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UN Environment Assembly to discuss 'innovative solutions for sustainable consumption'

Updated: Feb 17, 2019


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The United Nations Environment Assembly will meet next month to discuss how to encourage governments and members of the public and private sector to take a critical look at their consumption and production patterns.


The fourth Environment Assembly zeroes in on the twin themes of innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production as part of their Think Beyond, Live Within initiative.


H.E. Siim Kiisler President of the 2019 UN Environment Assembly, "For all the progress inspired by the Global Goals, one barrier impedes them all: the choices we make in our everyday lives continue to fuel consumption and production habits that are increasingly extending beyond the limits of our planet."


The Assembly will further see the launch of the sixth Global Environmental Outlook, UN Environment’s flagship report


The meeting will take place at the United Nations Compound, Nairobi, Kenya on 11-15 March 2019.