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Introduction to Nutrient Roundtable (IWC8)


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Presentation by Peter Whalley, International Nitrogen Management System GEF- UNEP project providing an introduction to the nitrogen roundtable at the 8th GEF Biennial International Waters conference

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Introduction to Nutrient Roundtable (IWC8)

  1. 1. Nutrient Round Table IWC 8 Peter Whalley
  2. 2. MONERIS
  3. 3. Linking International Nitrogen Policy Frameworks Biodiversity CBD + Ramsar, UNCCD Water & Marine GPA + regional bodies Stratosphere Montreal Protocol Air Quality LRTAP + regional bodies INMS International Nitrogen Management System (Science Support Process linking threats & benefits) Policy Arena for Nitrogen UNEA,OECD… Climate UNFCCC Intergovernmental Partners GEF, UNEP, FAO, WMO, WHO, UNDP, IEA, OECD UNECE, IPCC, IPBES Specialist Partners INI, GPNM, TFRN, SCOPE, Future Earth, EU-NEP, Business, Farmers, CSOs etc Food & Energy CFS, CSD SDGs + regional Trade & Economy WTO + regional bodies Addressing key threats Overcoming Barriers Recognizing Planetary Boundaries Maximizing Co-benefits Overarching Goals including Economy Wide Nitrogen Use Efficiency More food and energy with less pollution