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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.
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.
G-20 summit in April will look at boosting low-carbon economy G-20 summit in April will look at boosting low-carbon economy
27/ 01/ 2009
The creation of a low-carbon economy will be high on the agenda at an April summit of the leaders of 20 major economies (G-20).
Barack Obama makes history as he takes office with green agenda Barack Obama makes history as he takes office with green agenda
20/ 01/ 2009
Barack Obama is widely expected to usher in a new era for green leadership from the US.

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