Press Releases

International Forum to Tackle Challenges Facing Worlds Freshwater Resources

Over 30 Ministers and Experts to Identify Solutions to a Range of Threats to Basins, Which Provide 60 Per Cent of Global Freshwater Flow
28-11-2014 00:00:00

Progress Towards Ogoniland Clean-up following Geneva Talks

The Geneva meetings have brought new momentum to the restoration efforts for Ogoniland.
27-11-2014 00:00:00

World Is Locked into ~1.5C Warming and Risks Are Rising, New Climate Report Finds

The report explores the risks worsening climate change poses to lives and livelihoods across three regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa.
25-11-2014 00:00:00

UN Says Global Carbon Neutrality Should be Reached by Second Half of Century, Demonstrates Pathways to Stay Under 2°C Limit

Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions Including Non-CO2 Must Shrink To Net Zero by 2100 Emissions Gap May Widen by 2030 but Low Carbon Path Offers Opportunities for the Future
19-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and the Organization of American States Renew Joint-Efforts to Enhance Environmental Rule of law

This agreement is fundamental to continuing the Organization's work in member States with Judges, Parliamentarians and Civil Society Organizations which are strategic partners to advancing the environmental rule of law
19-11-2014 00:00:00

Senegal joins the Partnership for Action on Green Economy

18-11-2014 00:00:00

Senegal joins the Partnership for Action on Green Economy

Green Investments Could Lift Half a Million Senegalese out of Poverty Finds New Study
18-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Hosts Solution Forum for Green and Sustainable Economies at the Global South-South Development Expo

18-11-2014 00:00:00

Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund

News Comes as G20 Issue Strong Statement in Support of UN Climate Negotiations
16-11-2014 00:00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: UN to Outline Global Emissions Cuts Roadmap to Ward Off Worst Climate Impacts Ahead of Crucial Negotiations

As nations prepare to gather in Lima, Peru, for the latest round of negotiations in agreeing a new climate treaty, the fifth edition of the Emissions Gap Report lays out a roadmap for the cuts required to limit global warming to 2°C in this century.
14-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Sign New Agreement

New Partnership Set to Raise Profile of Sustainable Palm Oil
14-11-2014 00:00:00

Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Conservation Initiative Wraps Up With Bid for Stronger Financing, Law Enforcement and Community Empowerment for Protected Areas

LifeWeb supports 11 projects across 15 Protected Areas across countries that boast biodiversity hotspots, including Indonesia, Panama, DRC, and Cameroon, among others
14-11-2014 00:00:00

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