Category Archives: Multi-lateral Environmental Agreement

Communities of Action for SDG 14 – “Life Under Water”

UN Launches SDG 14 Communities of Action STORY HIGHLIGHTS To follow-up on outcomes from its World Ocean Conference*, held in June 2017, the UN has launched nine thematic, multi-stakeholder “Communities of Ocean Action”. The communities are meant to generate new … [Read more]

A Caribbean Environmental Treaty with Teeth

from the regional news aggregator CaribbeanNewsNow: [See for an acerbic, if marginally coherent, comment on this important initiative.] Latin America and Caribbean urgently need strong, legally binding treaty on environmental rights, say UN experts November 28, 2017 Special Rapporteur … [Read more]

Fifth Edition of the Ramsar Handbook Series

The Secretariat of Ramsar Convention has just announced the launch of the first Handbook in the 5th Edition Ramsar Handbook Series. It is entitled “An Introduction to the Convention on Wetlands” and replaces “The Ramsar Convention Manual”. “An Introduction … [Read more]