Turn the Agenda 2030 into an engine for change!

The High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in July 2019 confirmed that progress on the implementation of the Agenda 2030 is sluggish, and the international community is not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next decade.

The Business and Industry Major Group (B&I) in New York has found two volunteers to take on the role of focal point; Norine Kennedy, Vice President, Strategic International Engagement, Environment and Energy Affairs, United States Council for international Business (USCIB) and Shea Gopaul, Special Representative to the UN for the International Organization of Employers (IOE).

On March 12, 2019, at the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4), The Global Business Alliance for the Environment (GBA4E) held its first High Level Dinner, welcoming more than 80 guests.

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The Fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) will take place from 11-15 March 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya, on the theme, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’.

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The Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA4) is taking place March 11 to 15, 2019 at UN Environment in Nairobi, Kenya on the theme “Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production”.

The Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA4) will take place March 11 to 15, 2019 at UN Environment in Nairobi, Kenya. The Assembly theme will be “Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production”.

Registration is now open for the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4).


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The Global Business Alliance for the Environment (GBA4E) will be coordinating the business delegation at the Fourth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). UNEA-4 will be held from 11 - 15 March 2019 at the UN Environment Headquarters in Nairobi.

World Food Day is celebrated every year on 16th October and is dedicated to tackling global hunger. World Food Day promotes worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and highlights the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Monday, May 21, 2018 announced the appointment of Joyce Msuya of Tanzania as Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya.