« Les gouvernements doivent trouver l’arsenal de mesures optimal qui leur permettra d’éliminer les émissions des combustibles fossiles dans la deuxième moitié du siècle. Des progrès sont à faire sur tous les fronts, notamment celui de la tarification du carbone ; les examens par les pairs et les enseignements tirés des meilleures pratiques devraient trouver ici toute leur utilité. », a déclaré le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE.
The OECD participated in this annual event held in Stockholm (1-5 September 2013) where two major reports "Water Security for Better Lives" and "Water and Climate Change Adaptation: Policies to Navigate Uncharted Waters" were launched by the OECD's Secretary-General, Angel Gurría.
What is the role of the private sector in greening the agro-food chain? This OECD/BIAC workshop will examine such issues as the role of new technologies in increasing productivity and reducing waste, as well as developing private-public partnerships.
Hosted by the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, a regional expert meeting on measuring progress towards green growth in the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) took place on 5-6 March 2013 in Prague to review existing experiences of using green growth indicators, and to discuss methodological and other forms of support needed to apply such indicators in the EECCA countries.
28th Round Table on Sustainable Development on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, 16 October 2012, Hyderabad, India
The second Forum – 3GF2012 – will be held in Denmark on 8-9 October 2012 under the thematic headline “Resource Efficiency and Growth”.
The annual meeting of the Environmental Action Programme (EAP) Task Force held on 24-25 September 2012 in Norway presented an opportunity to discuss how green growth strategies could be operationalised by countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) within the framework of the EAP Task Force work programme.
A two-part roundtable discussion was held on how to integrate investment and climate change policies at the domestic level to provide a coherent, stable, long-term policy framework to catalyse investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient (LCR) infrastructure. Themes were introduced by the Secretariat, followed by a panel of national government and expert interventions to reflect on country experience.
The seminar was targeted at national, regional and local practitioners who dealt with anticipating and managing demographic changes in Russia and Eastern European countries and wanted to interchange experiences and approaches with other experts from OECD countries.
The OECD LEED Programme is participating in a side event of the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum co-organised by DCED and the UN Global Compact in cooperation with World Resources Institute and New Ventures India.