Mountains of Central Asia
 
Zoï will leading the Ecosystem Profile process for the Mountains of Central Asia, funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). The Ecosystem Profile, to be launched in May 2017, will be the base for future grant-making to civil society groups working in the region. The flyer can be accessed here.
 
 

United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi
 
The 2nd United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2) will take place in Nairobi May 23-27. Zoï will co-organize a Green Room event on the environmental dimensions of armed conflict on Tuesday, May 24.

 

Strategic Environment Assessment 

Zoï has produced an animated movie and a facts and benefits brochure explaining the UNECE’s Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment. Complex contents presented in an easily understandable manner. 

The film is currently available in English (https://vimeo.com/157415614) and in Georgian (https://vimeo.com/157013527), while the brochure can be accessed on ISSUU and on our Publications page.

 

Case Studies: Mapping Drones in Humanitarian Contexts 

Short case studies featuring deployments by the World Bank, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap, the International Organization for Migration and others document the uses of drones in a variety of humanitarian settings. These cases are part of Drones in Humanitarian Action, an initiative funded by DG ECHO and implemented by the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action in collaboration with CartONG, UAViators, and Zoï Environment Network.

Case study: Haiti

Case study: the Philippines

Case study: the Balkans

Case study: Tanzania

Case study: Nepal

 

 

Mercury

International negotiations on a legally binding instrument on mercury were held in Jordan in March. The Minamata Convention is expected to enter into force in 2017. Zoï is providing support to UNEP Chemicals by visualizing complex issues, with publications such as “Lessons from Countries Phasing Down Dental Amalgam Use” and the Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal.

 

 

Atlas of Environmental Migration
 
Zoï conceptual infographics are featured in the upcoming ‘Atlas of Environmental Migration’, the first and only illustrated book that maps environmental migration, clarifies terminology and concepts, draws a typology of migration related to the environment and climate change, describes the multiple factors at play, explains the challenges, and highlights the opportunities related to this phenomenon. The French version of the atlas, produced by the IOM and SciencesPo, is now available:
 
The English version will come out in June 2016. Some of the key graphics can be found on the IOM website:
 

 

 

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