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UNEP's Climate Heroes - Adventure and Activism for the Environment UNEP's Climate Heroes - Adventure and Activism for the Environment
04/ 06/ 2009
This long-term platform supports a select group who are undertaking exceptional personal feats, high-profile expeditions and other innovative acts of environmental activism to demonstrate their commitment and to raise awareness for one simple idea: Your planet needs You!
Green shoots planted in Obama's first 100 days in office Green shoots planted in Obama's first 100 days in office
29/ 04/ 2009
Crucially, the Obama team recognizes that a Green New Deal and Green Economy can be a vital component in catalyzing a sustainable economic upturn.
Ban, Barroso: urge 'Seal the Deal!' Ban, Barroso: urge 'Seal the Deal!'
29/ 04/ 2009
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced in Brussels last Thursday that the UN is launching a worldwide campaign under the slogan 'Seal the Deal!'
Yann Arthus-Bertrand named UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Yann Arthus-Bertrand named UNEP Goodwill Ambassador
23/ 04/ 2009
World-renowned French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand was designated Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme on Earth Day in recognition of his outstanding advocacy work for the environment.
UNEP Champions of the Earth Profile: Yann Arthus-Bertrand UNEP Champions of the Earth Profile: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
22/ 04/ 2009
As UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Arthus-Bertrand's prestige, talent and passion will raise and reinforce public awareness of environmental issues and the solutions to these.
UNEP Announces the 2009 Champions of the Earth UNEP Announces the 2009 Champions of the Earth
22/ 04/ 2009
Winners from Ethiopia, India, France, Norway, Papua New Guinea and United States Receive Coveted Awards at Gala Event in Paris Paris
Assessment and Rehabilitation of Damaged Infrastructure Key Focus of UN Environment Chief's Mission to Gaza Strip Assessment and Rehabilitation of Damaged Infrastructure Key Focus of UN Environment Chief's Mission to Gaza Strip
21/ 04/ 2009
Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been meeting with senior Palestinian officials and UN staff to hear at first hand their concerns and learn of key environmental challenges and priorities for rehabilitation.
Speech by Achim Steiner on the Global Green Economy and Israel Speech by Achim Steiner on the Global Green Economy and Israel
20/ 04/ 2009
Many of the transformational technological opportunities emerging across the globe right now - from renewables such as wind and solar power to desalination and smart, energy efficient materials and processes - were originally incubated in the world's universities, colleges and research institutes.
Powering a Global Green New Deal
Powering a Global Green New Deal
15/ 04/ 2009
More than 700 leaders from business, civil society, international organizations and government are set to meet at the Business for the Environment Global Summit in Paris on 22-23 April to discuss ways of powering green growth around the globe.
West African States agree on urgent conservation measures to save the world's largest terrestrial mammal West African States agree on urgent conservation measures to save the world's largest terrestrial mammal
09/ 04/ 2009
Governments and international conservation bodies agreed on steps to protect the African elephant.

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