Side Events Schedule

  Wednesday, 13:10–14:50 Wednesday, 18:15–20:15 Thursday, 08:15–09:45 Thursday,         13:10–14:50 Thursday, 18:15–20:15 Friday,         08:15–09:45

Hilton Batumi Hotel "Armazi"

Title:

Riding towards green economy:cycling and green jobs


Organizations:
1. UNECE
2. WHO Office for Europe
3. UNEP              

4. European Environment and Health Youth Association

Title:

Towards greening the economy across sectors through nexus assessments: lessons from the Alazani/Ganykh and the Syr Darya River Basins

Organizations:
1.UNECE
2.GWP Georgia
3.GWP Kyrgyzstan

 

Title:

Greening Economies in Eastern Partnership Countries

Organizations:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Title:

Clean Air for Life

Organizations:
1.UNECE
2.German Federal Environment Agency (UBA)
3.Climate and Clean Air Coalition

4. WHO Office for Europe
5. European Environment Agency

6.European ECO Forum


 

Title:

Towards a Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development: Practical Tools for the Forest Sector

Eleven years from St. Petersburg Declaration on illegal logging and eight years of ENPI-FLEG

Organizations:
1.UNECE
2.FAO

3.WWF Caucasus Programme Office
4. World Bank

 

Title:

Emerging Environmental Health Challenges in the UNECE region – key recommendations from the EfE Ministerial Conference 2016 to the Environment for Health Ministerial Conference 2017

Organizations:
1.WECF International (Women in Europe for Common Future)
2.WECF Georgia
3.Eco-Forum Russia
4.Armenian Women for Health and a Healthy Environment
5.Georgian Foundation Caucasus Environment
6.Institute of Labour Medicine and Ecology
7.Georgia Greens Movement
8.RCDA Georgia (Rural Communities Development Agencies)
9.Biom NGO Kyrgyzstan
10.Alga Rural Women’s Association Kyrgyzstan
11.Social Eco Fund Kazakhstan, for the Environment and Health Issue Group of the European Eco-Forum

 

Hilton Batumi Hotel "Lazica"

Title:

Implementing Green Growth in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

Organizations:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Title:

Land Degradation Neutrality – a contribution to sustainable growth

Organizations:
1.Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

2.The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus

 

Title:

Greening the Economy and Sustainable Development in Central Asia - Current Achievements and the Way Forward

Organziations:
1.UNEP, Regional Office for Europe
2.The Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC)

3. EC IFAS

 

Title:

From Kiev to Batumi and beyond: The prospects for ENVSEC’s contribution to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


Organizations:
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
In partnership with:
REC
UNECE
UNEP

 

 

Title:

20 years of Environmental Performance Reviews: Lessons for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

Organizations:

1.United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
2.United Nations Environment Programme/ Regional Office for Europe (UNEP/ROE)

 

Title:

Mainstreaming practical application of green development mechanisms into environmental policies and practice in South Caucasus

Organziations:

The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus

Hilton Batumi Hotel "Ballroom"

Title:

1.The Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth - Georgia (GMG/FoE-G)
2.Environmental Information and Sustainable Development Centre RIO
3.Orchis Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis”
4.Ecological Awareness and Waste Management


5.Eco-Accord
6.International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN)
7.Health and Environmental Justice Support (Germany)
8.The Independent Ecological Expertise (Kyrgyzstan)
9.The Foundation in Support Civil Initiatives (Tajikistan)

 

Title:

SEIS implementation in the pan-European region – Progress and benefits of working together

Organizations:
European Environment Agency

 

Title:

Green investment for greening economy: perspectives for the State and people

Organizations:
European ECO Forum

Title:

The role of Strategic Environmental Assessment in Greening Economies

Organizations:
1.The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment
2.The Netherlands Environmental Ministry
3.UNECE
4.The Ministry of Environment Protection of Georgia

Title:

Global Water Partnership: Network for Knowledge on Water Security to Help Stakeholders Move Towards to Achieve SDGs

Organizations:
Global Water Partnership Caucasus and Central Asia (GWP CACENA) – Regional Secretariat

 

Hilton Batumi Hotel "Egrisi"

Title:

"Effective Stakeholder Participation - Why It Matters for SDGs"
Subtitle: "Global/Regional/National Application of Rio Principle 10, Aarhus Convention, the Bali Guidelines and the Environmental Democracy Index"

Organizations:
1. Central European University
2. UNEP
3. UNECE
4. World Resource Institute

Title:

Green Economy providing social Innovation, economic diversification and environmental sustainability

Organizations:
UNDP Kazakhstan

Title:

Promoting Green Economy in the Caucasus Organizations: Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN)

Title:

Circular economy in the UNECE region:  business opportunities, innovative solutions, job creation and growth potential

Organizations:
The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)
Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands
Ministry of Environment of Slovakia

Title:


Launch of the EEA report “More from less – material resource efficiency in Europe. 2015 overview of policies, instruments and targets in 32 countries.”

Organizations:
European Environment Agency (EEA)

 

Radisson Blu Batumi Hotel "Ballroom 3"

Title:

Greening the Economy through Sustainable Production and Consumption


Organizations:
Eco Forum

Title:

RECs as catalysers of sustainable development goals in the CEE, SEE and EECCA regions

Organizations:
The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)
REC for Central Asia (CAREC)
REC Caucasus

Title:

German Cooperation Breakfast show Supporting Greening of the South Caucasus economies

Organizations: Transbaundary Joint Secretariat for the Southern Caucasus

Title:

Enabling green growth through nature-based solutions Organizations: IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Title:

Environmental PPPs to implement SDGs in EaP countries: from commitments to achieving targets Organizations: European Eco-Forum (in cooperation with EaP SCF WG3)

 

 

Radisson Blu Batumi Hotel "Meeting room 2"

Title:

PRTR as a tool of air quality public monitoring

Organizations:
Eco Forum

Title:

Towards a Circular Economy in South East Europe- Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID)

Organizations:
United National Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Title:

CSOs of Georgian Eastern Partnership National Platform for Advancing of Green Economy

Organizations:
Foundation Caucasus Environment

Title:

EUWI East+ - Strengthening water management in the EU Neighbourhood East countries

Organizations:
Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt GmbH)

Title:

Master class: Interactive ESD game design “from scratch”

Organizations:
European Eco Forum

 

Sheraton

Title:
Launch of the Environmental Performance Review of Georgia

Organizations:
1. Ministry of Environment of Georgia
2. UNECE