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Sustainable Off-Grid Lighting Solutions Can Deliver Major Development and Climate Benefits Sustainable Off-Grid Lighting Solutions Can Deliver Major Development and Climate Benefits
20/ 02/ 2013
UNEP Announces New Partnership with Global Off-Grid Lighting Association
Climate and Clean Air Coalition Marks One Year Anniversary Climate and Clean Air Coalition Marks One Year Anniversary
20/ 02/ 2013
Rapid Growth of Global Initiative to Reduce Health and Climate Impacts of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants
Effects of Human and Wildlife Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Examined in Landmark UN Report Effects of Human and Wildlife Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Examined in Landmark UN Report
19/ 02/ 2013
In addition to chemical exposure, other environmental and non-genetic factors such as age and nutrition could be among the reasons for any observed increases in disease and disorders.
Ministers Dine on Food Grown in Kenya But Rejected by UK Supermarkets for Cosmetic Reasons Ministers Dine on Food Grown in Kenya But Rejected by UK Supermarkets for Cosmetic Reasons
19/ 02/ 2013
Gourmet Meal at UN Environment Programme Headquarters Highlights Global Campaign to Cut Food Waste
UNEP-China Cooperation Solidifies With Shanghai Agreement on Green Economy, Wildlife Protection and Youth Engagement UNEP-China Cooperation Solidifies With Shanghai Agreement on Green Economy, Wildlife Protection and Youth Engagement
16/ 02/ 2013
Senior Chinese and UNEP Officials Ink Deals at Opening of Green Shanghai Art Photography Exhibition on Eve of Governing Council Meeting
Strengthened Governance and Management Required to Prevent Rush for Resources from Damaging Fragile Arctic Environment, Says UNEP Year Book 2013 Strengthened Governance and Management Required to Prevent Rush for Resources from Damaging Fragile Arctic Environment, Says UNEP Year Book 2013
16/ 02/ 2013
Annual Study of Emerging Environmental Issues Looks at Issues Such As Risks from Chemicals and Spike in Illegal Wildlife Trade, Including Elephant and Rhino Poaching
First Universal Session of UNEP Governing Council to Galvanize New Environmental Era in Support of a Sustainable Century First Universal Session of UNEP Governing Council to Galvanize New Environmental Era in Support of a Sustainable Century
14/ 02/ 2013
40th Anniversary Book Launched Highlighting the Struggles and Successes of UNEP Since 1972
Links Between Health and Environment in Focus at Major UN Youth Conference Links Between Health and Environment in Focus at Major UN Youth Conference
11/ 02/ 2013
Launch of GEO-5 for Youth to Showcase Solutions by Young People to Key Environmental Challenges
Media Accreditation Open for UNEP Governing Council Media Accreditation Open for UNEP Governing Council
07/ 02/ 2013
2013 Marks First Governing Council with Universal Membership UNEP Unveils New Studies on the State of the Environment in Africa, Responses to a Rapidly Changing Arctic, Impact of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals on Human Health, Wildlife Crime, and Off-grid Lighting
UNEP to Hold Media Roundtable on Key and Emerging Environment Issues at Governing Council UNEP to Hold Media Roundtable on Key and Emerging Environment Issues at Governing Council
06/ 02/ 2013
The Media Roundtable will provide direct interaction between journalists, UN experts, policymakers, scientists, NGOs and others on priority and emerging issues in the global environment.

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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