Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.
Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.
First major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda reached at landmark UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
Mr. BAN-Ki Moon, highlighting the importance of linking disaster risk reduction to sustainable development and efforts to tackle climate change.
Targeting young people between the ages of 9 and 14, the competition aims to raise awareness on energy consumption and energy savings.
Better Management of Neglected Sector Would Boost Water Regulation and Biodiversity and Sequester up to 9.8 per cent of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions
At the Closing of the 15th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment
African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C
Cairo Declaration shows Africa's Resolve to:
Enhance Natural Resources Management, Integrate Inclusive Green Economy into Development Planning, Develop Common Strategy on Wildlife, Redress Inequity.
Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo
The report estimates that an investment of US$6 billion annually in disaster risk management would result in avoided losses of US$360 billion over the next 15 years.
UN General Assembly Marks the Day with Special Session