EASD (Environmental Ambassadors / Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development) as UNEP accredited organization, follow an participate at UNEP Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (February 7-10, and 2022 ; 9- 11 February, Agenda) prior to the first session of UNEA 5 (February 22 -23, 2021).
This virtual Forum is self-organized by the Major Group Facilitating Committee, the European Environmental Bureau, and Women Engage for a Common Future. The discussions will prepare inputs to UNEA-5.2 and the Special Session to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the UN Environment Programme in 1972 (UNEP@50). The back-to-back meetings will convene from 28 February – 4 March 2022.
GMGSF is organized around seven thematic clusters that are aligned to UNEA-5.2 draft decisions on: marine and plastic pollution; nature-based solutions; chemicals; green recovery; the UNEP We Want/UNEP @50; Stockholm+50; and environmental governance.
Previously, EASD took part in the Regional consultation meeting for the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5).
The Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF) helps Major Groups and Stakeholders to prepare their input and participation in the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and associated meetings. It takes place prior to UNEA meetings. Accredited Major Groups to United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) of UNEP are automatically invited to the Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF).