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Nigerian President Buhari Recognizes UNEP's Efforts on Ogoniland Clean-up
Nigerian President Buhari Recognizes UNEP's Efforts on Ogoniland Clean-up 28/01/2016

Visiting UNEP's Headquarters in Nairobi, the President emphasized Nigeria's commitment to a safe, secure and clean planet ahead of the Second UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)

New 'Champions 12.3' Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food Waste
New 'Champions 12.3' Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food Waste 21/01/2016

UNEP Executive Director is among 30 CEOs, government ministers, global institution executives, and civil society leaders seeking to increase political and social momentum to achieve Target 12.3 of th ...

UNEP delivers new climate and air quality monitoring stations for Bosnia and Herzegovina
UNEP delivers new climate and air quality monitoring stations for Bosnia and Herzegovina 19/01/2016

Country empowered to prevent deaths from invisible killer

Viet Nam Dragon Fruit Orchards Bloom in New Light
Viet Nam Dragon Fruit Orchards Bloom in New Light 31/12/2015

A UNEP-GEF project is helping Vietnamese farmers to reduce their environmental impact and their electricity bills.

Small Scale Entrepreneur Helps with HCFC Phase-out in Cambodia
Small Scale Entrepreneur Helps with HCFC Phase-out in Cambodia 28/12/2015

Training cooling system technicians is essential to phasing out ozone-depleting substances in Asia Pacific.

UN Environment Programme Chief Heralds Paris Agreement
UN Environment Programme Chief Heralds Paris Agreement 12/12/2015

Statement by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner

New UN Report Details Link between Climate Change and Human Rights
New UN Report Details Link between Climate Change and Human Rights 10/12/2015

Released on Human Rights Day, ahead of the finalization of a new climate agreement, Climate Change and Human Rights provides a comprehensive study of the links between human rights law and climate ch ...

Actions on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Could Reduce Emissions by 1.7 Gt/year by 2020
Actions on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Could Reduce Emissions by 1.7 Gt/year by 2020 07/12/2015

First Report of 1 Gigaton Coalition Finds Potential for Further Reductions

Commitments Made to Reduce Black Carbon, Methane and Hydrofluorocarbons
Commitments Made to Reduce Black Carbon, Methane and Hydrofluorocarbons 05/12/2015

Cutting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Critical to Success of Global Climate Response

UNEP Releases Full Version of Emissions Gap Report
UNEP Releases Full Version of Emissions Gap Report 04/12/2015

The full Emissions Gap Report can be downloaded from UNEP Live.

Children Will Bear the Brunt of Climate Change: UNICEF
Children Will Bear the Brunt of Climate Change: UNICEF 04/12/2015

More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence, 160 million live in high drought severity areas

Celebrity Chefs Serve up Free Meals from Discarded Food
Celebrity Chefs Serve up Free Meals from Discarded Food 03/12/2015

Over 2,000 people savour dishes made from food destined for waste

'Whole System' Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting
'Whole System' Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting 30/11/2015

Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel

"The Eyes of the World are on Paris"
"The Eyes of the World are on Paris" 30/11/2015

COP21 Opening Ceremony

Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target
Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target 27/11/2015

UK, Dutch and French Investment Firms Join Coalition Ahead of COP21, with More to Follow

Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050
Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050 27/11/2015

The Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India project concluded today with a workshop held as part of the 8th Urban Mobility India conference in New Delhi.

His Holiness Pope Francis to Visit UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi and Deliver Key Address
His Holiness Pope Francis to Visit UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi and Deliver Key Address 26/11/2015

His Holiness Pope Francis, as part of his three-day visit to Kenya