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Calendar of activities

Meetings and events organized by the Issue-based Coalition on Environment and Climate Change                                           

In 2020:

  • Launch of the Coalition at a special session of the Regional United Nations System Meeting chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General, 20 March 2020 (news article)
  • First meeting of the Coalition, 21 April 2020 (agenda, report)
  • Subregional meeting with Resident Coordinators and Country Teams in Central Asia, 12 May 2020 (agenda, report)
  • Webinar on the World Water Development Report on Water and Climate Change, 27 May 2020 (agenda, video recording - below)
  • Subregional meeting with Resident Coordinators and Country Teams in South-Eastern Europe, 28 May 2020 (agenda, report)
  • Subregional meeting with Resident Coordinators and Country Teams in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Turkey, 3 June 2020 (agenda, report)
  • Second meeting of the Coalition, 17 June 2020 (agenda, report)
  • Issue of "Preliminary responses by the Coalition's co-leads to queries posed by Resident Coordinator Offices on the impact of COVID-19 on the environment", 17 June 2020 (briefing)
  • Webinar on transboundary water cooperation, based on examples from Drin and Drina river basins, 7 July 2020 (agenda, video recording - below, presentations - UNDP on Drin process, UNECE on nexus work, UNESCO on groundwater and WMO on monitoring)
  • Issue of "Summary recommendations by the Coalition on COVID-19 recovery", 20 August 2020 (briefing,  UNECE news articleUNESCO news article)
  • Third meeting of the Coalition, 4 September 2020 (agenda,  report)
  • Fourth meeting of the Coalition, 6 November 2020 (agenda, report)

In 2021:

In 2022:

  • Training webinar on mainstreaming environment and climate change into UNSDCF processes - approaches and tools for mainstreaming (Central Asia), 13 January 2022 (concept note and agenda, presentations, summary report, video recording - below)
  • Training webinar on mainstreaming environment and climate change into UNSDCF processes - approaches and tools for mainstreaming (South-Eastern Europe), 20 January 2022 (documents as for above)
  • Training webinar on mainstreaming environment and climate change into UNSDCF processes - approaches and tools for mainstreaming (Eastern Europe & the Caucasus), 27 January 2022 (documents as for above)
  • Ninth meeting of the Coalition, 8 March 2022 (agenda, report)
  • Peer-learning round table during the 2022 Regional Forum on Sustainable Development on "Action to protect and restore terrestrial ecosystems", organized by the co-chairs of the Issue-based Coalition, 7 April 2022, 10:00-12:00 (watch it on UN WebTV)
  • Side event to the 2022 Regional Forum on Sustainable Development on "Partnerships to address Climate Change, Extreme Events and Disaster Risk Reduction towards Sustainable Development Goals", organized by the Task Team on Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction, 7 April 2022, 13:15-14:45 (tbc)
  • Tenth meeting of the Coalition, 21 June 2022 (agenda, report)
  • Issue of key messages on the importance of a continued focus on climate action in support of UNCT engagement with Governments in Europe and Central Asia, 31 August 2022 (messages, annex)
  • Training Programme on Green Transitions, workshop 1: Finance, 22 September 2022 (agenda, pre-session Guidance Note)
  • Training Programme on Green Transitions, workshop 2: Energy, 29 September 2022 (agenda, pre-session Guidance Note)
  • Training Programme on Green Transitions, workshop 3: Plastics
  • Training Programme on Green Transitions, workshop 4: Circular Economy
  • Training Programme on Green Transitions, workshop 5: Pathways
  • Eleventh meeting of the Coalition, 22 November 2022 (agenda, report)

 

Videos:

"Training on mainstreaming environment and climate change into UNSDCF processes - approaches and tools for mainstreaming", playlist of three videos for (1) Central Asia (13 January 2022), (2) South-Eastern Europe (20 January 2022) and (3) Eastern Europe & the Caucasus (27 January 2022)

 

"Training on mainstreaming environment and climate change into UNSDCF processes - mainstreaming entry points (all regions)", webinar, 9 December 2021

 

"World Water Development Report on Water and Climate Change", webinar, 27 May 2020

 

"Preventing water conflicts through improving transboundary water cooperation in the pan-European region", webinar, 25 October 2021

 

"Air pollution from domestic heating in Serbia – impacts, challenges and solutions", webinar, 26 May 2021

 

"Partnerships for a sustainable recovery: Initiatives to accelerate the achievement of the environment and climate goals of the 2030 Agenda", peer-learning round table, 16 March 2021

 

Webinar on transboundary water cooperation, 7 July 2020

 

Webinar on post-pandemic recovery measures, 19 January 2021