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PAGE provides integrated and holistic support to countries on eradicating poverty, increasing jobs and social equity, strengthening livelihoods and environmental stewardship and sustaining growth. The programme is adaptive and aligns with national priorities to offer tailored and effective support to transform economies to advance the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

A joint collaboration between five United Nations agencies — the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) — PAGE seeks to work collaboratively, employing shared knowledge between UN agencies and country offices, funding partners and partner countries, to leverage collective strength, avoid duplication, and accelerate progress towards widespread inclusive, green and sustainable development. 

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PAGE partner countries receive services for policy development and implementation, capacity building and financing for inclusive green economy transitions, tailored to their individual needs and circumstances. It allows each country to develop its own pathway to an economy that is low-carbon, resource-efficient and equitable. PAGE is currently supporting 20 countries in their efforts for deeper economic reframing around sustainability. Over the last five years, more than 90 countries have benefited from the capacity-building and knowledge sharing services of PAGE.

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PAGE HOLDS 2ND DIALOGUE IN SERIES ‘ONE UN FOR ACCELERATING A FAIR AND GREEN ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION’ ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

On 2 November 2021, PAGE held the second dialogue of its series, “One UN for Accelerating a Fair and Green Economic Transformation” on 2 November 2021.  Following the first dialogue on green recovery, this second event focused on sustainable finance and welcomed more than 70 colleagues from across the UN system.

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GREEN RECOVERY ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY IN MAURITIUS THROUGH 'OPERATION COSHARE'

PAGE Green Recovery activities are officially in progress in Mauritius with Operation COSHARE (COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety and Resource Efficiency). With PAGE, Operation COSHARE is jointly organized by the Ministry of Tourism, the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) and the Tourism Authority (TA).  

In efforts to address challenges brought on by the pandemic within the local tourism industry, Operation COSHARE is designed to enhance the capacity of employees in the sector through the promotion of health standards, protocols and aligning Mauritius as a safe destination for travelers.

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ARGENTINA CREATES NEW DIPLOMA ON GREEN JOBS AND JUST TRANSITION

A new diploma on Green Jobs and Just Transition has been launched in Argentina through the Institute of the World of Work at the National University UNTREF following PAGE inputs. This first cohort of students enrolled join from various Chambers, Trade Unions, the UN System and government. 

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Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice

Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice is a monthly interactive webinar series for the sustainable infrastructure community held on the second Wednesday of every month. Technical and case study presentations will focus on one of ten principles from UNEP’s International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure.

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MONGOLIA PROMOTES ECO AND CULTURAL TOURISM AT 2021 INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL MART

From 28- 30 October, 22-year-old 'International Travel Mart (ITM) 2021 was held at the Misheel Expo in Ulaanbaatar.  This year’s agenda for the ITM, organized by the Mongolian Tourism Associate, was “TOURISM FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH.”  An important event for both public and private sectors, the ITM serves as a platform to share tourism products and services with the general public and inspire future travels. 

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KAZAKHSTAN UNVEILS DOCTRINE FOR CARBON NEUTRALITY BY 2060

 

On 13 October 2021, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev officially presented the Doctrine for Carbon Neutrality of Kazakhstan by 2060 in a high-level event in Nur-Sultan, which also included speaking engagements from UNDP Regional Director for Europe and the CIS, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger and John Kerry, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate in a video message. The development of this doctrine has been spearheaded by GIZ, with PAGE contributing in several important aspects, including emissions from waste and fiscal aspects of Low Carbon Development (LCD).  

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URUGUAY LAUNCHES 10-YEAR NATIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

Uruguay’s new National Waste Management Plan was publicly launched on 7 October 2021, overall seeking to reduce waste streams destined for landfills, while also determining landfill closure and the installation of sanitary landfills. PAGE supported the design of the country’s new comprehensive plan, which has a ten-year scope and incorporates environmental, economic and social aspects. Its fundamental goals include the protection of the environment and the promotion of a sustainable development model, through the prevention and reduction of the negative impacts of waste generation, management and all stages of waste management.  

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PAGE E-COURSES WIN AWARD FOR CUSTOM CONTENT

UNITAR’s Green Economy and Trade and Green Fiscal Policy e-courses have won the Gold Award in the Best Advance in Custom Content category of the distinguished Brandon Hall group HCM Excellence Awards for 2020-21The Award underscores UNITAR’s role as one of the main players globally providing state of the art e-learning solutions and resources for free on green economy and climate change-related topics. The two interactive courses are part of PAGE’s Learning for a Green Recovery campaign and were launched in 2020.

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KAZAKHSTAN APPROVES 5-YEAR NATIONAL PROJECT FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

Responding to a request from the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources (MEGNR), PAGE provided technical support to the Ministry for the development of a 5-year national project "Zhasyl Kazakhstan" (or “Green Kazakhstan”), under PAGE’s green recovery support mechanism. The short-term, actionable nature of this policy document supports the creation of enabling conditions for sustainable economic growth and lays the foundations for a long-term green transition in line with climate ambitions and the SDG commitments of the country.

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BEYOND OPPORTUNISM: THE UN DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM’S RESPONSE TO THE TRIPLE PLANETARY CRISIS

The United Nations University Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR) and the UNU Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) have jointly developed this in-depth analysis to draw best practices and uncover the constraints experienced by UN Resident Coordinators (UNRCs) in relation to the Triple Planetary Crisis: nature, climate change, pollution. 

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN THE THIRD EDITION OF URUGUAY CIRCULAR AWARD

Now in its third edition, the Uruguay Circular 2021 Award recipients have been announced in a ceremony held on 27 October. The initiative is a collaboration between PAGE Uruguay, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM), the National Development Agency (ANDE) and the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development (UNIDO).  The winners span six categories: Large companies, MSMEs, Entrepreneurs , Cooperatives and other associations, Communities , and Educational institutions.

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Uruguay Begins Local-Level Green Economy Training for Sub-National Government Teams

With technical assistance from PAGE, a local-level training course, targeting technical teams from the country's municipalities, launched in September. ‘Promoting Green and Inclusive Economy’ is geared towards subnational government teams linked to Tourism, Environmental Management and Development.  

The course continues into October and will educate participants on the conceptual aspects of IGE, with concrete examples at the subnational level; the formulation of project profiles, opportunities for the incorporation of technologies for greening; and the improvement of subnational services. 

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