Environmental Governance Press Releases

Canada to host World Environment Day in 2017

21/09/2016 00:00:00

More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection

- Italian Environment Ministry commits 4.5 million euro for the protection of the Mediterranean

- The money will go to improving protection of marine parks and tackling marine litter, among others  

16/09/2016 00:00:00

De Croo signs new agreement with UN Environment on driving sustainable development

14/09/2016 00:00:00

Footballing Icon Neymar Jr. Targets Deadly Threats to Wildlife

Brazil and Barcelona star takes up Gisele Bündchen invitation to help end illegal trade in wildlife
12/09/2016 00:00:00

Governments to decide on trade in ivory, rhino horn and other wildlife products at World Wildlife Conference

12/09/2016 00:00:00

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh takes the plunge to save threatened Lake Baikal

09/09/2016 00:00:00

China's Biggest Stars Go Wild for Life to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife

"This new campaign will not allow ignorance, indifference, fashion or status to serve as an excuse." - UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing
09/09/2016 00:00:00

Governments and international organizations pledge stronger partnerships for green economy

- Partnership for Action on Green Economy is supporting governments in Peru, Colombia and Mongolia to introduce green policies.
- Mongolia plans to green public education buildings, by reducing heat loss by 20 per cent by 2020 and by 40 per cent by 2030.

08/09/2016 00:00:00

Singapore latest country to join UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

06/09/2016 00:00:00

G20 Leaders Welcome "Green Finance" in Summit Communiqué

05/09/2016 00:00:00

The World Now Protects 15% of Its Land, but Crucial Biodiversity Zones Left Out

- Close to 15% of the Earth's land and 12% of its territorial waters are covered by national parks and other protected areas.
- Coverage of marine protected areas more than quadrupled in the last decade.
- Eight in 10 key biodiversity areas worldwide lack complete protection.

03/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Head Welcomes China, US Announcement on Paris Agreement Ratification

03/09/2016 00:00:00

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