Events

14 May 2013 to 16 May 2013

PEI was actively engaged in the annual meeting of the Poverty-Environment Partnership (18) held in Berlin (14-16 May). PEI colleagues from Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe CIS, Nairobi and New York joined representatives from international think tanks, 10 donor governments and 4 agencies (WB, AfDB,...

22 April 2013

PEI Thailand hosted on the 22 of April a roundtable discussion on Integrating Ecosystem Services into Policy Planning in Thailand. Building on the lessons learned from the Sub Global Ecosystem Assessments that were conducted in three Thai Provinces, the participants had fruitful discussions on...

22 March 2013

Southeast Asia has been experiencing a boom in investment in land for agriculture. Much of this investment comes from within the ASEAN region, but also from the rest of Asia, Europe and North America. Whilst increased investment in the agriculture sector can bring benefits to rural...

27 February 2013 to 28 February 2013

The Global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Conference was held in Bogota, Colombia, from 27 to 28 February 2013. The Conference brought together political and development leaders along with 150 participants from over 40 countries, including lead experts and...

11 January 2013

On January 11 2013 the Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with UNDP/UN Environment organized an inception workshop for Phase II of the Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI) to be implemented over three years from 2012 to 2015.

From 2009 to 2012, PEI Phase I has supported...

14 December 2012

Following the work that was supported by the Malawi PEI team to include sustainability indicators in the Agriculture Sector Wide Approach plan (ASWAp), the Ministry of Agriculture and Food security requested PEI to provide further support to the revision of the Fisheries Policy to ensure the...

22 November 2012

On 22 November 2012 in Dushanbe the training on Poverty-Environment (PE) mainstreaming into Mid-term Development Strategy (MTDS) for 2013-2015 was conducted for the representatives of several ministries and state agencies, including Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ministry of Finance...

12 November 2012 to 14 November 2012

The Africa Regional Workshop took place on 12-14 November in Nairobi, Kenya. Over 50 participants attended the workshop comprising national planning, finance and environment officials plus UNDP Country Office representatives from the nine PEI Africa countries.  In addition, representatives from...

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