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 SDGs Partnership  New initiative was launched by UNEP/GRID Warsaw Centre at the annual Meeting of the SDGs Partnership "Together for the environment" organised at the Copernicus Science Center on November 7, 2019. The "Climate Leadership" powered by UN Environment program is to support business in activities aimed at its transition to the climate neutrality path by offering innovative products and services. Get more »
 GRID  Maria Andrzejewska and Monika Szewczyk were panelists on an event organised by UNIC Warsaw and the Polish Academy of Sciences. During the event, held as a commemoration of UN Day it the library of the Warsaw University, they were talking about ways in which climate change influences the environment and the role of business in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  When the palm tree withered at the Warsaw's de Gaulle Roundabout in June this year, the message was obvious for the most of us: the dangers of air pollution and the global climate crisis are real and affect us all. In October, when the heating season began, the Warsaw palm again reminded us of the air quality. This time, from the screen on the wall of the Marriott Hotel in Warsaw, it encourages passers-by to take action #ForthePlanet. Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  Bartłomiej Kozek, sustainability expert in the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre, presented the most important issues related to climate change at the annual event addressed to suppliers of the Carrefour brand. Get more »
 GRID  UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre was one of the organisation coordinating the work on a material devoted to responsible consumption and shopping. On September 25th, during the international #Act4SDGs week 5 new brochures were published on the Ministry’s webpage. Get more »
 GRID  Implementation of the project "Science in the City: Building Participatory Urban Learning Community Hubs through Research and Activation" (PULCHRA), co-financed by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program, has officially started on September 1st. UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre is a part of the project consortium and will be responsible for its implementation in Poland. Get more »
 In the press  Director of the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre, Maria Andrzejewska, took part in the discussion regarding creating a climate neutral European economy by 2050. Experts, representatives of public administration, business, NGOs and scientific circles analysed the scale of the challenge, requiring changes in producer and consumer behaviour, as well as a just distribution of cost of the transformation. Get more »
 GRID  The project that took place in the 2015-2017 period in Mazowsze and Lubelszczyzna regions engaged pupils and local communities in researching local nature and mapping potential threats to its state. Its overview was a part of the international conference on climate change and energy security, organised by the RCE (Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development) network which took place on September 13th and 14th in Heraklion (Greece). Get more »
 GRID  Environmental protection specialist at the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre, Piotr Mikołajczyk, showcased the theory and practice of sustainable development during a conference, inaugurating the third edition of Norwegian and EEA Funds. Get more »
 GRID  Maria Andrzejewska – the director of UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre – was a panellist at a conference titled “The Environment – an Increasingly Important Human Right(?)”, co-organised by the office of the Polish Commisioner of Human Rights on September 9th. Get more »
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