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New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation
New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation 10/05/2014

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month

Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments
Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments 04/05/2014

A high-level two-day meeting will help leaders from across governments, business and civil society prepare to take action at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in September.

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments
Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments 07/04/2014

Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year

Keynote Address by Achim Steiner UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director at the Second GLOBE Climate Legislation Summit
Keynote Address by Achim Steiner UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director at the Second GLOBE Climate Legislation Summit 27/02/2014

Delayed action means a higher likelihood of near-term climate impacts, as well as the continued use of carbon-intensive and energy-intensive infrastructure, according to the Emissions Gap report laun ...

Climate Technology Centre and Network Ready to Assist Developing Countries
Climate Technology Centre and Network Ready to Assist Developing Countries 21/11/2013

Facility Focuses on Technology Transfer to Developing Nations in Order to Reduce Emissions and Improve Resilience to Impacts of Climate Change

From Plates that Grow Food to Certified Cocoa: UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium
From Plates that Grow Food to Certified Cocoa: UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium 31/10/2013

2013 SEED Awards Honour Low Carbon, African and Female Entrepreneurs

Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at UN South-South Expo Held for the First Time in Africa
Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at UN South-South Expo Held for the First Time in Africa 28/10/2013

Government Ministers, Business Leaders and Experts Spotlight Southern-Grown Solutions and Cooperation Opportunities Over US$5 Trillion in Reserves and 47 per cent of Global Trade Held by Countries o ...

Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report
Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report 11/09/2013

Direct Economic Costs of $750 billion Annually Better Policies Required, and "Success Stories" Need to be Scaled Up and Replicated

UNEP Signs Agreement to Improve Monitoring of Hundreds of International Environmental Accords
UNEP Signs Agreement to Improve Monitoring of Hundreds of International Environmental Accords 09/09/2013

UNEP, under whose auspices most of the agreements were negotiated, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI - Working Grou ...

UN Secretary-General Appoints Ibrahim Thiaw as UNEP Deputy Executive Director
UN Secretary-General Appoints Ibrahim Thiaw as UNEP Deputy Executive Director 06/08/2013

Mr. Thiaw succeeds Amina Mohamed of Kenya as Assistant Secretary-General and UNEP Deputy Executive Director.

Young Thai Wins UNEP Global Art and Environment Competition
Young Thai Wins UNEP Global Art and Environment Competition 30/07/2013

Entries Sought for Next Competition under Theme of Food Waste

World's Largest Solar Ship Docks in Halifax, Canada
World's Largest Solar Ship Docks in Halifax, Canada 18/07/2013

UNEP-Supported PlanetSolar Investigated Ocean Eddies on journey from Boston

Ecotourism Playing Key Role in Mongolia's Transition to Green Economy
Ecotourism Playing Key Role in Mongolia's Transition to Green Economy 18/06/2013

Rare Horses and Pristine Landscapes among Hidden National Treasures in Mongolian Wilderness