This video focuses on the importance of green economy in sustainable development. It’s about shifting to a new economic paradigm, which boosts prosperity and human well-being, increases access to renewable energy, improves food security and air quality while also combatting climate change. At the 8th Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference in Batumi (2016), leaders endorsed a Strategic Framework and launched the Batumi Initiative on Green Economy (BIG-E), in support of countries’ efforts to green their economy and stop climate change.

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Organization: UNECE

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Green Jobs/Economy, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Audio-Visual Resource

Publication date: 2016

Language: English