Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report

Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report

16/04/2015 - 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

Italy to Lead Global Celebrations of World Environment Day, Spark Action on Sustainable Future

Italy to Lead Global Celebrations of World Environment Day, Spark Action on Sustainable Future

07/04/2015 - World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.

Livelihoods Development Critical to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery - New Study

Livelihoods Development Critical to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery - New Study

03/04/2015 - Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.

Secretary-General Appoints Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago Assistant Secretary-General and Head of UNEP New York Office

Secretary-General Appoints Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago Assistant Secretary-General and Head of UNEP New York Office

01/04/2015 - Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.



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