An ad hoc open‑ended working group to consider a technical and evidence-based report that identifies and assesses possible gaps in international environmental law and environment-related instruments with a view to strengthening their implementation, established by UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution 72/272 of 10 May 2018, will convene for its organizational session. The working group is co-chaired by the Permanent Representatives of Portugal and Lebanon to the UN.
This organizational session will be followed by a series of substantive meetings in Nairobi, Kenya. The Group will work towards presenting recommendations to the UNGA during the first half of 2019.
Follow these links to the SDG Knowledge Hub summaries the first, second and third days of the organizational session.
dates: 5-7 September 2018
location: New York City, US