21 September 2020

UNEP/DTU Webinar: Launch of the new Pocket Guide to NDCs

Copenhagen, 21 September 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership and the European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi) recently produced a Pocket Guide to NDCs. The Guide explains the provisions of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2015, and of the Katowice rulebook adopted in 2018. We will launch the Guide on a webinar planned on 6 October 2020. We [...]

16 September 2020

UNHCR and Religions for Peace form Multi-Religious Council of Leaders to tackle global displacement challenges

Geneva, 15 September 2020 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Religions for Peace, a global, multi-religious movement representing the world’s faith institutions and traditions, announced today a commitment to form a Multi-Religious Council of Leaders to strengthen efforts to address the root causes of conflict and displacement, and to support peacebuilding, inclusion  and reconciliation efforts. [...]

11 September 2020

United in Science report: Climate Change has not stopped for COVID-19

Copenhagen, 10 September 2020 Climate change has not stopped for COVID19. Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere are at record levels and continue to increase, with emissions heading in the direction of pre-pandemic levels. The world is set to see its warmest five years on record – in a trend which is likely to continue [...]

9 September 2020

Health priorities for the European Region and COVID-19 in focus at WHO annual meeting

Copenhagen, 9 September 2020 On 14–15 September 2020, health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region, along with partner organizations and civil society, will meet virtually for the 70th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC70), the Region’s annual decision-making meeting. A new vision for [...]

7 September 2020

UNOPS: Statement by Grete Faremo on United Nations’ 75th Anniversary

Copenhagen, 3 September 2020 “The future world should be more equal, inclusive and sustainable.” On the occasion of the UN’s 75th anniversary Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, Grete Faremo, shares her take on how to shape the future we want. Join the global, digital conversation about the future we want – and the [...]

2 September 2020

UNOPS: Statement by Grete Faremo to the UNOPS executive board

Copenhagen, 1 September 2020 Under-Secretary-General Faremo delivered a statement to the 2020 Second Regular Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board, held virtually. Ms. Faremo spoke to UNOPS commitment to governments and partners in these unprecedented times. As of today, the organization is projected to deliver over $400 million worth of projects addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

27 August 2020

UNEP/DTU Webinar: The development of long-term low-emission development strategies

Copenhagen, 26 August 2020 We call on parties to the Paris Agreement to formulate and communicate long-term low emission development strategies (LT-LEDS) with their national pathways for greenhouse gas emission until 2050 and beyond. These strategies are fundamental tools available for countries to envision the alignment of low-emission development with broader sustainability, socio-economic and climate [...]