NEWSLETTER
July 2018
Ghana: Green Economy and SDG Media Training

June 2018, Ghana – PAGE and the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), held a media training on climate change and green economy entitled “Coverage of Climate Change and Green Economy-Related Sustainable Development Goals in Decentralized Development Work”.   
NEWS
Greening Industrial Parks in Jiangsu

Jiangsu, China, 26-28 June 2018 – PAGE, together with the Policy Research Center for Environment & Economy and the Jiangsu International Environmental Development Center held a workshop to lay the groundwork for developing a coalition of green industrial parks in Jiangsu.   
Planning for a Green Future in Burkina Faso

22 June 2018, Ouagadougou – As part of PAGE’s work in Burkina Faso, a workshop on inclusive green economy learning needs brought together about fifty representatives from ministries, academic institutions and civil society in Burkina Faso.
From an Online Course to the Classroom: Adapting the Green Fiscal Reform Concept to the Mongolian Context

During the weeks of 8 September to 10 November 2017, PAGE delivered an e-learning course on green fiscal reform to meet the learning needs and build capacities of national stakeholders.

 
COUNTRY UPDATES
Kyrgyz Republic: PAGE has developed a final draft of the Green Economy Learning Needs Assessment for Kyrgyz Republic, in partnership with the American University of Central Asia.
PAGE continues to help governments turn their economies into drivers of sustainability and social equity. To see updates from all of our partner countries, please click.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Transforming our economies and lifestyles:
Greener and fairer for future generations
16 July 2018 | 17.00 - 20.00 | New York City, USA
This year, as world leaders gather for the United Nations'  High Level Political Forum , PAGE will host an event that brings ministers, thought leaders, CEOs, celebrities, young people and heads of UN Agencies together inspire and inform fundamental shifts in how we meet our needs and aspirations through our innovation, production, consumption, and investment choices. Find out more .
2018 PAGE Ministerial Conference
2-4 September 2018 - South Africa

The Third PAGE Ministerial Conference will take place in South Africa, from 2 to 4 September 2018, following two successful conferences in Dubai in 2014 and Berlin in 2017.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference & Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum (GGSD)
27-29 November 2018 - Paris, France

GGKP will hold its sixth annual conference in conjunction with the OECD 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum (GGSD) in Paris, focusing on the theme of "inclusive solutions for the green transition: competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions
2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference
3-14 December 2018 - Katowice, Slaskie, Poland

The 2018 Climate Change Conference will include the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC, along with meetings of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA).
LEARNING & SHARING OPPORTUNITIES
Bringing the Agenda 2030 to life: UN Summer Academy
27-31 August 2018 | Bonn, Germany
WHAT WE'RE READING
Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

International Labour Organization

This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work. These gender inequalities must be overcome to make care work decent and to ensure a future of decent work for both women and men.  

The report contains a wealth of original data drawn from over 90 countries and details transformative policy measures in five main areas: care, macroeconomics, labour, social protection and migration. 
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ABOUT PAGE
Since its inception in 2013, the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) has grown into a prominent alliance of five UN agencies , eight funding partners and thirteen countries that work together to transform economies into drivers of sustainability by addressing pollution, unemployment, stagnated growth, and socio-economic inequalities.

Thanks to this integrated approach and support of a wide range of partners , PAGE is increasingly recognized as a model to deliver coordinated support to countries for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets of the Paris Agreement .

PAGE has developed a set of services and tools , capacity building portfolio and partnerships to: