The first meeting of the authors of the seventh edition of the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-7) of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is taking place in Bangkok from March 13 to 17.
The Foundation’s Project Director Ekaterina Terenteva participates in the preparation of the Outlook and is the only representative from Russia as a Fellow.
Ekaterina will present the expertise of the Foundation for the chapter «State and Trends of the Environment», in part of implications of environmental change for the Sustainable Development Goals.
Questions will be answered in detail about how poverty, food production and hunger, migration, water quantity and quality, human health and well-being are realistically linked to soil restoration, affordable and clean energy, decent work and economic growth, gender equality and socioeconomic justice, and the maintenance of peace and security.
What else will be covered in this section of GEO-7?
– The impact of the triple planetary crisis and land degradation on four natural systems: air, terrestrial ecosystems and soils, oceans and their coasts, and freshwater bodies, compared with data from previous GEOs;
– Relationships between environmental change, scale, and UN geographic regions and subregions: an analysis of regional particularities and their relationship to environmental issues.
The seventh edition of the Global Environment Outlook will be published by UNEP in 2026.