24th UN Organization Joins UN Family in Bonn

Bonn, Germany – United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Opens Office in Bonn, Germany Media contact: bonn@unitar.org | +49-228-815-0213 23 October 2020, Bonn, Germany – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is now the 24th and newest member of the UN family in Bonn. UNITAR, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, opens its …

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GREEN INDUSTRIAL POLICY:

14th July 2020 PROMOTING COMPETITIVNESS AND STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION
A new course by the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
 
What policies can countries implement to address the two defining crises of our time—COVID-19, and the climate emergency? How do we build the next generation of leaders—and those that inform and educate them—needed to advance green, …

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Release of Mercury Report

14 December, Bonn – “In 2017,  6.2 million metric tonnes (Mt) of mercury-added product waste were generated worldwide, of which approximately 1,300 tonnes were mercury waste, roughly 0.18 grams per capita,” says the latest UNU-SCYCLE study on mercury waste, sponsored by the Government of Switzerland within a project coordinated by UNIDO, and recently launched in …

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