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UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction from Mar 14, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 18, 2015 06:00 PM Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, by Damaris Waigwa
The third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be hosted by the Government of Japan and organized by the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). Participants are expected to agree a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR).
UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference from Mar 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 12, 2015 06:00 PM Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, by Damaris Waigwa
The UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference will take place from 9-12 March 2015, in Mexico, and will address the theme "Combating desertification, land degradation and drought for poverty reduction and sustainable development — the contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices". It will be held during the fourth special session of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST S-4) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The Scientific Conference aims harness a wide range of scientific, local and traditional knowledge to achieve poverty reduction and sustainable development in areas susceptible to desertification, land degradation and drought. The Conference is being organized by the UNCCD Secretariat and the Scientific and Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development (STK4SD) Consortium.
International Conference on Environmental and Geo-information and Communication Jan 23, 2015 07:50 AM Bogota, Distrito Especial, Colombia, by Damaris Waigwa
This international interdisciplinary conference will convene from 4-6 March 2015, in Bogota, Colombia, under the theme 'Achieving Sustainability Goals through Knowledge Sharing'. The conference will aim at exchange and sharing of knowledge on environmental information and communication in a variety of environmental domains and sectors, and methods models and techniques. The event will focus on examining how environmental information and communication are generated, handled, managed, distributed and made accessible. The conference is being organized by Esri Colombia, the German National Committee for the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), and the International Society for Environmental Protection (ISEP). Presentations and documentation of the main conference will be in English. Related workshops will be mostly conducted in Spanish.
Regional Dialogue on Sustainability Science Policy to Support the Post-2015 Development Agenda from Mar 04, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 06, 2015 06:00 PM Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia, by Damaris Waigwa
This regional workshop on Sustainability Science will focus on how sustainability science can address economy-environment interactions and contribute to sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. The workshop is expected to develop: a policy paper and strategy for the next ASEAN Plan of Action on Science and Technology 2016-2020; and a regional framework and tools to implement sustainability science. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Jakarta office is organizing the workshop in collaboration with the Malaysia FIT Programme on the 'Science Harnessed for ASEAN Regional Policy (SHARP)' and Japan FIT Programme on the 'Sustainability Transformation Across the Region (STAR)'.
Senior Programme Management Officer (UNEP) by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Jan 22, 2015 07:34 AM
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Director, ROLAC, the Head of the sub-regional office serves as the advocate for the region and guides the development of a strategy for the effective implementation of UNEP programmes and projects in the sub-region, in cooperation with governments and operational partners in the sub-region (Application Deadline: 17 March 2015).
Tissue Collection in Sulawesi Island, Indonesia for Stock Definition Study of Plectropomus leopardus in the Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion from Jan 27, 2015 09:00 AM to Feb 02, 2015 05:00 PM Kwandang Bay, Gorontalo, Indonesia, by CTI SEA RPMO
Tissues of the sunu (Plectropomus leopardus) will be collected from Kwandang Bay (and other sites, if necessary), Sulawesi Sea, Sulawesi Island. The tissue samples from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Philippines will be processed and analyzed in the Borneo Marine Research Institute of the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (BMRI-UMS).
Chief of Branch, Small Island Developing States, Oceans and Climate Branch (UN) by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Jan 22, 2015 07:11 AM
Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Director of the Division for Sustainable Development, the incumbent will be responsible for providing policy advice, through the Director of the Division, to the Under-Secretary-General and senior officials in the Department on substantive and policy aspects of the work of the Division in the areas of the sustainable development of SIDS, oceans, climate change, sustainable cities, sustainable transport, and follow up to the Rio+20 and World Summit on Sustainable Development outcomes, the Barbados Programme of Action, the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation, the Samoa Pathway, the post-2015 development agenda and related UN activities (Application Deadline: 20 March 2015).
Presentation of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) Benchmark Assessment Report and Workshop on PES Formulation Jan 27, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM Taylelong's Pension House, Taytay, Palawan, Philippines, by CTI SEA RPMO
This event aims primarily to inform the LGU officials and other government agencies, local communities, tourism-related service providers, relevant organizations and institutions, and other stakeholders on the results of the PES benchmarking studies.
Regional Director (UNEP) by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Jan 22, 2015 07:24 AM
Under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director and liaising with the Regional Support Office as relevant, the incumbent will perform political and policy analysis, relations and support i.e. identify, assess, analyze and monitor environmental and relevant political, economic and social development trends in the region (Application Deadline: 15 February 2015).
