153 events found

02 - 06 Jun 2025
Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on Plastic Pollution Treaty
The Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries to adopt a Plastic Pollution Treaty is expected to take place in Ecuador, Peru, Rwanda, or Senegal in mid-2025. The meeting will be held after the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Plastic Pollution INC) concludes its work. The resumed fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) requested the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director to convene an INC to develop
Topics: Policymaking
Country: Ecuador
Type of event:Conference
man spraying chemicals
28 Apr - 09 May 2025
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Confirmed
Basel Convention COP17, Rotterdam Convention COP12, and Stockholm Convention COP12
The BRS Triple COP, comprising the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the Basel Convention, the 12th meeting of the COP to the Rotterdam Convention, and the 12th meeting of the COP to the Stockholm Convention, will convene from 28 April to 9 May 2025. This event page will be updated as more information is available. The SDG Knowledge Hub story about the 2023 BRS COPs is available here . To receive SDG event notices
Topics: Policymaking
Type of event:Conference
Plastic on beach
29 Oct - 01 Nov 2024
Plastic Pollution INC-5
The fifth meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Plastic Pollution INC-5), will take place in October/November 2024 in the Republic of Korea. This meeting is being held pursuant to the resolution adopted by the resumed fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2), which requests the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director to convene an INC to develop an international legally binding instrument on
Topics: Policymaking
Type of event:Conference
Garbage bags
01 - 05 Apr 2024
Plastic Pollution INC-4
The fourth meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Plastic Pollution INC-4), will take place in early April 2024 in Canada. This meeting is being held pursuant to the resolution adopted by the resumed fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2), which requests the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director to convene an INC to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution
Topics: Policymaking
Country: Canada
Type of event:Conference
Flags
26 - 29 Feb 2024
13th WTO Ministerial Conference
The 13th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC13) will take place in the week of 26 February 2024 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The WTO Ministerial Conference, which is attended by trade ministers and other senior officials from the Organization’s 164 members, is the highest decision-making body of the WTO. Under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the WTO, the Ministerial Conference is to meet at least once every two years. To receive SDG event notices, news, and analysis
Topics: Policymaking
Type of event:Conference
flags
26 Feb - 01 Mar 2024
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Confirmed
UNEA-6
The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the highest decision-making body on environmental matters in the UN system. The sixth meeting of the Assembly (UNEA-6) is scheduled to take place from 26 February to 1 March 2024 at UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of UNEA-5 is here . To receive SDG event notices, news, and analysis in your inbox, subscribe .
Type of event:Conference
Plastic on beach
11 - 15 Dec 2023
Plastic Pollution INC-3
The third meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Plastic Pollution INC-3), will take place in December 2023 at UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.
Topics: Policymaking
Type of event:Conference
05 Dec 2023
Developing a Gender Action Plan in the Global Framework on Chemicals
In September 2023, the Global Framework on Chemicals was adopted in the ICCM5, including a strong emphasis on gender equality. This milestone included a resolution for “Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective and Promoting Gender Equality and Empowerment of All Women and Girls in Chemicals and Waste Management.” This discussion built up on the momentum created after the ICCM5 in relation to gender by focusing on sharing case studies and practical experiences in integrating gender considerations into chemicals and waste management.
Type of event:Community of practice
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