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New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States
01/ 09/ 2014
With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming
UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy
25/ 08/ 2014
African economies and rural livelihoods remain heavily dependent on natural resources, particularly renewable resources such as soil and water, and on the associated productive sectors such as agriculture and forestry.
UNEP Pays Tribute to Distinguished Diplomat, Chair of First Governing Council UNEP Pays Tribute to Distinguished Diplomat, Chair of First Governing Council
20/ 08/ 2014
Former Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister
Celebrating the Majesty of one of the World's most Threatened Animals  on World Elephant Day Celebrating the Majesty of one of the World's most Threatened Animals on World Elephant Day
12/ 08/ 2014
UNEP is raising awareness at the political and societal level of the grave impact of poaching on elephant populations and the environment.
As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World's Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World's Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk
30/ 06/ 2014
Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development
New Partnership Set to Boost Delivery of International Environmental Agreements New Partnership Set to Boost Delivery of International Environmental Agreements
27/ 06/ 2014
A key component of the MoU is the recognition of the central role legislators' play in addressing international environmental challenges.
Policy Statement  By Achim Steiner,  UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Policy Statement By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director
27/ 06/ 2014
Delivered at the Opening of the First Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP Nairobi, 23 June 2014
Symposium at UNEA Brings Legal Community Together to Boost Environmental Rule of Law Symposium at UNEA Brings Legal Community Together to Boost Environmental Rule of Law
25/ 06/ 2014
The Global Symposium on Environmental Rule of Law
Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools
09/ 06/ 2014
The Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Information Knowledge Management (MEA IKM) Initiative seeks to develop harmonised and interoperable information systems in support of knowledge management activities among 18 MEAs for the benefit of Parties and the environment community at large

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