UNECE Convention on Access to
Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and
Access to Justice in Environmental Matters
on 25th June 1998 in the Danish city of Aarhus at the Fourth
Ministerial Conference in the 'Environment for Europe'
Task Force on Public Participation in Decision-making of the Aarhus Convention and the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health, which should be held on 6-8 June 2012 in Bucharest, Romania
has been moved to Geneva, in Room VIII, Palais des Nations, on the same dates as originally planned (6-8 June 2012)
Has been established -CIVICS, which means "Caucasus
Virtual Institute of Conservation Science and Education". It
is a collaborative activity of scientists and professionals
from several European and Asian countries.
and Capacity Building Workshop
was attended by scientists from all three South Caucasus
countries, Germany and Iran in Tbilisi, Georgia. From Monday,
12th to 14th of March 2012, the project held a kick-off meeting in Tbilisi. While the first two days are reserved for a general socialisation of the project among conservation, devleopment and agricultural actors, the third day is devoted to internal meetings on details of project collaboration.
Was organized field trip to Javakheti, Georgia.- Field Trip to Javakheti (March 2012)
Working our way towards Sustainable Development - Making Decent Work and Social Protection a
Global Reality for All Family Members Encompassing with the theme of the 2012 UN ECOSOC Annual
Ministerial Review, "Promoting productive capacity,
employment and decent work to eradicate poverty in the
context of inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic
growth at all levels for achieving the Millennium
Development Goals", the theme for our World Family
Summit +7 is: Families in Balance: Working our
way towards Sustainable Development - Making Decent Work
and Social Protection a Global Reality for All Family
The World Family
Summit +7 is committed to introduce a Family
perspective to the achievement of MDG 1, which includes
the implementation of the Decent Work Agenda, the Global
Jobs Pact and Universal Social Protection, to discuss
these initiatives and present ideas and new commitments
which will be registered in the World Family Summit +7
Abu Dhabi Declaration on MDG 1.
Eye on Earth Summit
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
President of the UAE, the Eye on Earth Summit will enable global leaders, innovators and
decision-makers to focus on an issue critical to the
wise decision-making upon which our planet’s future
depends: how to ensure effective access to the world's
expanding pool of environmental and societal data by all
of those who need it.
Facilitated by Abu Dhabi
Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI)
and hosted by Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) in
partnership with the United Nations Environment
Programme (UNEP), the Eye on Earth Summit will strengthen existing efforts and inspire a
search for unified, global solutions to the issues that
preclude access to data
The 20-month study has been carried out by environment experts from the partner countries, in cooperation with international research institutes and consultancy firms (Arcadis Belgium, Institute for European Environmental Policy, Environmental Resource Management, Metroeconomica, Ecologic).
For Further details, please download: http://www.environment-benefits.eu/pdfs/Georgia-ENPI%20Benefit%20Assess.pdf
Participated in the study-
"Renewable Energies in Central Asia Regional Report on Potentials and Marktes" – Country Analyses- GTZ, German Federal Ministry for Econmic Cooperation and Development. Each country analysis comprises an introduction to the socioeconomic, geographical and political background of the country. It also includes an overview on the national energy sectors, including figures on power generation capacities, energy consumption and price levels as well as information on relevant market structures. This is followed by a presentation of the respective energy policy framework conditions.
For Further details, please download: http://www.gtz.de/de/dokumente/gtz2009-en-regionalreport-asia-introduction.pdf