SDG14 Life Below Water

Regional Policy Dialogue on Circular Economy for Plastic Waste Management

The SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Advocacy Component (RPAC) funded by European Union, implemented by UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) presents the Regional Policy Dialogue on Circular Economy for Plastic Waste Management. it will be organized on Tuesday 20 October 2020, 14:00 hrs (GMT+7) as a hybrid event, broadcast live from AIT. You may find attached documents to this email herewith a programme leaflet and speaker profiles for your kind information.

Leaders’ Pledge for Nature: United to Reverse Biodiversity Loss by 2030 for Sustainable Development

Political leaders participating in the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity in September 2020, representing 72 countries from all regions and the European Union, have committed to reversing biodiversity loss by 2030. By doing so, these leaders are sending a united signal to step up global ambition and encourage others to match their collective ambition for nature, climate and people with the scale of the crisis at hand.

Tracking progress on food and agriculture related SDG indicators 2020: A report on the indicators under FAO custodianship

In September 2019, the High Level Political Forum noted that the world is “on track” to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals. This echoed the main finding of the first edition of this report, issued in July 2019, that the world was not going to meet most of the food and agriculture-related SDG targets by 2030.

The tragedy of common heritage: environmental conservations and the exploitation of the resources of the deep seabed

The deep seabed, some 4,000 meters below the ocean’s surface, hides the last untouched reservoirs of mineral resources on Earth, a part of the global commons to be shared by all. It also harbours fascinating creatures, whole ecosystems, and natural processes that connect with to us in ways that we do not yet fully understand.