant que PME face à ces enjeux?

Théâtre Forum Meyrin (TFM)
Place des Cinq-Continents

42nd Session of the Joint ECE/FAO Working Party on Forest Statistics, Economics and Management

18 June - 19 June
 

ECE/FAO Forestry & Timber Section supports developing evidence-based policies for sustainable forest management & communicates on products & ecosystem services provided to society.

Palais des Nations
Room VIII

Geneva
Health Forum

 
 
 

16 November - 18 November
 

The Geneva Health Forum, created in 2006, is one of the most important conferences of Global Health. Every two years it brings together Swiss and International participants from all sectors.

Institute of Global Health
9 chemin des Mines

Past GEN Events /

The past GEN events

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (The High Seas)

 
 

12 March
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

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Deserts to Grasslands)

 
 

5 March
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

Climate Justice /
Gender Justice
(Int Women's Day)

 
 

5 March
8:30-10:00

Event organized with Women@theTable on the occasion of the Internaitonal Women's Day.
 
 
 

Palais des Nations
Restaurant des délégués

World Wildlife Day 2020 in Geneva: Sustaining all Life on Earth
 
 

3 March
9:30-12:00

The theme this year, “Sustaining all life on earth”, encompasses all wild animal and plant species as a component of biodiversity as well as the livelihoods of people, especially those who live closest to the nature.

Palais des Nations
Room XIV (Cinéma)

HRC43 Side Event - Good practices on the Right to a Healthy Environment & next steps
 

28 February
14:00-15:30

Discussing good practices of States in recognizing and implementing the right to live in a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.
 
 

Palais des Nations
Room XXV

HRC43 Side Event - The Environmental Human Rights Defenders Crisis: Towards a Geneva Road Map

27 February
10:00-11:30

The Human Rights Council holds three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least ten weeks. They take place in March (four weeks), June (three weeks) and September (three weeks).

Palais des Nations
Room XXII

Public event - Supporting environmental defenders: mobilizing the international community in Geneva

26 February
17:30-19:00

As a global hub of international diplomacy, how can the international community in Geneva be mobilized to help protect environmental defenders and civic spaces?

Palais Eynard
 

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Coastal Seas)

 
 

20 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

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Jungles)

 
 

13 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

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

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (One Planet)

 
 

30 January
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

Briefing on IUCN
World Congress 2020
in Marseille

 
 

23 January
15:00-18:00

Briefing on the preparations of the IUCN World Congress 2020 to be held in Marseille, co-organized by the Permanent Mission of France.
 
 

Palais des Nations
Room XII

Briefing
on Marine Litter
and Microplastics

 
 

21 January
13:00-14:30

Briefing on the outcomes of the third meeting of the ad hoc open-ended expert group on marine litter and microplastics that was held from 18-22 November 2019 in Bangkok.

International
Environment House II

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

The Role of Geneva in Placing Environment on the Highest Political Agenda
 

26 November
12:30-15:00

High-Level Discussion on environmental governance at the place where, almost 50 years ago, the 1st governing council of UNEP took place, setting up UNEP & the Sustainable Development Agenda.

International
Environment House II

Pechakuchanight: 20 years International Environment House & Geneva Environment Network

25 November
18:30-22:00

Celebrating 20 years promoting environmental cooperation and public outreach in #GENeva.
 
 
 

International
Environment House II

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