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UNEP announces Champions of the Earth 2006
Singapore/Nairobi, 23 March 2006 - Seven ‘green’ leaders are to be celebrated as the 2006 Champions of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Thursday 23 Mar 2006
Desk-Top Preparation Workshop for East African committees delivered by UNEP Shelf Programme
The UNEP Shelf Programme is organizing a two-part workshop entitled "Desk-Top Preparation Workshop for East African Committees". UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya: 14-24 March 2006
Thursday 16 Mar 2006
Workshop: Building Ecosystem Resilience in the Barents Sea Region
WWF and GRID-Arendal workshop on conservation and vulnerability in the NW Russia and Northern Norway regions, March 22-24 2006 in Murmansk, Russia
Wednesday 15 Mar 2006
Many Small Voices workshop
The Polar Programme will host the first development meeting for the Many Small Voices Project, March 20-21 in Ottawa, Canada
Wednesday 15 Mar 2006
Revised Maps and Graphics Library
The new GRID-Arendal Maps & Graphics Library has been set up as a repository to present outputs from publications, projects and web-products that has been produced by GRID-Arendal through out the years. There are currently hundreds of graphics available in the database, and the service is continuously updated and revised.
Thursday 09 Mar 2006
St. Olav Medal to Leif E. Christoffersen
Leif E Christoffersen will recive the St. Olavs Medal for his outstanding contribution to Norway, on Friday march the 10th 13:00 in the old Town Hall on Tyholmen in Arendal, Norway. The press are invited.
Wednesday 08 Mar 2006
UNEP statement regarding sealing campaign
GRID-Arendal has recently been approached by Indigenous Peoples organizations that have seen UNEP's logo on the web-site of the company Wildlife Works. This has been incorrectly interpreted as UNEP support to anti-sealing campaigns. UNEP adhers to the principle of sustainable use, and endorses the rights of Indigenous Peoples to carry out their traditional activities within the principle of sustainable use.
Thursday 23 Feb 2006
GEO Year Book 2006 launched in Dubai
The GEO Year Book 2006 is the third annual survey of the changing global environment produced by the United Nations Environment Programme, in collaboration with many world experts in environmental research and action.
Wednesday 08 Feb 2006
Press Conference 'Green Thinking Poster Challenge' february the 8th
GRID-Arendal and Stinta skole invites the press to a Press Conference in Arendal Library, Wednesday february the 8th14:30.
Tuesday 07 Feb 2006
Morten Wasstøl becomes political advisor in Ministry of the Environment
GRID-Arendal employee, Mr. Morten Wasstøl, (33), is appointed as political advisor to the norwegian Minister of the Environment Helen Bjørnøy.
Thursday 02 Feb 2006
The Wealth of the Poor - Managing ecosystems to fight poverty
What do we know about the links between environment and poverty and how can we use this knowledge to reduce poverty?
Wednesday 18 Jan 2006
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