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2013 SEED Awards Applications Now Open 2013 SEED Awards Applications Now Open
16/ 04/ 2013
Green Entrepreneurs Can Win Business Support Package
New Study Shows Multi-Trillion Dollar Natural Capital Risk Underlining Urgency of Green Economy Transition New Study Shows Multi-Trillion Dollar Natural Capital Risk Underlining Urgency of Green Economy Transition
15/ 04/ 2013
The report shows that the scale and variation in impacts provide opportunities for companies and their investors to differentiate themselves by optimizing their supply chains and investment strategies.
Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award
15/ 04/ 2013
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a polluted river in Guangdong Beijiang.
Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise
14/ 04/ 2013
The damage from rising seas and higher storm surges is one of the most visible and costly effects of climate change.
Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air
11/ 04/ 2013
The contribution of $10 million is in addition to Canada's previous contribution of $3 million to the CCAC's Trust Fund and $7 million for projects that support the mitigation of short lived climate pollutants in developing countries.
2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer 2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer
09/ 04/ 2013
A move to such alternatives is in line with the objectives of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), of which UNEP is one of the founding partners.
Good Governance of Natural Resources is Vital for Peace and Economic Development in Darfur: UNEP study Good Governance of Natural Resources is Vital for Peace and Economic Development in Darfur: UNEP study
05/ 04/ 2013
The report looks at the importance of equitable and participatory environmental governance in Sudan, and how other countries across Africa have tried to reduce tension over the environment and improve the management of land, water, forests and other resources.
UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals UN Calls for Accelerated Action with 1,000 Days to Go on Millennium Development Goals
04/ 04/ 2013
People around the world invited to join in boosting momentum for most successful global anti-poverty push in history
Media Invitation to Participate in the UNCCD Conference and Committee Meetings in Bonn, Germany Media Invitation to Participate in the UNCCD Conference and Committee Meetings in Bonn, Germany
25/ 03/ 2013
Scientists, governments and civil society organizations will converge to carry out the first ever comprehensive cost-benefit analysis of desertification, land degradation and drought.
Priorities for Global Development Agenda Shaped by Unprecedented Public Outreach Effort Priorities for Global Development Agenda Shaped by Unprecedented Public Outreach Effort
22/ 03/ 2013
The United Nations teams in Member States are making sure that groups usually absent from participation in global processes are consulted on what they see as priorities for development of their communities.

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University of Finland and UNEP - 12th Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements
2-12 November 2015, Shanghai, China

The Special theme of the Twelfth Course is Climate Change.


2nd UNEP-INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Committee Conference
16-17 November 2015, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, Singapore

At the 2nd ECEC in Singapore, INTERPOL and UNEP brought together Chief Executives from Environmental Security and Enforcement agencies from INTERPOL member countries, as well as Chief Executive Officers from international and non-governmental organizations, to design and debate strategies to tackle environmental crime and achieve sustainable development goals.


Annual Meeting UNEP- EUROCLIMA (EC Programme to support Policy Dialogue on Climate Change issues in Latin American countries)

Special session of the Commission on Environment of the PARLATINO(Latin American Parliament) on Climate Change law.

27-28 October 2015, Panama


Global Training Programme on Environmental Law and Policy for Mid-career Government Officials

05-13 October 2015, Nairobi, Kenya


Meeting of the Senior Government Officials Expert in Environmental Law on Mid-term review of the Montevideo Programme IV

7-11 September 2015, Montevideo, Uruguay


Montevideo Programme Environmental Law Seminar: Laws to Promote environmental sustainability of oceans and seas
9-10 July, Panama City, Panama


Montevideo Programme Environmental Law Seminar: Legal Foundation for Environmental Sustainability

13-14 July 2015, United Nations Headquarters, New York


Meeting of Eminent Legal Experts on the Midterm review of the Montevideo Programme IV

15-16 July 2015, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Regional Training on Negotiations for Multilateral Environmental Agreements Focusing on UNFCCC and CBD as they relate to Regional Seas Convention
11-13 May 2015, Jeddah Kingdom, Saudi Arabia


Meeting of Climate Change Negotiators of Latin America and the Caribbean
14-15 May 2015, Santiago de Chile 

Regional Meeting of negotiators in preparation for Climate Change multilateral negotiators (exchange of views and discussion of key topics for the region towards COP21)


International Day for Biological Diversity 2015
22 May 2015

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

This year’s theme reflects the importance of efforts made at all levels to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda for the period of 2015-2030 and the relevance of biodiversity for the achievement of sustainable development.


Launch of The UNEP Sourcebook 

officially launched at a side event in the margins of Ramsar COP 12 - 8 June 2015, Punta del Este, Uruguay

The aim of the Sourcebook is to provide National Focal Points of the major Biodiversity-related Conventions as well as other stakeholders working on these conventions, with options to achieve enhanced implementation of the conventions through enhanced cooperation.


Preparatory Workshops for Paris UNFCCC COP for 2015 for Least Developed countries

June 2015, Bonn, Germany


Second Congress on Environmental Policy, Law and Justice Seminar on Environmental Crimes

6-10 July 2015, La Habana, Cuba


Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law(OAS website)
30-31 March 2015, Montego Bay, Jamaica 

The Organization of American States (OAS) co-organized the First Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law in Montego Bay, Jamaica, an event that concluded with a call to strengthen the rule of law on to address environmental challenges in the Americas.


Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development

4 May 2015, UN Headquarters, New York, Conference Room 11