14 September 2021
IRP Co-Chairs discuss circular solutions at the World Circular Economy Forum 2021
The annual World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) brings together policymakers, business leaders and experts from around the world to discuss and present circular economy solutions. This year, the WCEF 2021 is hosted online from Canada on ...
07 July 2021
IRP Co-Chair Janez Potočnik addresses the trends and data needs for SDG 12
Speech as delivered at the SDG 12 Hub virtual launch event at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development What are the key trends that we are seeing on SDG 12/SCP at the global level? This audience understands well the importance...
21 June 2021
UNEP, Eurostat, IRP, and UNSD launch the Global Manual on Economy Wide Material Flow Accounting
At the 15th Meeting of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Eurostat, the International Resource Panel (IRP) and the UN Statistics Division (UNSD)...
16 June 2021
IRP Shapes Its Strategic Direction in Its 27th Meeting
The 27th Meeting of the International Resource Panel (IRP) took place virtually from 31 May to 4 June 2021. The opening remarks were delivered by the head of UNEP’s New York Office, Dr. Ligia Noronha who commended the work of the IRP in setting the...
10 June 2021
IRP invites leading thinkers to explore ‘what does the global future hold’ in a series of webcasts
As part of the scenario co-development process that informs the scenario modeling work for the Global Resources Outlook 2023, the International Resource Panel (IRP) held eight webcast episodes between 10 May and 10 June 2021. During these...
19 March 2021
Consultations on the Food Value Chain based on the IRP-One Planet Network SCP Task Group
Building on the findings of the joint task group of the International Resource Panel and the One Planet network presented in the report “Catalysing science-based policy action on sustainable consumption and...
09 March 2021
IRP Co-Chair Izabella Teixeira addresses the new gender plan of action on biodiversity for International Women’s Day
International Resource Panel Co-Chair and former Brazilian Minister of Environment, Ms. Izabella Teixeira, delivered a speech at the informal preparatory session of the Third meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Subsidiary Body on...
26 February 2021
IRP Co-Chair Janez Potočnik presents the Benefits of Circular Economy
A UN webinar on The Benefits of a Circular Economy for Achieving Climate Objectives and Recovering Better took place on February 25th as a pre-event of the World Circular Economy Forum and COP26 Climate Conference. This event was co-hosted by...