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11 November 2022
"It seems simple, just entering some data and calculating it, but we had to look into other aspects that play an important role in mercury emission. For instance, for some of these categories, we had to go through data on mercury importation from the last 3 years. We also had to work closely with other ministries to get an accurate assessment of these importations."
10 November 2022
10 November 2022, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt - The PAGE and UN partners side event at the COP27, on November 9, discussed how circular economy principles and practices can serve as a catalyst to promoting human well-being, preserving nature, cutting pollution, and making economies more competitive. By bringing together representatives of governments, UN agencies, private sector, think tanks and youth, the event explored the enabling factors for accelerating the global shift towards circular economy, within the context of just, inclusive, and sustainable development.
14 October 2022
14 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - 14 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR scientist in cooperation with the WEEE Forum expect roughly 5.3 billion mobile / smartphones will drop out of use this year. Stacked flat atop one another at an average depth of 9 mm that many disused phones would rise roughly 50,000 km – 120 times higher than the International Space Station; one-eighth of the way to the moon. 
26 September 2022
“I had a series of ‘awakenings’ throughout my life”, reveals Bárbara A. Smith straightaway. One of the most impactful was when she scuba dived for the very first time. “When we submerged, I discovered a myriad of colours in the corals, an unbelievable variety of fishes, sea turtles, and immense peace. It was as if I found ‘another world within ours’. I cannot put in words what it feels like to discover such an environment for the very first time, but I believe it must be a very similar experience to being in outer space.”
28 July 2022
New Regional Online Academy on Clean and Inclusive Energy Transitions in the Context of Green Recovery in Southeast Asia. The Academy aims to build capacities and facilitate experience-sharing among key stakeholders from SEA in support of a clean and inclusive energy transition. Registration open!
17 June 2022
University of Limerick – Ireland, 27 August – 4 September 2022.
The applications for The 2022 E-Waste Academy – Scientist Edition (EWAS) have been extended until July 1st.
7 June 2022
7 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Climate change is increasingly affecting peace and security across the globe, and factors, such as gender and social inequalities, are catalyzing the effects of this dire trend. How can one help prevent climate change from further disrupting peace and security? Found out the answer in this new free-of-charge e-course!
16 March 2022
16 March 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Five women tell their climate stories on how they have been transforming their communities towards a climate-resilient society. In addition, the article presents the trainings on women and climate change available through UN CC:Learn platform.
9 February 2022
Dans le cadre de l’appropriation du projet par les parties prenantes marocaines, PAGE a initié durant deux jours (ndlr 18 et 19 janvier 2022) une session de formation sur Zoom pour les parties prenantes au Maroc. Organisée par UNITAR et l’agence lead ONUDI, PAGE Maroc a convié plusieurs ministères et organismes à la formation portant sur « l’Économie Verte Inclusive et la relance économique post COVID-19 ». La première journée de formation a porté sur l’appui de PAGE au niveau global pour favoriser une économie verte et inclusive, le fonctionnement de PAGE Maroc, l’EVI et la relance économique post-COVID suivi du groupe de travail sur le thème « Opportunités et défis pour une relance économique verte et inclusive au Maroc ». Cette journée de formation s’est achevée par le partage d’expérience de PAGE Sénégal. La seconde journée quant à elle, visait à répondre à cette interrogation « Quelles priorités pour PAGE au Maroc ? » Pour y arriver, les participants ont été subdivisés dans 5 groupes avec 5 thèmes différents animés par les 5 agences onusiennes à savoir PNUE, PNUD, UNIDO, BIT et UNITAR.
25 January 2022
25 January 2022 - 1st Latin American e-waste report covers 13 countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.