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UNEA-4 EVENT: Global Environment Outlook (GEO) at the UN Environment Assembly


Date: Wednesday 13 March 2019

Time: 15:00 – 18:00

Venue: Conference Room 1


The GEO-6 team will hold a 3-hour (half-day) session at UNEA4 to address the key findings of the GEO-6 report, have an interactive discussion with key stakeholders and to introduce one of GEO’s first derivative products, the GEO for Youth. Specifically, this will include presentations and a moderated discussion from the co-chairs of the GEO-6 advisory bodies and the assessment’s lead authors, an interactive dialogue with major groups and key stakeholders, a brief session on the GEO for Youth process and finally a discussion on ‘jobs of the future’ and the day-to-day sustainability actions that people can take.


Clever Mafuta, GRID-Arendal’s Africa Programme Leader, and Miles Macmillan-Lawler, GRID-Arendal's Chief Scientist, will be attending.




Every couple of years UN Environment takes the global environmental temperature. GEO-6 will provide the latest overview the state of the planet's environment based on new assessments and the combined knowledge of dozens of authors. GRID-Arendal has been asked to support this effort in a number of areas, including providing information on Africa, the oceans, polar regions and gender issues. 

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