Press Releases

New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance

The report profiles the actions that have been taken to advance environmental and social factors as a core part of India's banking, capital markets, investment and insurance sectors.
30/04/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Visits Iran for Interfaith Dialogue on the Environment and Culture

The event brought together religious leaders and scholars from 24 countries and nine religious denominations for this interfaith dialogue.
30/04/2016 00:00:00

As Kenya Stages Largest-Ever Ivory Destruction, UNEP Reiterates Zero Tolerance for Illegal Trade in Wildlife

105 tonnes of ivory from over 7,000 elephants and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn is burned in Nairobi today in an urgent call to action to end the poaching crisis
30/04/2016 00:00:00

"We have the power": UNEP Awards Winners of the International Children's Painting Competition

The theme of this years competition - "We have the power!" - inspired thousands of young artists around the world to share their visions of how renewable energy can be harnessed for the wellbeing of people on the planet.
26/04/2016 00:00:00

"We are in a race against time," says Ban, as leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord


22/04/2016 00:00:00

UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral

Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now
21/04/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana

West African country to earn $38 million, create 3,000 jobs and save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions with exports from a 100 MW of solar power plant
20/04/2016 00:00:00

Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future

Climate and Sustainability - A Shared Vision of Opportunity for Billions of People
20/04/2016 00:00:00

Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Decisions taken at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment set stage for brighter future for continent
19/04/2016 00:00:00

Angola Announces Major Push against Ivory Trade as it Gears up for World Environment Day


18/04/2016 00:00:00

Green Finance Symposium Explores Financial Mechanisms to Promote Low-Carbon Global Economic Growth

Hank Paulson underscores need for green finance, technologies to achieve global climate targets
16/04/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Programme and Partners Launch Sustainable Diving Guide to Protect Marine Assets

UNEP Video on Sustainable Dive Tourism Featuring Renowned Cartoonist Jim Toomey also Released
15/04/2016 00:00:00


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