GEO Matters - January 2019

United Nations Environment Programme (2019-01)

The negotiation of the Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) convened from 21-24 January 2019 at the UN Environment headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The intergovernmental meeting had a record number of 95 countries which is an increase from the 56 countries that attended a similar negotiation meeting for the fifth Global Environment Outlook in Gwanju city, Republic of South Korea in 2012. In total, the meeting was attended by 251 participants, including 1 observer mission, 22 representatives of countries without representation in Nairobi and 26 participants from major groups and stakeholders.

Global environment outlook (GEO)