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UN Celebrates International Mother Earth Day 2014[viewed]

The UN commemorated International Mother Earth Day 2014 with statements and events around the world. Mother Earth Day 2014 focused on green cities, with the aim of raising awareness on how collective action can transform cities and forge a sustainable future.

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Central American Countries to Join Risk Insurance Facility[viewed]

Finance ministers from Central American and Caribbean countries gathered during the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings to discuss how the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) might be expanded to include Central American countries. Honduras and Nicaragua were the first Central American countries to announce they will become CCRIF members.

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Event Focuses on Latin American Leadership Ahead of COP 20[viewed]

An event titled ‘Governing Climate Change: New Ideas and Latin American Leadership as Peru Prepares to Host the 2014 UN Climate Negotiations' and hosted by Brown University in Providence, US, was chaired by former Chilean President Richard Lagos, who also previously served as UN Special Envoy for Climate Change.

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Carbon Fund Approves REDD+ Proposals from DRC, Ghana, Mexico and Nepal[viewed]

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ghana, Mexico and Nepal will each receive $50-$70 million to demonstrate how Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) can work on the ground. Participants from 11 public and private funds adopted resolutions to support these countries' Emission Reduction Program Idea Notes (ER-PINs) at the Ninth Meeting of the Carbon Fund (CF9) of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).

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ILC Releases 2013 Annual Report Featuring National Engagement Strategies[viewed]

The International Land Coalition (ILC) has released its 2013 Annual Report, which outlines its range of local, national and international activities, including efforts to develop a unified voice on land issues.

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Event: UNGA Dialogue 4 on Technology Transfer Mechanism[viewed]

Through General Assembly Resolution 68/210, Member States decided to hold four, one-day structured dialogues to consider possible arrangements for a facilitation mechanism to promote the development, transfer and dissemination of clean and environmentally sound technologies.

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Event: Ninth Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to Study Issues Relating to the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine BBNJ[viewed]

This meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (BBNJ) is the third of three meetings (April 2014, June 2014 and January 2015) that the UN General Assembly (UNGA) requested be convened.

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Event: 65th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee [viewed]

The 65th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES SC65) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Event: Eighth Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to Study Issues Relating to the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine BBNJ[viewed]

This meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (BBNJ) is the second of three meetings (April 2014, June 2014 and January 2015) that the UN General Assembly (UNGA) requested be convened.

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Event: CBD Workshop for the Caribbean on Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration[viewed]

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), this capacity-building workshop for the Caribbean will focus on ecosystem conservation and restoration to support achievement of the Aichi biodiversity targets.

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