Harmful Substances Press Releases

Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

Government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UNEP report recommendations
02/06/2016 00:00:00

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them
20/05/2016 00:00:00

Rate of Environmental Damage Increasing Across the Planet but There Is Still Time to Reverse Worst Impacts if Governments Act Now, UNEP Assessment Says

Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World's Environment under the Microscope
19/05/2016 00:00:00

PRESS CONFERENCE INVITATION: Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World's Environment Under the Microscope

MEDIA INVITATION
18/05/2016 00:00:00

African Universities See Wealth in Waste

Interview with Professor David Mungai, Deputy Director of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and member of the First University Consortium to tackle Solid Waste Management
07/04/2016 00:00:00

Countries Take Final Step to Put Global Mercury Agreement Into Force

Minamata Convention to Protect Millions Worldwide from Health Threats of Mercury
10/03/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Leads First Ever Nationwide Diagnosis of Contaminated Soil in Republic of Serbia

Chemical and metal industry locations eyed as polluted sites are mapped ahead of remediation
25/02/2016 00:00:00

From Asthma to Zika: UNEP tackles links between health and environment


18/02/2016 00:00:00

MEDIA INVITATION: UNEP Holds Special Session on Environment and Human Health

As Governments Gear Up for 2nd UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
16/02/2016 00:00:00

Collated Research Reveals Full Scale of Montreal Protocol's Ozone Layer Repair Work

The ozone layer will have recovered to pre-1980 levels by around 2060.
04/11/2015 00:00:00

United Nations Online Course on Marine Litter Opens for Enrollment

A free online course aimed at increasing awareness of, and stimulating creative solutions to marine litter has opened for registration
06/10/2015 00:00:00

Governments, Intergovernmental Organizations, Industry and Civil Society Join Forces for a Chemical-Safe World by 2020

Achieving sound management of chemicals could prevent over 1 million deaths per year globally and massively contribute to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals.
02/10/2015 00:00:00


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