UNEA 3 will take place this year, from 4 to 6 December 2017, Nairobi. Similarly to UNEA 2 (2016) many side-events, green-room events and plenary meetings will take place during that week.The main over-arching theme of UNEA3 will be pollution, highlighting key pollution risk areas:
The UN Forum on Business and Human Rights is the global platform for yearly stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to practice. The central theme of the 2017 Forum is "Realizing Access to Remedy". The programme also features sessions for new audiences and discussions on broader policy trends that consider the role of the business and human rights movement in today's political and social contexts around the world.
Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness leaders, government representatives and environmental experts from around the world will gather in Edinburgh this November for the third World Forum on Natural Capital. With the global population heading towards nine billion, the natural world is facing unprecedented pressure to support human activity. Not only will this have profound consequences for society and the economy, it will also have major strategic implications for business.
The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held from 6 to 17 November in Bonn, Germany, under the Presidency of Fiji. Ipieca will attend and will host a side-event on a key topic related to the transformation of the energy system and the technologies needed to reach a low-emissions future. Shortly we will provide more information about the agenda and speakers.Visit the UNFCCC website for more information.
The IAIA Special Biodiversity Symposium provides a forum for sharing and advancing leading practice in mitigation hierarchy implementation for biodiversity and ecosystem services to improve outcomes for society, conservation, business, and finance.
ATCE is SPE's annual meeting of members and features groundbreaking papers and special technical events designed to accelerate the application of innovations in every technical discipline. Attendees come from around the world to ATCE to keep up with the latest technologies, industry best practices, and new product launches.
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Alongside the UN General Assembly in September 2017, Ipieca, UNDP, IFC, and ICMM will host a lunchtime event looking at the role of the oil, gas and mining industries in the 2030 Agenda, with a particular focus on how partnerships and participation can help accelerate progress in achieving the SDGs.
Carbon Capture and Storage is seen as a key technology for the continued use of fossil fuels, and maximizing energy from the available 'carbon budget'. Ipieca has identified CCS as a key technology in meeting the Paris Agreement aims in its latest publication, Exploring Low Emissions Pathways. This workshop will bring together participants from across the oil and gas sector and expert communities to actively discuss the role, barriers, and opportunities of CCS.
This year's World Water Week will take place from 27 August - 1 September 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. The event convenes the scientific, business, policy and civic communities to discuss and share knowledge on global water issues and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. The 2017 World Water Week theme is Water and Waste: Reduce and Reuse.