Events

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-UN Environment 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...

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...

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...

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