The General Assembly (GA) is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the UN.
Decisions on important questions, such as those on peace and security, admission of new members and budgetary matters, require a two-thirds majority. Decisions on other questions are by simple majority.
A panel of experts on sustainable building practices will discuss lessons learned from the Bullitt Center project in Seattle. Open for three years in February 2016 and certified as a Living Building in April 2015, the Bullitt Center is serving as living proof that self-sustaining, net positive buildings are a realistic option with essentially no environmental footprint.
The Climate Group is organizing a closed door roundtable meeting to explore business models that can help incentivize adoption of energy efficient lighting technologies such as LED lighting by cities and utilities in the USA as part of the ongoing global program to support cities adopt more energy efficient street lighting solutions such as LEDs.
The Concordia Summit is an annual global affairs forum which brings together global leaders to examine the world's most pressing challenges.
Join the Creative Climate Awards for the first night of live events, featuring a screening of the film "Merchants of Doubt".
Cost: Admission fee to be confirmed
Event Type: United Nations Meeting
Event Topic(s): To be confirmed