Events

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...

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...

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...

21 May 2014 to 23 May 2014

The global multi-stakeholder platform for advancing and implementing poverty-environment mainstreaming, the Poverty-Environment Partnership (PEP), met between 21-23rd May in Durban, South Africa to discuss and agree on joint efforts in the field of poverty reduction, climate change adaptation,...

05 March 2014

On March 5th various UN Agencies in Kyrgyzstan met to explore how poverty and environment linkages can be better mainstreamed into different UN Programmes, projects and frameworks in Kyrgyzstan. 

The poverty-environment nexus is a cross-cutting...

26 February 2014

As Malawi looks forward to achieving its MDG targets on environmental sustainability by 2015, the Government together with UNDP and UNEP have agreed to scale up the PEI programme aimed at fighting poverty by promoting the sustainable use of natural resources that poor people rely on for...

24 February 2014 to 28 February 2014

Burkina Faso, with the support of PEI, UNDP Burkina Faso, the Government of Luxembourg and the Government of Sweden, is designing a National Environment Fund (FIE) to better address financing gaps for pro-poor sustainable natural resources management. To learn from the experience of Rwanda, that...

19 February 2014 to 21 February 2014

In Africa, the joint UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) has since 2005 supported nine country-led efforts to mainstream poverty and environment (P-E) linkages into national and sub-national development planning, from policymaking to budgeting, implementation and monitoring....

05 February 2014 to 07 February 2014

On 5-7 February 2014, PEI Lao PDR supported a training on public involvement in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (EIA) for technical staff of the National Assembly. The negative impact that unsustainable use of natural resources have on sustainable development in Lao PDR calls for...

27 January 2014 to 30 January 2014

The Government of Mauritius assisted  by the Maurice Ile Durable (MID) Commission hosted a study tour for Government and PEI representatives from Mali  from the 27th to 30th January 2014. The main objective of the tour was for the Mali delegation to learn from the vision of making...

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