More than 1,000 risk and disaster experts, practitioners and government officials from over 100 countries convene in Davos this week to tackle the growing challenge of disaster risk.
African economies and rural livelihoods remain heavily dependent on natural resources, particularly renewable resources such as soil and water, and on the associated productive sectors such as agriculture and forestry.
Former Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister
Forests in a Changing Climate: A Sourcebook for Integrating REDD+ into Academic Programmes
UNEP is raising awareness at the political and societal level of the grave impact of poaching on elephant populations and the environment.
Reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases , including mental illness, remains a prominent issue as the world looks ahead to the development of a set of Sustainable Development Goals by 2015