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Fourteenth Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-14) preceding the 27th Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC27/GMEF)
16-17 February 2013, Nairobi, KenyaIn conjunction with its upcoming twenty-seventh session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF) to be held from 18th - 22nd February 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya, UNEP is organizing the fourteenth Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-14) from 16th -17th February 2013 in Nairobi.
The objective of the Forum will be to facilitate preparations of major groups and stakeholders towards the GC27/GMEF which will hold ministerial-level consultations on emerging policy issues under the following themes: “Implementing Rio+20: A strengthened environmental pillar of sustainable development”, and “Implementing a green economy as an important tool for achieving sustainable development”. Among other issues, the Forum will provide an opportunity for a multi-stakeholders dialogue, as part of the implementation of the Rio+20 Outcome document, on new models and mechanisms to promote transparency and effective engagement of civil society in the work of UNEP; the role and opportunities for involvement of civil society in the post-Rio+20 processes and the post-2015 development agenda.
Registration is now open for all interested representatives of major groups and stakeholders of civil society at: http://www.unep.org/cso-sgb3/Login.aspx.
Please note that registration will close on 15th January 2013!
Kindly also note that organizations which are not accredited to UNEP will be requested to apply for one-time accreditation upon registration. The deadline for processing one time accreditations is 20 of January 2013.
For regular updates regarding the background and preparations towards the 14th GMGSF please visit: http://www.unep.org/civil-society/
For more information please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chief, Major Groups and Stakeholders Branch
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
P.O. 30552 Nairobi, Kenya
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