- Environment crime undermines sustainable development. It is not only a threat to species, to habitats and to ecosystems, but also to human health, livelihoods and national economies
- Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda
- Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies
- Global Trade Reached US$23.4 Trillion in 2013, Highlighting Financial Power that Could be Harnessed for Sustainable Development.
- The event brought together leaders and renowned experts in the fields of trade and environment
- Conference to seek advancement of Africa-wide strategy to tackle illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.
- United Nations humanitarian aid agencies and partners are currently mounting a large response.
- Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
- The report estimates that an investment of US$6 billion annually in disaster risk management would result in avoided losses of US$360 billion over the next 15 years.