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UN Secretary-General opens new energy-neutral offices in Nairobi UN Secretary-General opens new energy-neutral offices in Nairobi
31/ 03/ 2011
The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has officially opened the new offices of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Media Advisory: Visit of UN Secretary-General to Nairobi Media Advisory: Visit of UN Secretary-General to Nairobi
30/ 03/ 2011
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, will visit Nairobi from Wednesday 30 March to Saturday 2 April 2011 for a meeting of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).
New international co-operation to tackle marine debris New international co-operation to tackle marine debris
25/ 03/ 2011
Government representatives, major industries and leading marine researchers have come together to make a new set of commitments to tackle the widespread problem of debris in the world's seas and oceans.
Sochi 2014 Olympic partners commit to Mzymta River Basin restoration Sochi 2014 Olympic partners commit to Mzymta River Basin restoration
23/ 03/ 2011
The Olympics are a source of national pride but also an opportunity for showcasing innovation and catalyzing action towards a more sustainable future nationally and internationally
Smart investments needed to tackle drinking water crisis in DR Congo Smart investments needed to tackle drinking water crisis in DR Congo
22/ 03/ 2011
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) possesses over half of Africa's water reserves, yet 74 percent of its population lacks access to safe drinking water, according to a new study by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Mongolia Faces Critical Water Shortfall Warns UNEP Report Mongolia Faces Critical Water Shortfall Warns UNEP Report
22/ 03/ 2011
Climate change and rapid urbanization are threatening fragile water resources in Mongolia, where more than half of the inhabitants have no access to clean water
Fast pace of African urbanization affecting water supplies and sanitation Fast pace of African urbanization affecting water supplies and sanitation
21/ 03/ 2011
Rapid urbanization is changing Africa's landscape and also generating formidable challenges for supplies of water and sanitation services, says a new UN report.
Green Economy Report on the Agenda in Washington D.C. Green Economy Report on the Agenda in Washington D.C.
15/ 03/ 2011
The Green Economy report assertively challenges the myth that investing in the environment comes at the expense of economic growth
Rooting Out Poverty with the E-Tree Programme in China Rooting Out Poverty with the E-Tree Programme in China
11/ 03/ 2011
The E-Tree programme is a multi-partnership initiative involving government agencies, the private sector, media and civil society in tree planting activities in western China, which has a fragile environment and large poor population.
Bees under bombardment: New report shows multiple factors behind pollinator losses Bees under bombardment: New report shows multiple factors behind pollinator losses
09/ 03/ 2011
A new UNEP report shows that bee colonies worldwide are under threat, with serious implications for biodiversity and food security. Habitat loss, air pollution, crop spraying and the widespread use of insecticides are some of the key factors behind the decline.

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