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UNEP Chiefs Past and Present Seal the Deal! UNEP Chiefs Past and Present Seal the Deal!
02/ 07/ 2009
In an historic first, all five Executive Directors of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) gathered together in Glion, Switzerland for the Global Environmental Governance Forum on 29 June 2009 where they lent their voices to the global UN-led campaign to Seal the Deal on an effective climate agreement in Copenhagen this December. Add your voice to the Seal the Deal campaign by visiting www.sealthedeal2009.org
African Ministers Adopt the Nairobi Declaration on Climate African Ministers Adopt the Nairobi Declaration on Climate
02/ 06/ 2009
The landmark document highlighted the major challenges and opportunities that African countries face in the upcoming negotiations in Copenhagen on a climate agreement that will succeed the Kyoto Protocol.
Beijing Olympics Get Big Green Tick Beijing Olympics Get Big Green Tick
18/ 02/ 2009
The Beijing Olympics met if not exceeded many of its pledges on the environment, according to an assessment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
A Strong Impact is Made on the Amazonia by its Economic Growth Model A Strong Impact is Made on the Amazonia by its Economic Growth Model
18/ 02/ 2009
The report, Environment Outlook in the Amazonia: GEO Amazonia, uncovers a revealing panorama of accelerated ecosystem transformation and a marked environmental degradation in this vast region of the South American humid tropics - shared by Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela-which is also the planet's most extensive forest zone.
Realizing a "Green New Deal" Realizing a "Green New Deal"
16/ 02/ 2009
One third of the around $2.5 trillion-worth of planned stimulus packages should be invested on 'greening' the world economy. This would assist in powering the global economy out of recession and onto a Green, 21st century path a new report released today by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) says.
UNEP Year Book 2009 Makes the Green Economy Case UNEP Year Book 2009 Makes the Green Economy Case
16/ 02/ 2009
The importance of realizing a Global Green New Deal and the urgent need for a transition to a low carbon and resource efficient Green Economy are spotlighted in the UNEP Year Book 2009, launched today at an international gathering of environment ministers.
Youth Leaders Gear Up to Voice  Environmental Concerns and Aspirations to Ministerial Forum Youth Leaders Gear Up to Voice Environmental Concerns and Aspirations to Ministerial Forum
12/ 02/ 2009
Youth leaders from sixteen countries are gathered in Nairobi, the headquarters of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), to voice the concerns and aspirations of young people around the world in relation to a host of pressing environmental issues, including climate change.
Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress
06/ 02/ 2009
Over-exploitation, climate change and inadequate cooperation among countries threaten some of the world's greatest river basins, which sustain around 750 million people.
Davos Climate Focus: Ban Urges Leaders to Think Green & Steiner Promotes Design for Good

Davos Climate Focus: Ban Urges Leaders to Think Green & Steiner Promotes Design for Good
30/ 01/ 2009
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Thursday, called on the world's political and business leaders to use the current economic crisis to commit to a "Green New Deal"
Davos: A Green New Deal for a Post-Crisis World Davos: A Green New Deal for a Post-Crisis World
29/ 01/ 2009
Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), is urging Davos delegates to embrace a transition to a low carbon Green Economy.

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