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The Republic of Korea and UNEP Pledge Green Growth Partnership The Republic of Korea and UNEP Pledge Green Growth Partnership
20/ 08/ 2009
A ground-breaking partnership between the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was announced today and is aimed at supporting the country's strategy towards a sustainable 'green' economic future.
UN Acts to Boost Responsible Property Investment UN Acts to Boost Responsible Property Investment
19/ 08/ 2009
Responsible investment is fast moving up the agenda for many institutional property investors around the world. However, many remain uncertain about how best to implement the practicalities of Responsible Property Investment (RPI).
Voices of the Children Haunt Policy Makers Voices of the Children Haunt Policy Makers
19/ 08/ 2009
When Erik Solheim, Norway's Minister for the Environment spoke to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) about the importance of reaching a climate agreement in Copenhagen, he said it was for his children and all the children in the world. When asked about what he thought about climate change, Hanif Kureshi, the British novelist, playwright and film director, first looked at his son Kier and then urged world leaders to "Seal the Deal!" in Copenhagen for Kier's sake. Calling world leaders to "Seal the Deal!" or create a climate friendly agreement in Copenhagen this year was a call that came from the bottom of these fathers' hearts.
300 billion dollars a year for climate change adaptation and mitigation says UNFCCC Executive Secretary 300 billion dollars a year for climate change adaptation and mitigation says UNFCCC Executive Secretary
17/ 08/ 2009
With 110 days left until the Copenhagen Climate Conference, only "limited progress" was made at the most recent United Nations climate change talks where financing to cut and cope with climate change proved to be a major sticking point among negotiators.
For one week in late October, Cape Town will be one of the greenest business cities on Earth For one week in late October, Cape Town will be one of the greenest business cities on Earth
13/ 08/ 2009
For one week in late October, Cape Town will become one of the greenest business cities on Earth as the City Government joins hands with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and a range of partner organizations for an action-packed Green Week.
United Nations sets up green technology complex in contaminated ship yard site United Nations sets up green technology complex in contaminated ship yard site
10/ 08/ 2009
Hunters Point Shipyard on California's San Francisco Bay has gone through several rebirths in its more than 100 years of existence.
Trees on Farms Key to Climate and Food-Secure Future Trees on Farms Key to Climate and Food-Secure Future
24/ 07/ 2009
The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are calling for the widespread uptake of 'green' agricultural practices that will deliver multiple benefits to the world's rapidly growing populations
Iraq moves forward on ozone protection Iraq moves forward on ozone protection
17/ 07/ 2009
Iraq wants to eliminate ozone depleting substances (ODS) such as CFCs from its refrigeration and foam industries by 1 January 2010 in accordance with the target set under the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty set up to protect the ozone layer.
UNEP launches new online system to view and study the world's marine protected areas UNEP launches new online system to view and study the world's marine protected areas
08/ 06/ 2009
A new decision-making tool is being launched to provide the most current and relevant information about marine and coastal biodiversity and its protection status.

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