The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), hosted a panel discussion promoting green industry on the fringes of last week’s 2013 United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit.
With motto "Promoting the rapid uptake of green industry in harmony with the Earth’s ecosystems", the third Green Industry Conference (GIC) will be held in Guangzhou, China, from 7 to 9 November 2013.
The three-day event will be organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
Kitakyushu - a Japanese town that serves as an example of city paying strong attention to environmental issues in its development
We are glad to inform about the next Green Industry Summer Course organized by our UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development in cooperation with the Central European University in Budapest. The summer course will be held in Budapest, Hungary, 25 June - 6 July 2012.
Not only has the new Czech PREPARE Secretariat devised a proposal for a financial model for PREPARE (see previous blog post), they have also made this proposal for cooperation between PREPARE and RECP-Net.
Have a look, so you can join the discussion during the meeting in Prague next week.
From Pilar Murillo, UNIDO:
The present is to inform you about the initiative to develop a RECP postgraduate study in close cooperation with several NCPCs and universities in Europe. We have received the interest of the NCPCs of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine mainly South and Eastern Europe, some of them hosted at University. For your information, we are sending you attached the very first draft proposal, to be further developed during next meeting in Vienna, 12-14 December 2011.
News from Petra Schwager in UNIDO:
I would like to inform you that UNIDO, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety will open tomorrow, 15 November, the next Global Chemical Leasing Award-2012, which will take place in Frankfurt in June 2012 within the ACHEMA-Congress, one of the leading international forums for chemical engineering and environmental protection. Please find attached the respective official UNIDO announcement.