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Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer
21/ 07/ 2014
The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential.
Governments Fulfil their Commitment:  Access and Benefit-Sharing Treaty Receives Required Number of Ratifications to Enter into Force Governments Fulfil their Commitment: Access and Benefit-Sharing Treaty Receives Required Number of Ratifications to Enter into Force
15/ 07/ 2014
The entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol will provide greater legal certainty and transparency for both providers and users of genetic resources, creating a framework that promotes the use of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge while strengthening the opportunities for fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their use.
As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World's Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World's Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk
30/ 06/ 2014
Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development
New Partnership Set to Boost Delivery of International Environmental Agreements New Partnership Set to Boost Delivery of International Environmental Agreements
27/ 06/ 2014
A key component of the MoU is the recognition of the central role legislators' play in addressing international environmental challenges.
Policy Statement  By Achim Steiner,  UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Policy Statement By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director
27/ 06/ 2014
Delivered at the Opening of the First Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP Nairobi, 23 June 2014
Symposium at UNEA Brings Legal Community Together to Boost Environmental Rule of Law Symposium at UNEA Brings Legal Community Together to Boost Environmental Rule of Law
25/ 06/ 2014
The Global Symposium on Environmental Rule of Law
Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools
09/ 06/ 2014
The Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Information Knowledge Management (MEA IKM) Initiative seeks to develop harmonised and interoperable information systems in support of knowledge management activities among 18 MEAs for the benefit of Parties and the environment community at large
Achim Steiner Briefs European Environment Ministers on UNEP's Role in the Post-2015 Process in light of the Upcoming Inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) 
Achim Steiner Briefs European Environment Ministers on UNEP's Role in the Post-2015 Process in light of the Upcoming Inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
14/ 05/ 2014
European Ministers of Environment met in Greece
World Migratory Bird Day 2014 Spotlights Pioneering Sustainable Tourism Initiative World Migratory Bird Day 2014 Spotlights Pioneering Sustainable Tourism Initiative
09/ 05/ 2014
This year's theme is "Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism" which highlights the links between migratory bird conservation, local community development and wildlife watching tourism around the world
From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists
07/ 05/ 2014
The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million

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