World Conference Adopts New International Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction After Marathon Negotiations

World Conference Adopts New International Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction After Marathon Negotiations

18/03/2015 - First major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda reached at landmark UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

UNEP Launches Children's Painting Competition under Theme of Sustainable Energy

UNEP Launches Children's Painting Competition under Theme of Sustainable Energy

13/03/2015 - Targeting young people between the ages of 9 and 14, the competition aims to raise awareness on energy consumption and energy savings.

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

06/03/2015 - Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

Organized Crime Threat to Wild Species on the Increase, Says UN on Wildlife Day

Organized Crime Threat to Wild Species on the Increase, Says UN on Wildlife Day

03/03/2015 - UN General Assembly Marks the Day with Special Session

Africa Celebrates Africa Environment Day and Life of Wangari Maathai

Africa Celebrates Africa Environment Day and Life of Wangari Maathai

03/03/2015 - The role of women in sustainable natural resource management and the fight against wildlife crime are the major themes of this year's event.

UNEP Chief, Philippines Environment Secretary Explore Cooperation on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Other Issues

UNEP Chief, Philippines Environment Secretary Explore Cooperation on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Other Issues

02/03/2015 - Mr. Steiner applauded the leadership of the Philippines within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the innovation it has demonstrated at the national level

Mediation Can Prevent, Resolve Natural Resources Disputes  New UN Guide Launched

Mediation Can Prevent, Resolve Natural Resources Disputes New UN Guide Launched

19/02/2015 - Drawing on decades of experience in the field of mediation of natural resource conflicts, the Guide provides best practices and strategies for mediating different types of resource conflicts.

Former Finnish Development Minister Visits Afghanistan, Praises Environmental Progress

Former Finnish Development Minister Visits Afghanistan, Praises Environmental Progress

16/01/2015 - UNEP helped to establish Afghanistan's National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), now the country's leading environmental policymaking and regulatory institution

Progress Towards Ogoniland Clean-up following Geneva Talks

Progress Towards Ogoniland Clean-up following Geneva Talks

27/11/2014 - The Geneva meetings have brought new momentum to the restoration efforts for Ogoniland.

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future

17/09/2014 - Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS


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