3 February - 9 February 2020
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.
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
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.
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.
Videos and documents of past GEN events are available online.
The events taking place this week
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
UNECE Team of Specialists on Sustainable Fisheries, promotes, facilitates and supports the implementation of sustainable fisheries standards on a global scale.
Palais des Nations
Business for Nature is a global coalition of influential organizations demonstrating business action and calling for governments to reverse nature loss.
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
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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
Conférence d'Anita Studer, présidente de Nordesta, chevalier de la Légion d’honneur & de Louis Nusbaumer, botaniste tropical et conservateur, CJBG et UNIGE.
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The IUCN Council is the principal governing body of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in between sessions of the World Conservation Congress.