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Natural Resource Management Manuals Launched in Support of Conflict Prevention Natural Resource Management Manuals Launched in Support of Conflict Prevention
08/ 10/ 2012
Geneva/Nairobi, 8 October 2012 - A new set of manuals to improve natural resource management in order to reduce the risk of conflict has been launched by the United Nations (UN).
On World Habitat Day, UN Encourages All to Build on Urban Opportunities On World Habitat Day, UN Encourages All to Build on Urban Opportunities
01/ 10/ 2012
International celebrations for World Habitat Day held in Embu, Kenya on Monday 1 October, 2012.
Countries Agree New Plan for Global Shark Conservation Countries Agree New Plan for Global Shark Conservation
27/ 09/ 2012
Over 50 countries have made renewed efforts to tackle over-fishing and other threats to migratory shark species as part of a new UN-backed conservation plan.
Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation
27/ 09/ 2012
Report Spotlights Almost 30 Ways of Procuring and Laundering Illegal Timber Compromising Security, Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development Efforts
One Year On: UNEP Remembers Wangari Maathai One Year On: UNEP Remembers Wangari Maathai
26/ 09/ 2012
A tribute by UNEP Deputy Executive Director Amina Mohamed to Wangari Maathai, who died on 25 September 2011.
Experts Warn of Water Bankruptcy for Many Regions After Reviewing 200 Major Global Projects Experts Warn of Water Bankruptcy for Many Regions After Reviewing 200 Major Global Projects
24/ 09/ 2012
Study highlights emerging issues for world's freshwater and marine systems
International Conference Extends Fund to Tackle Management of Potentially Hazardous Chemicals International Conference Extends Fund to Tackle Management of Potentially Hazardous Chemicals
21/ 09/ 2012
Third International Conference on Chemicals Management also Raises Concern over Chemicals that Disrupt Hormone Production
African Ministers Adopt Programmes to Boost Sustainable Development, Eye Key Role in Post-Rio+20 Landscape African Ministers Adopt Programmes to Boost Sustainable Development, Eye Key Role in Post-Rio+20 Landscape
14/ 09/ 2012
UN General Assembly Urged to Approve Upgrade of UNEP

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