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Event The 24th session of UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC-24/GMEF)

The 24th session of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC-24/GMEF) opens today at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and will continue until Friday, 9 February 2007.

Ministers and delegates at GC-24/GMEF will discuss emerging policy issues of globalization and the environment, as well as UN reforms. The GC-24/GMEF will also consider progress reports on: international environmental governance; the Bali Strategic Plan for Technology Support and Capacity-building; strengthening UNEP’s scientific base and financing; enhanced coordination across the UN system and the Environment Management Group; budget and programme of work for the biennium 2006-2007; updated UNEP’s water policy and strategy; small island developing states (SIDS); environmental and equity considerations in UNEP’s procurement practices; chemicals management; and gender equality in the field of the environment.

Contact information Earth Negotiations Bulletin, IISD (email: enb@iisd.org)
Event type Conference
File link http://www.iisd.ca/unepgc/24unepgc/
Source IISD - Earth Negotiations Bulletin: ENB Vol. 16 No. 55
Subject(s) METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT
Relation http://www.emwis.org/initiatives/map
Geographical coverage Kenya
Address Nairobi
Organizer UNEP and GMEF
Target audience International
Duration 1 week
Period [05/02/2007 - 09/02/2007]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH , SPANISH
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