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First Global Meeting of National Focal Points for the Fifth Montevideo Programme

Happening now: First Global Meeting of National Focal Points for the Fifth Montevideo Programme of the UN Environment Programme, 6-9 June, at the UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Aim of the meeting is to guide national governments and the international community in developing science-based environmental law and standards of conduct. The Montevideo Programme has helped conceive several multilateral environment agreements. The main topics on the agenda this time are: – Legal responses to address the air pollution, climate, and biodiversity crises (the work on air pollution has started already and will now be continued); – Legal responses to strengthen frameworks on environmental crime and environmental liability; – Environmental law and the three pillars of the United Nations Charter; – Arrangements for a partnership and stakeholder engagement strategy under the Programme. Read more about the programme by clicking on the button underneath. If you would like to receive a detailed summary of the meetings, please mention so when subscribing to Dr2 free news updates. 

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