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UNEP Chief Warns of Tsunami of E-Waste at Conference on Chemical Treaties UNEP Chief Warns of Tsunami of E-Waste at Conference on Chemical Treaties
05/ 05/ 2015
At the Triple Conference of Parties of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
Regional Cooperation, Working with Demand Countries Key to Ending Wildlife Crime, Say African Nations Regional Cooperation, Working with Demand Countries Key to Ending Wildlife Crime, Say African Nations
30/ 04/ 2015
At the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.
UNEP and European Commission Step Up Cooperation UNEP and European Commission Step Up Cooperation
29/ 04/ 2015
The EC and UNEP meet annually to address common challenges related to the global sustainability agenda.
Zambia's Forest Ecosystems Contribute $1.3 Billion to the National Economy, Higher than Previously Thought Zambia's Forest Ecosystems Contribute $1.3 Billion to the National Economy, Higher than Previously Thought
28/ 04/ 2015
Economic Study Boosts Zambia's Efforts under its National REDD+ Process
New Handbook Explores How Trade Can Drive the Transition to a Green Economy New Handbook Explores How Trade Can Drive the Transition to a Green Economy
28/ 04/ 2015
Global Trade Reached US$23.4 Trillion in 2013, Highlighting Financial Power that Could be Harnessed for Sustainable Development.
WTO and UNEP Enhance Dialogue on Trade and Environmental Issues WTO and UNEP Enhance Dialogue on Trade and Environmental Issues
28/ 04/ 2015
The event brought together leaders and renowned experts in the fields of trade and environment
African Leaders to Develop Common Plan for Stopping Wildlife Crime African Leaders to Develop Common Plan for Stopping Wildlife Crime
27/ 04/ 2015
Conference to seek advancement of Africa-wide strategy to tackle illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.
Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report
16/ 04/ 2015
Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
The Swiss expedition "Race for Water Odyssey" Reaches New York The Swiss expedition "Race for Water Odyssey" Reaches New York
09/ 04/ 2015
The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational.
Visionary New African Network for Women Leaders on Environment Launched at African Ministerial Conference Visionary New African Network for Women Leaders on Environment Launched at African Ministerial Conference
05/ 03/ 2015
Women ministers and leaders from Africa, meeting at the Africa Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) launched a new network, that aims at enhancing representation and involvement of women in decision-making in areas related to the environment and sustainable development continent wide.

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