World Resources Forum 2019 Geneva – Save the Date. Conference Background

World Resources Forum 2019 Geneva – Save the Date. Conference Background

October 23, 2019 – October 24, 2019

Geneva, October 23-24, 2019. “Anchoring Natural Resources and Raw Materials Management for Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production” is the leading theme of WRF2019, to be held in Geneva, October 23-24, 2019. The structure could have all aspects of the multi-stakeholder that is successful flagship” dialogue, as developed since 2011: 2 times with a variety of plenary sessions and co-created workshops with seminar lovers, leading to a seminar summary or declaration, medical sessions, and plenary talks for company, policy-makers, and local lovers.

To find out more and enrollment details, please see the brand new WRF 2019 site.

Enter early for a reduced seminar fee of CHF 540 (CHF 190 for pupils).

Conference Background

There clearly was an awareness that is growing we ought to manage our natural resources better. Materials of (critical) materials are not evenly distributed. Mining of primary materials and recycling of secondary materials face increasing financial, ecological and challenges that are social. Policymakers begin to realize that inadequate worldwide handling of materials has undesirable effects on protection of supply, know-how and livelihoods and total well being of people global. World Resources Forum 2017, held in Geneva, was a wake-up call, confirming that much work is required to achieve the objectives for the Paris Climate Agenda in addition to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by strengthening resource-efficiency policies global. The necessity for extreme improvements of worldwide governance of garbage was highlighted, just like the necessity for sound environmental and social criteria for the extractive industry and criteria and policy frameworks for guaranteeing sustainable recycling of secondary materials.