Events

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...

22 September 2013 to 25 October 2013

PEI Kyrgyzstan held a workshop on September 22-25 with the objective of planning for the next phase of PEI, 2014-2017. The workshop was attended by the ...

06 September 2013

On September 6th, 2013 PEI Philippines organized the National Government - Local Government Joint Energy Forum. The objective of the forum was to inform Local Government Units (LGUs) on developments in the energy sector and discuss the opportunities for sustainable business development that...

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