Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages

29_April_2011: Rio+20: Making It Happen, Volume 2, Issue 8, highlights the third workshop on “Green Economy Pathways,” which was co-organized by the UN General Assembly and the Group of Friends on the Thematic Debate on Green Economy, as well as linkages between the 19th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD 19) and the UNCSD (Rio+20). continued…

POPs COP 5 Adopts Decisions to Phase Out Endosulfan, Enhance Synergies

29_April_2011: The fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 5) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), which convened from 25-29 April in Geneva, Switzerland, concluded with an agreement to add endosulfan to Annex A of the Convention and phase out its use, as recommended by the Persistent Organic Pollutant Review Committee (POPRC). continued…

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