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Launch of the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE)

Bringing together governments and relevant networks and organisations, the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE) aims to provide a global impetus for initiatives related to the circular economy transition, resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production, building on efforts being deployed internationally.

Watch the event recording here. 

  • Circular economy | International cooperation
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GACERE is being established by the European Commission, on behalf of the EU, and by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

GACERE will be launched on Monday 22 February 2021 from 12:00 until 13:15 CET (UTC+1) in the margins of the first segment of the fifth meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5).

The side event will be hosted by Mr Virginijus SINKEVIČIUS, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Ms Inger ANDERSEN, United Nations Under Secretary General and UNEP's Executive Director, and Mr LI Yong, UNIDO's Director-General.

Ministers of countries who have joined GACERE and stakeholders will be invited to provide their perspectives as to the Alliance's intended role in supporting a global just transition to circular and resource efficient economies and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

GACERE launch - final programme
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