Key sustainable development dates of 2022


11,13,18, 20,25,27 consultations of the sub-committee of the UNEP Committee of Permanent Representatives on the draft resolutions for UNEA 5.2 information will be here as it becomes available

12-28 Resumed sessions of Convention on Biological Diversity SBSTTA 24, SBI 3 and WG2020-3

16-22: Global Goals (Expo 2020 Theme Week)

17-22: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (DAVOS)

·       21 (9:15-10) Redefining Food Systems with Emerging Technologies

15-22: ONE’s Global Week of Action

TBD African Union Summit


TBD Global COVID Summit

3,5,10,15 consultations of the sub-committee of the CPR on the draft resolutions for UNEA 5.2 information will be here as it becomes available

16-18 informal meeting on consideration of a draft political declaration

21-25 resumed 5th Open ended CPR - Preparation of draft decisions and outcomes for UNEA-5

27 Joint meeting of the Bureau of UNEA and CPR – preparations for UNEA 5..2

28 – 2 March 2022, United Nations Environmental Assembly 5.2


03-04: UNEP+50

03-05 UN Economic Commission for Africa HLPF preparatory meeting

08-10 UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) HLPF preparatory meeting

15-17 UN Economic Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) HLPF preparatory meeting

28-31 UN Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) HLPF preparatory meeting

23-28 Commission on the Status of Women – theme of climate change recovery


1 Prep committee for Stockholm+50

06-07 UN Economic Commission for Europe HLPF preparatory meeting

12-15 Finance for Development Forum

07 World Health Day

25-08 UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15) (Part 2)


22 World Biodiversity Day

23-28 Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) (Bali, Indonesia)


2-3 Stockholm+50

·       Reflecting on the urgent need for actions to achieve a healthy planet and prosperity of all;

·       Achieving a sustainable and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; and

·       Accelerating the implementation of the environmental dimension of Sustainable Development in the context of the Decade of Action.

TBD Group of 7 (Germany)

05 World Environment Day

06-16 First sessional period of UNFCCC (Bonn)


5 July, to Thursday, 7 July, and from Monday, 11 July, to Friday, 15 July High Level Political Forum - Sustainable Development Goals 4 on quality education, 5 on gender equality, 14 on life below water, 15 on life on land, and 17 on partnerships for the Goals


29-02 World Water Week


13-27 September 2022 UNGA High level debate 20-27 (New York)

29 World Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste


13 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

15 International Day pf Rural Women

16 World Food Day

17-28 (TBC) Second Committee discussions on agriculture resolutions

17-21 UN Committee on Food Security Plenary Session  (Rome)

24 UN Day

G20 Presidency of Indonesia Recover Together, Recover Stronger

·       Global Health Architecture

·       Sustainable Energy Transition

·       Digital Transformation


01-12: UNFCCC Climate COP Egypt (Sharm El Sheikh)





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