Events

17 December 2013

On December 17th the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, his Excellency Mr. Luc Adolphe Tiao - a poverty-environment champion himself, met with the appointed poverty-environment champions in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objective of the meeting was to finalize and adopt a roadmap on how...

04 December 2013 to 06 December 2013

PEI participated in the second meeting of the Expert Group on Biodiversity for Poverty Eradication and Development held from 4 to 6 December 2013 in Chennai, India. The linkages between biodiversity and poverty eradication are at the heart of the Convention on...

03 December 2013 to 04 December 2013

 

The international conference on "Valuation and Accounting of Natural Capital for Green Economy (VANTAGE)" in Africa took place in Nairobi from 3-4 December 2013. The conference brought together senior government officials from Africa , renowned...

25 November 2013 to 27 November 2013

The fifth session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals took place from 25-27 November 2013, at UN Headquarters in New York. The meeting brought together OWG members and other Member States, observers, and representatives from UN agencies...

12 November 2013

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), a UN system-wide global event, took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from October 28-November 01. The overarching theme of the Expo was on ‘Building inclusive green economies–South-South Cooperation for sustainable development and poverty eradication...

17 October 2013 to 19 October 2013

On October 17-19 2013 UNDP and the Poverty Environment Initiative in Kyrgyzstan organized a capacity building workshop on the issues of sustainable development. Staff from 22 ministries and agencies were introduced in details to poverty reduction, environment issues and sustainable development...

09 October 2013 to 10 October 2013

On October 9-10th 2013 the Department of Interior and Local Government and the National Anti-Poverty Commission organized a National Roundtable Discussion to harmonize the Local Government Code from 1991 and the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act”, with support...

08 October 2013 to 10 October 2013

 

On October 8th-10th over 80 statisticians, economists, ecologists and senior policy makers across Asia held a three-day workshop at the United Nations in Bangkok to look at ways of better valuing natural resources. During the meeting, experts...

07 October 2013

The PEI Joint Management Board met with the PEI Donor Steering Group in Brussels on October 07, 2013. The meeting, hosted by the European Commission,  discussed the results of the PEI Scale-up phase and its forward looking agenda 2014-2017, and placed the PEI in the context of the follow up to...

30 September 2013 to 14 October 2013

A study visit to Nepal was organized from the 30th of September to the 14th of October by the Bhutanese Department of Local Governance. It was a good opportunity for the department to learn from the Nepalese experience regarding: (i) the mainstreaming of Gender, Environment, Climate...

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