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Measuring Progress in a post-Rio+20 World

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 8:30-13:00 International Environment House II

 

8:30         
Coffee & Tea

9:00         
Welcoming statements
Jan Dusik, Deputy Director, Regional Office for Europe, UNEP
Juliet Fall, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Geneva
Daniel Ziegerer, Head, Global Affairs Section, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment

9:15         
Review of the Programme and Objectives of the “Science Day”
Ron Witt, Regional Coordinator, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP
                
9:30         
Keynote Presentation “Indicators for the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda”
Fatou Keita-Ouane, Head of Scientific Assessment Branch, DEWA, UNEP

9:50         
Reflecting the Environmental Dimension in the future Sustainable Development Goals
Daniel Ziegerer, Head, Global Affairs Section, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment

10:10         
Preparations (and Indicators) for a Global Water Assessment
Anthony Lehmann, Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva

10:30         
Institutional Arrangements in Mountain Regions
Bernard Debarbieux, Dept. of Geography, University of Geneva

10:50         
Data & Indicators in UNEP’s Assessment Reports (GCO, GEO-5 et al.)
Jaap van Woerden, UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva
Pierre Quiblier, UNEP/DTIE/Chemicals Branch

11:10         
Use of Indicators in support of Green Economy Policy-making
Fulai Sheng, UNEP/DTIE/Economics and Trade Branch

11:30         
Global Estimation of Ecosystem Economic Losses from Biomass Burning
Pascal Peduzzi, UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva

11:50         
The “Mega-trends Project” and Switzerland in the world of indicators
Hy Dao, UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva and University of Geneva

12:10         
Discussion on “core data and indicators” post Rio+20

12:40         
Conclusion / summary and wrap-up of the “Science Day”
Ron Witt, Regional Coordinator, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP
 

  

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