Events

06 November 2014

Bringing together country delegations from Bangladesh, Nepal and Indonesia, UN agencies, partner organizations, bilateral donors and civil society, Poverty-Environment Initiative Asia Pacific hosted a Showcase Event on 6 November 2014 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Bangkok. The event was...

25 October 2014 to 26 October 2014

Twenty members of Malawi’s Parliament attended a training of the Parliamentary Committee on Environment and Climate Change Management, which had been organized by the Leadership for Environment and Development–South Eastern Africa (LEAD-SEA) in Lilongwe on 25-26...

15 October 2014 to 17 October 2014

Agriculture continues to be an important engine of growth in the Eastern and Southern Africa region. It employs a substantive proportion of the population, and is a critical source of food security and nutrition. Unfortunately, gender inequalities common to the region significantly dampen the...

10 October 2014

An inaugural national symposium on ‘Achieving Inclusive Sustainable Economic Growth: From Rhetoric to Practice’, organized by the Economics Association of Malawi (ECAMA), was held in Lilongwe from 8 to 10 October 2014.  Representatives of the Government of Malawi,...

06 October 2014 to 17 October 2014

Poverty-Environment Facility staff participated both as trainers and trainees in a course on the Human Rights Based Approach and its practical implementation in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) programming held from 13 to 14 October 2014 at the United...

25 September 2014

With an eye to the sustainability of Poverty-Environment mainstreaming and the outcomes of the Poverty-Environment Initiative beyond 2017, the Initiative’s Donor Steering Group debated ways to strengthen Poverty-Environment’s impact globally at its meeting held on 25...

25 August 2014 to 29 August 2014

While changes in the environment affect everyone, they affect men and women differently. Women’s and girls’ traditional responsibilities as food growers, water and fuel gatherers, and caregivers connect them closely to available natural resources and the climate, making them more likely to be...

16 July 2014

The Government of Kyrgyzstan launched its second phase of the PEI programme on July 16 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Building on the achievements and lessons learned from the previous phase the programme will support the Government of Kyrgyzstan to adopt and implement policies that promote...

16 July 2014

Mauritius is committed to green its economy to achieve the goal of becoming a high-income, inclusive and environmentally sustainable country by 2020. Ensuring that the transition to a green economy is inclusive is essential and it is in this context that PEI is supporting the Government of...

27 May 2014 to 30 May 2014

Nepal hosted a high-level international conference to transition to green economy. Government officials and civil society organizations from across eight countries working with PEI in Asia Pacific met in Kathmandu, Nepal from the 27th to 30th of May to discuss best mechanisms to...

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