"Ağacların kəsilməsinə yox" proqramı Heydər Əliyev fondu və IDEA İctimai Birliyi ilə birlikdə həyata keçirilməkdədir.
Green Week Series of Conferences
An International Green Week series of events organized jointly by the IDEA campaign and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
Descrtiption & Concept
Green Week Series of Conferences was held jointly by UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)və IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action)Public Union on November 12-16, 2012 in Baku.
An International Green Week series of events organized jointly by the IDEA campaign and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was held on November 12-16, 2012. The meetings were attended by environmentalists from more than 20 countries, as well as high level officials of the UNEP and Azerbaijani government, such as Regional Director of UNEP for Europe Mr. Jan Dusik, Regional Coordinator of UNEP for Partnerships, Environment and Health Mr. Wondwosen Asnake Kibret, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Huseyngulu Bagirov, representative of the Presidential Administration, and other officials.
The Green Week dialogues were aimed at providing a platform where leaders from around the globe could voice concerns about the future of our planet and find innovative solutions for our economy and environment. Some of the objectives and themes that were discussed included the youth response to Rio+20, the role of major stakeholders in post Rio+20, the Green Economy, environmental diplomacy and international affairs.
On November 12, a “What Did Youth Get Out of Rio+20?” International Youth Forum was held. The forum was dedicated to the discussion of the Rio+20 outcome document and explored the opportunities available to advance youth participation and contribution to the implementation of the commitments made by Rio. A declaration to contribute to the implementation of the Rio +20 Summit decisions was adopted at the end of the forum.
The UNEP Major Groups and Stakeholders (MGS) Regional Consultation meeting (RCM) for Europe was organized on the second day of the week in Baku. It was the first time that the meeting had been organized outside the Western Europe. The RCM discussed the role of Major Groups and Stakeholders in the post-Rio+20, as well as the preparations for the 14th Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-14) and 27th Session of the UNEP Governing Council / Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC27/GMEF). By the end of the meeting the Outcome Statement of Context Rio+20 was adopted and was linked to the Main Groups and Shareholders Global Forum that was held later in February, 2013, in Nairobi.
On November 14, UNEP experts organized an open lecture on environmental diplomacy and international affairs at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, attended by a broad audience of students and other interested participants. This lecture was aimed at expanding the knowledge of diplomats, politicians, decision-makers in regional and interregional organizations, national state organizations, the private sector, and non-state organizations on environmental issues and, in this way, decrease the extent of the harm to the environment.
A Green Economy Round Table was held on November 15. High-level participants from various ministries in Azerbaijan with an interest in the Green Economy reviewed and discussed future steps based on the Green Economy Scoping Study jointly prepared by UNEP and Azerbaijani national experts. UNEP Regional Director for Europe Mr. Jan Dusik said that Azerbaijan, as a regional leader, would play an important role in the "green economy" development.
The 3rd meeting of the Health Ministerial Board by the WHO was attended by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the founder of IDEA Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva. In her speech she noted that in recent years, Azerbaijan has become a place of global forums for discussing issues of international importance. “Our efforts on environmental issues reflect our thoughts and position as one of the regional and international leaders in green development" - said Mrs. Aliyeva.