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India will host the Conference Of Parties (COP 14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) from 2nd to 13th of September 2019 at the India Mart and Expo in the Greater Noida area of New Delhi. The event will see participation of over 3000 representatives from over 200 countries which will include ..
Topics: Conference of the Parties • Desertification • Environmental treaties • Law by country • Luc Gnacadja • Politics by country • Rio Convention • United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
For the first time, India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in New Delhi between September 2 -14, 2019. It will see participation from at least 5,000 delegates from nearly 197 countries. Ahead of the COP-14, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar ..
Topics: Bonn • Bonn Challenge • Conference of the Parties • Desertification • Environmental treaties • Forest restoration • Law by country • Luc Gnacadja • Politics by country • Rio Convention • United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Great Indian Bustard to be official mascot of 13th COP of Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (COP CMS 13)
The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS 13) will be held at 15th to 22nd February 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. Recently, the Government of India (GoI) has announced that the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) will be its mascot for CMS COP-13. It ..
Topics: CMS • Conference of the Parties • Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals • Environment • Environmental treaties • Great Bustard Memorandum of Understanding • Law by country • Politics by country • Wildlife conservation • Wildlife law
The Union Cabinet has recently approved Submission of India’s 2nd Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), which contains 2014 updates of national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories. As per an official statement, in 2014, approx 2.607 billion tonnes of of CC-2 equivalent) of GHGs were emitted from all ..
Topics: Carbon finance • Copenhagen Accord • Environmental treaties • Greenhouse gas • Greenhouse gas inventory • Kyoto Protocol • Law by country • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
On 2018 World Ozone Day (WOD), the Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released a draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) and a booklet on ‘Montreal Protocol – India’s Success Story’. With this, India has become the world’s first country to develop such a document (ICAP), which addresses cooling requirement across sectors and lists out ..
The International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed every year on September 16 to commemorate the date of signing of the Montreal Protocol in 1987 on substances that deplete the Ozone layer. It is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to ..
Topics: Chlorofluorocarbon • Environmental treaties • Greenhouse gases • International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer • Law by country • Montreal Protocol • Oxygen • Ozone • Ozone depletion • Ozone layer • Politics by country • Stephen O. Andersen