Press Releases

Montreal Protocol Parties Move Closer to Managing Hydrofluorocarbons under Most-Successful Environmental Treaty

HFCs are used in the air conditioning, refrigeration, foam and aerosol sectors as replacements for many ozone-depleting substances (ODSs)
28/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP and Brazil Launch Research Project to Manage Mercury Risks

The Minamata Convention paves the way for greater international cooperation on mercury pollution and global efforts to remove a serious health and environmental threat from the lives of people across the globe
28/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Addresses EU Environment Ministers Ahead of COP21

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner delivered two keynote speeches at the EU Environment Ministers Informal Council today, discussing both the upcoming adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate financing
22/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Applauds Potential of Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Speed Financing for Development

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
16/07/2015 00:00:00

GRASP Ambassador Goodall Promotes Environment at United Nations Ceremony in Kenya

15/07/2015 00:00:00

The 2015 Eye on Earth Alliance's Competition Now Open

A Chance for Bloggers, Citizen Scientists and Designers to Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi
15/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Receives 2015 Africa Peace Award for Environmental and Development Work

14/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Meets with Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister

14/07/2015 00:00:00

World Leaders Meet in Addis in a Bid to Boost Development Finance

UNEP Focus on Redesigning Finance, Alignment of Financial Systems for Sustainable Development
13/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP to Further Help Countries Build Resilience and Low Carbon Economies through Green Climate Fund Support

10/07/2015 00:00:00

UN'S Top Climate Official Welcomes Scientists' Affirmation of Need for Long Term Emissions Goal

Our Common Future Outcome Underlines Best Bet for 2 Degree Celsius Defense is Zero Emissions by Century End
10/07/2015 00:00:00

Investing in Forestry Sector Can Reverse Estimated US$3.5 Billion Economic Drain of Deforestation, Alleviate Poverty in Tanzania

Loss of forest ecosystem services such as water regulation can have adverse impacts on the value added of other sectors such as agriculture, tourism and energy.
09/07/2015 00:00:00

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