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Fifth Session of UNEA5.2

The UN Environment Programme, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) brings together representatives of the 193 Member States of the UN, businesses, civil society and other stakeholders to agree on policies to address the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

The resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) takes place online and in Nairobi on 28 February – 2 March 2022.

 Theme for UNEA-5 is “Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The resumed fifth session of the Open-Ended Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (OECPR-5.2) from 21 – 25 February 2022 and the 3rd consultation of the process established under General Assembly resolution 73/333 on 16 – 18 February 2022, will be hybrid meetings, with a combination of universal in-person presence and online participation.

UNEA Cities and Regions Summit – Second Thematic Session & Closing Session. Cities are key drivers of climate change and environmental degradation: they consume two-thirds of the world’s energy and account for 70% of global greenhouse emissions will take place the 23rd of February 2022 (12:30-18:30 EAT). During the second thematic session, the International Resource Panel will launch its Think Piece The Potential for Urban Agriculture to Advance Multiple Sustainability Goalsand the accompaniedGuide for Policymakers‘.

Download : https://www.resourcepanel.org/news-events/unea-cities-summit-irp-urban-agriculture-think-piece-launch

Joint Statement Letter supported by 143 organizations, and an illustration for social media including Haiti Cholera Research Funding Foundation Inc USA.

Download: file:///C:/Users/Dell%20Vostro/Downloads/21.02.2022_Final_JointStatementLetter-Feb2022-UNEP%20(1).pdf

UNEA5.2 Schedule: https://www.unep.org/environmentassembly/unea-5.2/schedule

Civil Society

Call for inputs – Report on violence against women and girls in the context of the climate crisis, including environmental degradation and related disaster risk mitigation and response. Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Inputs and comments received from the Member States and Stakeholders on the ministerial declaration Read: https://www.unep.org/environmentassembly/inputs-ministerial-declaration-unea-5