Environmental Governance Press Releases

Crime Fighters Recognized for Tackling Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Chemicals and Waste

Environment crime undermines sustainable development. It is not only a threat to species, to habitats and to ecosystems, but also to human health, livelihoods and national economies
21/05/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda
20/05/2015 00:00:00

Korea Pledges Additional US$800,000 for Partnership for Action on Green Economy


20/05/2015 00:00:00

Inaugural Environment Ministers Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific

Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies
20/05/2015 00:00:00

Asia-Pacific Environment Ministers Seek Solutions to Region's Sustainable Development Challenges

Ministers will look at ways to close development gaps, reduce poverty and improve well-being of people in the region.
19/05/2015 00:00:00

First African Green Growth Forum Aims to Unlock the Continent's Economic Potential

The first African Regional Green Growth Forum opened today in Nairobi
13/05/2015 00:00:00

Illegally Traded and Dumped E-Waste Worth up to $19 Billion Annually Poses Risks to Health, Deprives Countries of Resources, Says UNEP report

Inconsistency in Cross-Border Regulations Challenge to Effective Control of Illegal Waste Trafficking.
12/05/2015 00:00:00

Leading Financial Experts and Central Bank Chiefs, Members of UNEP's Inquiry Advisory Council, Call for Alignment of Financial Markets with Sustainability Needs

The UNEP Inquiry, launched in early 2014, is exploring what will potentially be one of the most important changes in our international economic landscape.
06/05/2015 00:00:00

Swiss Government Calls for an Economy that Respects Planetary Boundaries

Swiss Report Provides Input to UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System
06/05/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Chief Warns of Tsunami of E-Waste at Conference on Chemical Treaties

At the Triple Conference of Parties of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
05/05/2015 00:00:00

Regional Cooperation, Working with Demand Countries Key to Ending Wildlife Crime, Say African Nations

At the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.
30/04/2015 00:00:00

UNEP and European Commission Step Up Cooperation

The EC and UNEP meet annually to address common challenges related to the global sustainability agenda.
29/04/2015 00:00:00


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