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International Resource Panel links its work more closely to the sustainable development goals 2017-06-08
The focus of the United Nations Environment Programme International Resource Panel’s will be increasingly on supporting achieving the sustainable development goals.
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International Resource Panel meets in Helsinki on 6–9 June 2017-06-05
The top names in the use of natural resources and environmental impacts come together this week in Finland as the International Resource Panel under the United Nations Environment Programme UNEP meets in Helsinki on 6–9 June. The 20th meeting of the Panel has specific strategic importance: on the agenda are the update of the Panel’s strategy and work programme for the next four years and completing the ongoing research projects.
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The e-mail addresses of the Ministry of Environment have been changed to domain @ym.fi 2017-05-31
The e-mail addresses of the Ministry of Environment have been changed from domain @ymparisto.fi to domain @ym.fi. Messages sent to the old address will no longer be delivered, only e-mails sent to firstname.lastnam@ym.fi addresses will reach the Ministry.
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Implementation of the EU climate package and Paris Agreement on the agenda of the Environment Ministers’ meeting 2017-06-16
The EU Ministers of the Environment meet in Luxembourg on Monday 19 May. They will discuss two legislative proposals concerning sectors not covered by the Emissions Trading System (non-ETS sectors): effort-sharing among Member States with regard to the climate targets to 2030 and the role of the land use, land use change and forestry sector (LULUCF) in the climate framework.
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Circular economy professionals meet at the World Circular Economy Forum 2017-06-09
The first World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) brought together large numbers of people, organisations and companies with interests in sustainable development and the circular economy at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland on 5–7 June 2017. The event, organised by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, was attended by about 1,700 experts and decision-makers from more than 100 countries.
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Kaliningrad Wastewater Treatment Plant officially opened 2017-06-08
The official opening of the Kaliningrad Wastewater Treatment Plant takes place on 7 June 2017. The construction work of the plant was completed in 2015, and since then the plant has been taken into use step-by-step. The handling and disposal of wastewater sludge that was a condition for the operations was ready in May 2017.
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