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Norway and UN Environment Sign New Agreement for Enhanced Cooperation Norway and UN Environment Sign New Agreement for Enhanced Cooperation
12/ 08/ 2016
UN Environment and the Norwegian Government signed a framework agreement for development cooperation yesterday that lays new ground for future collaboration in development and environmental sustainability.
Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol
25/ 07/ 2016
Governments set the stage for a possible agreement to reduce potent greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol. An amendment on reducing HFCs would be a significant step towards meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
UN Environment Head Backs Call to End Harmful Fishing Subsidies UN Environment Head Backs Call to End Harmful Fishing Subsidies
20/ 07/ 2016
UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim issued the following statement in support of a call by the UN Commission on Trade and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization to end harmful fishing subsidies.
Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance
18/ 07/ 2016
Developing countries embrace green finance policies as part of wider effort to finance the real economy and meet social, economic and environmental needs Green finance policies inspired by new models such as developments in fintech US$5-7 trillion a year needed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals
Media Advisory: At Montreal Protocol Meetings in Vienna:  Countries to Continue Efforts to Control Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol Media Advisory: At Montreal Protocol Meetings in Vienna: Countries to Continue Efforts to Control Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol
15/ 07/ 2016
15 to 23 July 2016 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC); Vienna, Austria
Task Force Agrees Need for Tougher Penalties, Adopts Zero Tolerance Approach to Curb Annual Slaughter of 25 Million Birds in the Mediterranean Task Force Agrees Need for Tougher Penalties, Adopts Zero Tolerance Approach to Curb Annual Slaughter of 25 Million Birds in the Mediterranean
14/ 07/ 2016
Mist nets used to trap flying birds extend for 700 kilometres along coast of Egypt, where an estimated 5.7 million birds are illegally killed every year An estimated 18 birds killed per square kilometer every year in Italy, where illegal killings are thought to be worse than any EU country Killings pushing species to brink of extinction; Turtle Dove on IUCN red list as numbers plummet

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