Informal Workshop on Global Environmental Issues

The workshop will deal with the implementation of decisions from the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) and prepare the annual subcommittee meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives under the UN Environment Programme. The overall theme at UNEA-4, held in March 2019, was ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’. The workshop will adopt a number of resolutions in line with Finland’s national priorities and related to the circular economy and plastics waste in the sea, for instance.  In addition, the Helsinki workshop will work towards promoting the recommendations concerning the Global Pact for the Environment initiative within the UN.

sustainable consumption


12.9.2019 – 13.9.2019


Mannerheimintie 13, Helsinki, Suomi


Ministry of the Environment