Ugochi Anyaka, winner of the 2nd UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award, is currently completing a "green itinerary" of the US, interacting with leading environmental reporters, researchers and ca
Mongolia Hosting Day Aimed at Reducing Food Waste as Events Take Place across the World
About 80 percent of those without access to modern energy live in rural areas. Although 1.7 billion people gained access to electricity between 1990 and 2010, this is only slightly ahead of populatio
Increasing international cooperation and establishing and maintaining high-quality patent systems will foster innovation and growth
The World Forum on Natural Capital will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on 21-22 November 2013.
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a p
People around the world invited to join in boosting momentum for most successful global anti-poverty push in history
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
Governments Call for Governing Council to be Transformed into UN Environment Assembly
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
40th Anniversary Book Launched Highlighting the Struggles and Successes of UNEP Since 1972
Information Portal will Make Available Research, Experiences and Lessons Learned from Projects Across the Continent
Invasive Species, Waste, and Extreme Weather Events among Key Challenges
Bamyan, Afghanistan, 11 October 2012 - The Government of Afghanistan, through its National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), has launched a USD $6 million climate change initiative, the first o
Study highlights emerging issues for world's freshwater and marine systems
UN General Assembly Urged to Approve Upgrade of UNEP
Dr. Naoko Ishii has succeeded Monique Barbut as CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility.
Civil society, Private sector and Government leaders named to 26-member advisory Panel
Dozens of groups join new platform to promote sustainable development of river basin.
Progress Towards Fast Cuts in Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry to Brick Kilns Spotlighted at Working Group Meeting