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Event: 117th Meeting of the International Maritime Organization Council[viewed]

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is elected by the IMO Assembly for two-year terms beginning after each regular Assembly session.

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Event: 52nd Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees[viewed]

The 52nd session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) and Associated Sessions of the Committees (Finance and Administration; Economic Information and Market Intelligence; Forest Industry; and Reforestation and Forest Management) will be held in November 2016 to address project and governance related issues.

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Event: 70th Session of IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee[viewed]

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) considers any matter within the IMO's scope that is concerned with prevention and control of pollution from ships.

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Event: 32nd Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries[viewed]

The 32nd session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) is scheduled to take place at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.

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Event: ITTO/FAO/CABI Caribbean Workshop on Forest Products[viewed]

Jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), this workshop will address, among other issues: current statistical systems and the status of collection, analysis and dissemination of forest products statistics; methodologies used to collect and report on forest products production and trade; use of forest products statistics at the country level; and the Joint Forest Sector Questionnaire.

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Event: International Day of Forests 2016[viewed]

The International Day of Forests is held annually on 21 March to raise awareness of the importance of forests to people.

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UNEP, Zayed International Foundation Partner on Green Economy Textbook[viewed]

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment will produce an international textbook on inclusive green economy, covering macroeconomic theory and specific sectoral policies. The textbook will provide researchers with a comprehensive analytical framework for studying green economy and will contain regional perspectives to enable policy design.

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"Little" Book Supports Sustainable Landscape Management[viewed]

'The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book: Achieving sustainable development through integrated landscape management' aims to clarify and disseminate sustainable landscape management methods, and to catalyze their implementation across private and public sectors worldwide. The book was produced by experts from the Global Canopy Programme (GCP), EcoAgriculture Partners, the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), with additional support and funding from diverse bilateral and multilateral development agencies.

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CIFOR and Partners Provide Insights on Gender and Climate Change [viewed]

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has compiled and published a series of briefs titled 'Gender and Climate Change: Evidence and Experience' seeking to address gender and climate change policy issues by drawing on the experience of contributing partner organizations, including: CIFOR, Bioversity International, CARE International, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the Global Greengrants Fund (GGF), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Women, the UN Development Programme and UN Environment Programme (UNDP-UNEP) Poverty-Environment Initiative, and the Women's Environment & Development Organization (WEDO).

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Event: World Environment Day 2016[viewed]

The 2016 World Environment Day will convene under the theme, 'Seven Billion Dreams.

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