Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month
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.
Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year
Facility Focuses on Technology Transfer to Developing Nations in Order to Reduce Emissions and Improve Resilience to Impacts of Climate Change
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
The report builds on the four previous assessment reports produced by the IPCC since it was established in 1988, incorporating the scientific literature published since the last assessment report in
Direct Economic Costs of $750 billion Annually
Better Policies Required, and "Success Stories" Need to be Scaled Up and Replicated
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
Mr. Thiaw succeeds Amina Mohamed of Kenya as Assistant Secretary-General and UNEP Deputy Executive Director.
Entries Sought for Next Competition under Theme of Food Waste
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
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