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IISD/ENB+ Video Coverage of UNEA-2 - Wrap-Up The Ministerial High level segment continues on Friday, 28 May. Delegates reflect on the meeting. The closing plenary is overshadowed by procedural wrangling and heated exchanges over voting on a draft resolution calling for UNEP to carry out environmental assessments in the Gaza Strip. Numerous [...]
Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB)Volume 12 Number 676 | Sunday, 29 May 2016 Summary of the Bonn Climate Change Conference 16-26 May 2016 | Bonn, Germany Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at:http://www.iisd.ca/climate/sb44/ The Bonn Climate Change Conference [...]
May 29, 2016 11:56 am | Bhutan Learning Exchange Foundation Please meet Kinley Kinley is one of the best students of the Bongde Institute of Hospitality and Tourism ( our Hotel school) in Bhutan. Read More The hotel school, the second year 2016 started so well Some images of our graduates The first batch of students [...]
Earth Charter News: April - May 2016 Noticias Carta de la Tierra: abril - mayo de 2016 ECI Report of activities during the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development An overview of Earth Charter International's contributions to the DESD, through the Education Center, including the creation of the UNESCO Chair of ESD with the [...]
We’re thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with The People Who Share to organize Global Sharing Week. The celebration, which runs from June 5-11, will connect communities across the globe to share resources, create collaborative projects, and bolster commons-based initiatives. That includes hosting food swaps,civic hackathons, and [...]
Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 16 Number 129 | Monday, 23 May 2016 Briefing Note of the Sixteenth Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-16) 21-22 May 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Nairobi, Kenya at:http://www.iisd.ca/unep/unea2/ The sixteenth [...]
Breaking Through Power May 23rd - 26th Watch the Breaking Through Power live stream Our sponsor, The Real News, is live streaming the entire event. If you can't make it, you can still watch it.
. IISD/ENB+ Video Coverage of UNEA-2 - Sunday, 22 May 2016posted on Monday, 23 May 2016 UNEP's Executive Director, Achim Steiner, provides an overview of the United Nations Environment Assembly and with Jorge Laguna-Celis, Secretary of the Governing Bodies, UNEP, highlights issues on UNEA-2 agenda. IISD's video of the event is available [...]
11 platform cooperatives creating a real sharing economy As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its wake. Read more » > HOUSING Eugene tiny house villages model innovative solutions to homelessnessA nonprofit, self-managed community of [...]
The Great Plan and its Implementation, Tamera, May 2016 We live in a pre-revolutionary situation. Unable to find positive prospects for the future within mainstream culture, the young people of the world are looking for new orientation. The vigils of the “Nuit Debout” movement taking place in French cities every night exemplify this as does [...]