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
40th Anniversary Book Launched Highlighting the Struggles and Successes of UNEP Since 1972
Invasive Species, Waste, and Extreme Weather Events among Key Challenges
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
Progress Towards Fast Cuts in Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry to Brick Kilns Spotlighted at Working Group Meeting
Summit Paves Way for Sustainable Development Goals; New Indicator of Wealth 'Beyond GDP' and Focused Government Spending
Upgrading UNEP Signals Greater Authority for World's Environment Ministers
Countries Agree to 2016 as Target Date for Transition to Efficient Lamps
New Policy Status Map and National Assessments Highlight Huge Savings Potential
Results of UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management
Initiative will Focus on Resource Efficiency Measures to Achieve Sustainable Urban Development