Eighteenth International Water Technology Conference 2015 from Mar 12, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 15, 2015 06:00 PM Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt , by Montakan Chimmuang
The International Water Technology Conference (IWTC) brings together Experts, Researchers, Equipment Manufacturers and Consultants, in order to discuss the latest state of the art in the field of water and waste-water technologies. After seventeen years of success, the Conference now aims at collecting all the multidisciplinary expertise that converge into the assessment, management and control of human-hydrological systems.
World Water Tech Investment Summit 2015 from Mar 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 11, 2015 06:00 PM London, United Kingdom , by Montakan Chimmuang
True innovation demands much more than technology development. It requires close cooperation between R&D start – ups, technology integrators, strategic investors and end-users including both utilities and the key industrial sectors: energy mining and food and beverage. The goal of the World Water-Tech Investment Summit is to pool ideas and experiences from around the world to accelerate the adoption of advanced technologies by both municipal and industrial water users.
Colorado Water Summit 2015 from Mar 03, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 05, 2015 06:00 PM Denver, United States , by Montakan Chimmuang
Infocast’s 2nd Colorado Water Summit, March 3-5, 2015 in Denver, CO will give attendees the opportunity to meet key investors, financiers, municipalities, water users, technology companies, and other stakeholders in Colorado water as they discuss: Colorado’s water needs, regulations, existing project funding and development opportunities essential to developing critically-needed Colorado water infrastructure.
Hydrovision Russia from Mar 03, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 05, 2015 06:00 PM Moscow, Russia , by Montakan Chimmuang
HydroVision Russia returns to Moscow for its 5th staging. During this time this dedicated hydropower event has become one of the leading meeting places for Russian and international hydropower practitioners working in and interested in the Russian and CIS region. The event provides an ideal setting to meet, interact with, and learn from new partners and the region’s most influential hydro decision-makers.
Global Water Summit 2015 from Apr 27, 2015 08:00 AM to Apr 28, 2015 09:00 PM Athens, Greece , by Montakan Chimmuang
2015's Global Water Summit will focus on the theme of the Water Value Revolution. The ambition is to determine water's key role in the future of sustainable economic growth and to revolutionise the role of water in the global economy.
WaterVent New York City 2015 from Apr 16, 2015 08:00 AM to Apr 17, 2015 09:00 PM New York, United States , by Montakan Chimmuang
WaterVent New York City, 2015 invites entrepreneurs, investors and interested parties in water technology innovation from all regions of the world to participate in this unique opportunity. Program development is underway and a preliminary agenda will be available shortly.
Ocean Business 2015 from Apr 14, 2015 08:00 AM to Apr 16, 2015 06:00 PM Southampton, United Kingdom , by Montakan Chimmuang
As one of the unmissable events in the ocean technology calendar, Ocean Business 2015 is delighted to announce that registration is now open. This coincides with the recent news that over 300 exhibition stands have sold; offering the greatest mix of technology, business and training yet.
WEPower 2015: Water, Electricity & Power Generation Forum from Apr 14, 2015 08:00 AM to Apr 15, 2015 06:00 PM Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , by Montakan Chimmuang
For 11 years, WEPower has delivered a platform for local and international suppliers and technology providers to discuss major projects to deliver water and power solutions to one of the largest economies in the world: Saudi Arabia.
IPCC 41 from Feb 24, 2015 08:00 AM to Feb 27, 2015 06:00 PM UN, Nairobi, Kenya, by Damaris Waigwa
The 41st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 41) will meet in the first half of 2015 to address, inter alia, future work of the IPCC and lessons from the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).
Sustainable Ocean Initiative Capacity-Building Workshop for South America from Feb 23, 2015 08:00 AM to Feb 27, 2015 06:00 PM Lima, Peru, by Damaris Waigwa
The Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop will focus on sharing and learning from regional experiences on integrated marine and coastal area management, with the aim of holistically achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets 6 and 11. Participants will also discuss scientific and technical tools to support the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, including the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs).
International Meeting of the Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Community of Practice from Feb 26, 2015 08:00 AM to Feb 27, 2015 06:00 PM Lima, Peru , by Damaris Waigwa
The UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) Regional Gateway for Technology Transfer and Climate Change Action in Latin America and the Caribbean (REGATTA) and the facilitator of REGATTA's Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Community of Practice, Practical Action Latin America, are co-organizing this meeting of members of the EbA Community of Practice to strengthen the network, discuss regional experiences in EbA and identify opportunities for collaboration.
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