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UNDP Launches PARCS Project in Croatia[viewed]

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a programme called PARCS, which seeks to conserve globally significant marine and terrestrial biological diversity in Croatia. The programme will strengthen the management of the country's 19 most important parks by improving the model of protected areas management and boosting investment in infrastructure.

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Event: Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum 2014[viewed]

The 2014 Green Growth and Sustainable Development (GGSD) Forum is organized by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) under the theme ‘Addressing the social implications of green growth'.

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Event: First Ministerial and Policy Conference on Sustainable Transport[viewed]

This conference is part of the Africa Sustainable Transport Forum, a high-level platform for discussion and policy decision making.

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Event: Italy and Africa: Working Together for a Sustainable Energy Future[viewed]

This conference, organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the theme, 'Italy and Africa: Working Together for a Sustainable Energy Future,' will explore prospects for investment in power generation, and the development of renewable energy and transmission networks.

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Event: Arab Water Week 2015[viewed]

Arab Water Week 2015 will convene under the theme 'innovations and sustainable solutions for the water sector in the Arab region'.

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Event: Global Landscapes Forum[viewed]

The second Global Landscapes Forum will be convened on the margins of the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Government of Peru.

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EC Proposes 30% Energy Saving Target for 2030[viewed]

A communication from the European Commission (EC) proposing a new energy saving target of 30% for 2030 calls for energy efficiency to become an integral part of the EU's policy framework for climate and energy from 2020 to 2030. The communication also reviews progress towards the EU's 20% energy efficiency target for 2020.

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Event: International Water Summit 2015[viewed]

This event is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, hosted by Masdar.

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Event: 2nd Meeting of the Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystem Nexus[viewed]

The 2nd Meeting of the Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystem Nexus under the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) will bring together representatives to discuss the assessment of the nexus in selected transboundary basins, as provided for in the Convention's programme of work 2013-2015, and will: provide an overview of the status of preparations so far; review the approach to assessing the nexus; discuss the finding and the experience from the basin assessments so far; review the preparations for the forthcoming basin assessments; discuss the format and elements of the basin assessments; agree on next steps; and propose possible follow-up activities for the Convention's programme of work 2016-2018.

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Event: UN Summit for Adoption of Post-2015 Development Agenda[viewed]

The UN Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda was mandated by the UN General Assembly on 25 September 2013 (Resolution 68/6).

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