e Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies, developed by e United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) wi e financial support of e European Commission, provides a non-exhaustive review of policies and initiatives at are promoting e shift tods SCP patterns. February : e UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report addressing in ation for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production (SCP). e report is one of several released in advance of e four session of e UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). Participants sponsored by UNEP will be paid eir DSA for Vienna at e UN rate for e duration of e meeting. is would be in accordance wi UN rules i.e from e arrival date, which is normally e day before e meeting, up to and including e last day before e traveller returns home on e first available flight, after e closure of e meeting. UNEP/LAC- UNEP/LAC—IC./Inf.. 4. Financed participants. Participants wi funding confirmed by e United Nations Environment Programme will receive eir itinerary and electronic ticket wi confirmation code issued in economy class in advance. ey will receive full Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) for Barbados per slept night (U. UNEP – Sustainable Consumption & Production Branch. e Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Branch focuses on achieving increased understanding and implementation by public and private ision makers of policies and actions for SCP. Given e bread of e challenges and actions required to achieve SCP, activities are focussed on specific tools, encompassing policies, . UNEP/MED IG.24/20. UNITED NATIONS. ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME. MEDITERRANEAN ACTION PLAN. 2 ober . Original: English. 21. st Meeting of e Contracting Parties to e. Convention for e Protection of e ine Environment. and e Coastal Region of e Mediterranean and its Protocols. Naples, Italy, 2-5 ember . Agenda Item 5. Mr. Arab Hoballah, Chief, SCP Branch, UNEP-DTIE welcomed participants at UNEP new offices and anked Finland and Sweden for eir generous financial support for is second and e first meeting in New York ( 2008). Arab Hoballah mentioned progress on SCP at e regional level, as well as at e. UNEP recognizes e importance of Indigenous Peoples’ participation as well as e valuable inputs at ese holders of traditional knowledge – gained rough trans-generational experiences, observations and transmission - can contribute to sustainable ecosystem management and development. On e o er hand, eir close relationship and dependency on functioning ecosystems have made many. e Special Programme on Institutional Streng ening for e Chemicals Cluster Special Programme Executive Board e Executive Board is e ision making body and oversees e Special Programme wi e support of e Secretariat of e Special Programme, which is hosted wi in UN Environment's Chemicals and Heal Branch and became operational in . Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) Staff to whom daily subsistence allowance is payable shall normally be paid such allowance in accordance wi a schedule of standard rates established periodically by e International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) and in line wi . Meeting of e MAP Focal Points. A ens, Greece, -13 . Agenda Items 3 and 4: Progress Report on Activities Carried Out during e – Biennium and Financial Report for – and –. Report on Financial Implementation of e - and e - Programme of W. ork. UNEP/MAP. A ens, . DSA Daily Subsistence Allowance United Nations (SUN) in e United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). It is based on reviews of existing rules and regulations, interviews wi staff, or a meeting participant whose travel is paid by e organization. To . Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) practices and e elaboration of a -Year Framework of Programmes to accelerate e shift tods SCP. e rakech Process had several mechanisms such as: expert meetings and Roundtables, cooperation between experts and regions, frameworks and strategies developed by e. High-level Intersessional Meeting. of e 19 Session of e Commission on Sustainable Development. on a -year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production. Panama City, Panama. 13-14 uary . e CSD-19 Intersessional Meeting on YFP was hosted by e Government of Panama, and jointly organized by UN-DESA. Elisa Tonda recently joined e team of e UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics. Based in e Regional Office in Panama, she is responsible for assisting UNEP DTIE colleagues in implementing Resource Efficiency / Sustainable Consumption and Production projects in Latin America and e Caribbean region. Elisa joins UNEP after seven years wi UNIDO (United Nations . Costa Rica, Chile, Tunisia, and Mauritius have signed agreements wi UNEP to begin e implementation of e project. Uruguay will follow soon. For more details on e project visit our site.. Lebanon will join e project in 20, anks to e support of e IEPF (Institut de l'Énergie et de l'Environnement de la Francophonie).. Mauritius is e leading pilot country in e implementation. e UN Environment Regional Office for Asia and e Pacific is located in Bangkok. We have a national office in Beijing and a sub-regional office in Samoa, and we are present in o er countries rough national projects including of e UN-REDD Programme and e Poverty and Environment Initiative. UNEP/MED WG.471 Meeting of e Ecosystem Approach Correspondence Group on Monitoring (CORMON) on Coast and Hydrography Rome (Italy) 21-22 : UNEP/MED WG.471 Meeting of e Ecosystem Approach Correspondence Group on Monitoring (CORMON) on Coast and Hydrography Rome (Italy) 21-22 : UNEP/MED WG.471. (39) At its February 2005 meeting (CEB/2005/HLCM/8, para. 26) e HR Network considered e issue of DSA for locally-recruited staff which were established as percentages of e DSA for internationally recruited staff. ese rates varied among duty stations, as did e application by organizations of e differentiated rates. e GSSL was jointly developed by UNEP and e Task Force on Sustainable Lifestyles, which was led by Sweden from 2005-2009, in e framework of e rakech Process on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP). and development for sustainable consumption and production and environmentally sound technologies UN Environment UNESCO World Bank OECD-to be confirmed Coordinator: Jillian Campbell - [email protected] UN environment Economy Division, Sustainable Lifestyles, Cities and Industry Branch (Years Framework Programme). Commission in pursuance of e Ostend meeting in 2004, where Europe resolved to take e lead in promoting sustainable consumption and production worldwide, in response to e call in e JPOI at Developed Countries should take e lead in SCP implementation. Over 80 organizations were invited to e National Roundtable on SCP. Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production. Introduction. e term Cleaner Production was defined by UNEP in 1990 as: e continuous application of an integrated environmental strategy to processes, products and services to increase efficiency and reduce risks to humans and e environment . is definition has been used as e working definition of all programmes related to e promotion. e role of enabling policy framework is of paramount importance to any new concept to get institutionalised and incorporated into routine business.. A Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production policy framework does not refer to simply making a few provisions (tax rebates, permitting provisions, etc.) in e existing system. SCP Publications SCP Events: emes. Work by e SCP Branch wi public and private sector organizations cover a range of topics under e umbrella of sustainable consumption and production. It includes work wi Governments and research institutions to build capacity in e introduction of design for sustainability and labeling schemes. e four session of e UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) will take place from 11-15 ch in Nairobi, Kenya, as agreed during UNEA-3 in ember (UNEP/EA.3/L.2). By e same text, e Assembly ided at following e session, UNEA will convene during e last week each February, unless o erwise ided by UNEA. High-Level CSD Intersessional Meeting on a -Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Panama City, Panama. 13-14 uary CONTACT INFORMATION in Panama TELEPHONE Natividad Jaramillo (507) 6056 9196 [email protected] John Fallgren (507) 6780 6690 [email protected] e Economic and Social Commission for Asia and e Pacific serves as e United Nations’ regional hub promoting cooperation among countries to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. It is e largest regional intergovernmental platform wi 53 Member States and 9 associate members. Key Elements Analysis of e efforts during e last ades demonstrates a clear evolution in e general attitude of governments and industry regarding protection of e environment in a positive sense. Members of e Executive Board e Executive Board is e ision making body and oversees e Special Programme wi e support of e secretariat. e term of its representatives is in a two years rotation. e composition of e Executive Board reflects a balance between donors and recipients as follows:. Four representatives of recipient countries, reflecting equitable, geographical. ICSC Headquarters. Two United Nations Plaza, Floor New York, NY 017 Fax: +(1) 212-963-0159. UNDP works to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities rough e sustainable development of nations, in more an 170 countries and territories. Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP / MAP) Coordinating Unit for e Mediterranean Action Plan Secretariat to e Barcelona Convention and its Protocols. e SCP branch works on issues where our will often work directly and indirectly impact large numbers of stakeholders, bo in e private and e public sectors. In order to ensure at our programmes and activities are developed and implemented in a way at as far as possible is supported by ese stakeholders, e SCP branch has launched. 5. Where one Participant is organizing a meeting wi external participati on at which policy matters related to e aims of is Memorandum will be discussed, at Participant should consider, where appropriate, inviting e o er Participant to e meeting. 6. 06, · UNEP DTU Partnership is a leading international research and advisory institution on energy, climate and sustainable development. As a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Collaborating Centre, UNEP DTU Partnership is an active participant in bo e planning and implementation of UNEP's Climate Change Strategy and Energy Programme. Just set up a meeting and share a link. No worrying about whe er teammates, clients, or customers have e right accounts or plug-ins. Wi a fast, lightweight interface and s t participant management, multi-person video calls are a breeze. e first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) of e United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was held at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23-27 e . More an 1,200 participants, including environment ministers, heads of international organizations, government representatives, civil society representatives and business. UNEP Governing Council, SAICM and e Basel Convention, among o ers. e global economy continues to recover from e downturn in 2008 and our attention turns to assessing progress tods framing a vision for e Rio meeting is CSD cycle presents a cluster of issues which do have a particularly broad multi-. UNEP Live has enabled e design and development of an Indicator Reporting Information System to assist countries transform data into actionable indicators and to meet eir reporting obligations to MEAs and on SDGs using e latest available data at e national. IRIS can also facilitate e sharing of data between Ministries and agencies. 13, · Representatives from ten African countries ga ered in Ougadougou from y 19-21 to discuss e environmental, heal and socio-economic impacts of used lead-acid battery (ULAB) recycling in e Africa region at a meeting organized by UN Environment in collaboration wi e Ministry of Environment of Burkina Faso. 1. e four meeting of e inter-agency Ear watch Working Party was opened by e Coordinator, UN System-wide Ear watch, and Deputy Assistant Executive Director, UNEP, on ursday, 2 April, at. Travel administrators were required to account for e funds wi in 14 days after disbursement of e DSA to e participant by submitting signed participants lists and copies of identification documents from participants. Any excess funds not disbursed were to be banked intact wi immediate effect. 42. UNIDO, is a specialized agency in e United Nations system, headquartered in Vienna. e Organization's objective is e promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries wi economies in transition and e . Disclosure of Interest laration. I, Helen Tope, nominated by, and residing, Australia, co-chair of e Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and co-chair of e ision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11, and member of e Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), lare as follows. 22, · e Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge aims to mobilize and support young people wi business ideas on how to foster energy-efficient, low-waste and low-carbon lifestyles. 12 winners each receive a US$,000 to support eir business venture focusing on one of ree different categories: mobility, plastic waste and energy. is is an initiative funded by e Ministry of . 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