DEPI is one of the seven Divisions of the United Nations Environment Programme. Based on UNEP’s Priority Thematic areas in the Medium Term Strategy (2010- 2013), the division is responsible for:
  • Ecosystem management for human well-being. This covers Ecosystem services and economics, Fresh water and terrestrial ecosystems, and Marine and coastal ecosystems
  • Addressing the environmental causes and consequences of disasters and conflicts; and
  • Adaptation to climate change
  • Poverty and environment initiative (UNDP-UNEP Partnership)
In recognizing the importance of capacity building in environmental sustainability, the Division places emphasis on the role of environmental education and training from a cross-thematic perspective..... more on DEPI