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Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action
Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action 23/09/2014

CCAC approves five major action plans to present at the UN Secretary-General's Summit, funds a new urban health initiative, and extends its mandate by five years, to 2022

DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace
DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace 22/09/2014

At the Summit, more than 120 Heads of State and Government are expected to announce their visions and commitments for reaching a meaningful climate agreement in 2015.

Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change
Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change 22/09/2014

The inspiring display included a 3 minute solutions segment with the photographic works of UNEP Good-Will Ambassador Yann Arthus-Bertrand, telling the story of climate change.

No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says
No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says 22/09/2014

The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future
Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future 17/09/2014

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

Large Scale Clean-Up of Oil Pollution in Ogoniland Discussed in Abuja
Large Scale Clean-Up of Oil Pollution in Ogoniland Discussed in Abuja 16/09/2014

Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment

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
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 04/09/2014

The Conference reaffirmed the need to consider the special circumstances faced by small island developing states in achieving sustainable development.

UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific Based in Apia, Samoa
UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific Based in Apia, Samoa 02/09/2014

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

New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States
New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States 01/09/2014

With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming

UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy
UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy 25/08/2014

African economies and rural livelihoods remain heavily dependent on natural resources, particularly renewable resources such as soil and water, and on the associated productive sectors such as agriculture and forestry.