Press Releases

UNEP Launches School Food Waste Competition

Think.Eat.Save Student Challenge
17-9-2014 00:00:00

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future

Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS
17-9-2014 00:00:00

New Report Aims to Drive Action by World Leaders, Business Executives and Investors Ahead of Major Summit on Climate Change


16-9-2014 00:00:00

Large Scale Clean-Up of Oil Pollution in Ogoniland Discussed in Abuja

Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment
16-9-2014 00:00:00

From Mobile Solar Computer Classrooms to Novel Baobab Products: Green Entrepreneurship is Thriving Across Africa and Beyond

2014 SEED Awards Honour Low Carbon and Women-Led Enterprises.
10-9-2014 00:00:00

Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery: Success Story Should Encourage Action on Climate


10-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Visits Berlin, Addresses United Nations Association of Germany

Achim Steiner addressed the United Nations Association of Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen) this week.
5-9-2014 00:00:00

UN Conference in Samoa Generates More than US $1.9 Billion in Partnerships Tackling Such Issues as Climate Change, Environmental Protection and Access to Energy

The Conference reaffirmed the need to consider the special circumstances faced by small island developing states in achieving sustainable development.
4-9-2014 00:00:00

New Collaboration Launched to Restore the World's Forests

United Nations Environment Programme and International Union for Conservation of Nature join forces to restore forest ecosystems
4-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific Based in Apia, Samoa

The establishment of this new office is one of the results from the decisions agreed by Member States during the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - known as Rio+20 - to strengthen the role of UNEP as the leading global environmental authority
2-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Patron for Oceans Lewis Pugh Becomes First Person to Swim the Seven Seas

In his most daring challenge yet, Lewis Pugh has given voice to the UN's call for 10% of the world's seas to be declared marine protected areas
2-9-2014 00:00:00

New Green Infrastructure Guide to Help Address Complex Challenges of Water Management


2-9-2014 00:00:00


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