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World Health Day: Climate and Clean Air Coalition Targets Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution World Health Day: Climate and Clean Air Coalition Targets Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution
05/ 04/ 2013
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the health dangers presented by air pollution are far larger than previously thought.
UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals
04/ 04/ 2013
People around the world invited to join in boosting momentum for most successful global anti-poverty push in history
Role of Environment in Tackling Poverty in Focus at Discussion on Post-2015 Global Development Priorities Role of Environment in Tackling Poverty in Focus at Discussion on Post-2015 Global Development Priorities
19/ 03/ 2013
Current efforts to develop what is known as the 'post-2015 development agenda' include almost 100 national consultations in UN member states, as well as 11 thematic consultations on issues such as food security, access to water, and poverty reduction.
GA Approves Establishment of UN Environment Assembly  in Support of the Strengthening and Upgrade of UNEP GA Approves Establishment of UN Environment Assembly in Support of the Strengthening and Upgrade of UNEP
14/ 03/ 2013
The newly-named United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP reflects the full and future participation of all 193 UN member states in UNEP's governing body. Prior to 2012, membership had been limited to 58 countries only.
UNEP Strengthened and Upgraded to Implement The Future We Want UNEP Strengthened and Upgraded to Implement The Future We Want
22/ 02/ 2013
Governments Call for Governing Council to be Transformed into UN Environment Assembly
Third Africa Environment Outlook Addresses Key Environmental Risks for Human Health and Draws Pathways for Sustainable Future Third Africa Environment Outlook Addresses Key Environmental Risks for Human Health and Draws Pathways for Sustainable Future
21/ 02/ 2013
Report Shows Good Policies for Addressing Environmental Challenges Affecting Human Health, But Weak Implementation
Climate and Clean Air Coalition Marks One Year Anniversary Climate and Clean Air Coalition Marks One Year Anniversary
20/ 02/ 2013
Rapid Growth of Global Initiative to Reduce Health and Climate Impacts of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants
Effects of Human and Wildlife Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Examined in Landmark UN Report Effects of Human and Wildlife Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Examined in Landmark UN Report
19/ 02/ 2013
In addition to chemical exposure, other environmental and non-genetic factors such as age and nutrition could be among the reasons for any observed increases in disease and disorders.
Strengthened Governance and Management Required to Prevent Rush for Resources from Damaging Fragile Arctic Environment, Says UNEP Year Book 2013 Strengthened Governance and Management Required to Prevent Rush for Resources from Damaging Fragile Arctic Environment, Says UNEP Year Book 2013
16/ 02/ 2013
Annual Study of Emerging Environmental Issues Looks at Issues Such As Risks from Chemicals and Spike in Illegal Wildlife Trade, Including Elephant and Rhino Poaching
First Universal Session of UNEP Governing Council to Galvanize New Environmental Era in Support of a Sustainable Century First Universal Session of UNEP Governing Council to Galvanize New Environmental Era in Support of a Sustainable Century
14/ 02/ 2013
40th Anniversary Book Launched Highlighting the Struggles and Successes of UNEP Since 1972

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