The Eighth GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC-8) concluded on May 15th 2016 in Negombo, western Sri Lanka, where participants from over 80 countries met to share lessons that addressed the conference theme of Scaling Up Investments from Source to Sea in the Context of Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
TOPIC: When the Smoke Clears: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals and the
Paris Agreement through Clean Cooking
Jakob Granit, STAP Panel Member for International Waters, was recently appointed as the new director general for the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM)
At an event co-sponsored by the Governments of Germany and Ghana and by UNEP and the Basel-Rotterdam-Stockholm (BRS) Secretariat, STAP expert Dr. Ricardo Barra will speak about sustainable (‘green’) chemistry, and in particular, its potential application to material innovations in the area of replacements for disposable plastic items.
“Designing Projects in a Rapidly Changing World: Guidelines for embedding resilience, adaptation and transformation into sustainable development projects” is STAP’s new advisory document targeting practitioners working with local stakeholders to devise effective project strategies that build resilience to shocks, stresses, and major external change.
STAP-GEF, UNCCD, CBD, and FAO convene expert meeting on indicators for measuring SDG Target 15.3 on land degradation
February 25, 2016