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Global Forum on Environment

 

The Global Forum on Environment* (GFENV) is a venue that brings together international experts from member and non-member economies to share experiences and explore common policy issues focusing principally on the environmental dimension of sustainable development and its linkages with economic and social policies. Issues to be addressed in the Global Forum on Environment are shaped based on the current work of the OECD Environment Programme, by focusing on one or two priority issues on the global environmental agenda each year.

(* formerly known as Global Forum on Sustainable Development)

Objectives

  • Raise awareness and understanding of the environment dimension of sustainable development issues worldwide;
  • Facilitate information-sharing on environmental issues among policy makers, private sector actors and civil society representatives; and
  • Promote exchange of information and lessons learned among OECD and non-OECD countries

Dates and topics

2022  
7-8 November Global Forum on Environment: Working towards the elimination of mercury and reducing its harmful impacts on human health and the environment
21-23 March Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change
   
2021  
13-15 September Virtual Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change
15-17 March Virtual Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change
   
2020

 

3-4 November Virtual Global Forum on Environment: Towards cost-effective management systems for industrial and consumer chemicals
15-16 September Virtual Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change
2-4 June Virtual Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change - organised by the Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG)
31 March - 1 April Virtual Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change - organised by the Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG)
5-6 March
Global Forum on Environment: March on Gender - Mainstreaming Gender and Empowering Women for Environmental Sustainability, OECD Paris

 

  • Events prior to 2021

Participation

  • Environment-related policy makers, academics, industry representatives and other experts from OECD and non-OECD countries.

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