Stakeholders Worldwide Prepare for UNEA¬2: A Comparative Analysis of Stakeholder Engagement Sessions in Three Global Capitals

United Nations Environment Programme (2016-06)

Stakeholder Forum (SF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) held three meetings in the month of April 2016 in Geneva, New York and London to help stakeholders prepare for the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA­2), which will take place in Nairobi at the end of May 2016. SF and UNEP delivered the meetings with the help of the UN Non­Governmental Liaison Service in Geneva, CIVICUS in New York and the network of UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development in London. The sections that follow summarise the speaker and stakeholder input on each topic from each meeting, and offer analysis based on these discussions.