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COP 19/CMP 9 begins with calls for governments to harness strong groundswell  of action on climate change COP 19/CMP 9 begins with calls for governments to harness strong groundswell of action on climate change
11/ 11/ 2013
In addition, the meeting in Warsaw will focus on decisions that will make fully operational the new institutional support under the UNFCCC for developing nations in finance, adaptation and technology.
UNEP and INTERPOL Assess Impacts of Environmental Crime  on Security and Development UNEP and INTERPOL Assess Impacts of Environmental Crime on Security and Development
06/ 11/ 2013
At First High Level Compliance and Enforcement Meeting in Nairobi
UNEP, ELI, and partners launch global knowledge platform for environmental peacebuilding UNEP, ELI, and partners launch global knowledge platform for environmental peacebuilding
06/ 11/ 2013
The contents of the site were produced as part of a broad collaboration led by ELI, UNEP, McGill University, and the University of Tokyo, together with 225 researchers and practitioners around the world.
UAE to Host First Global Conference on UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy UAE to Host First Global Conference on UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy
01/ 11/ 2013
Countries participating in PAGE outline benefits of national transition at South-South Expo
Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at UN South-South Expo Held for the First Time in Africa Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at UN South-South Expo Held for the First Time in Africa
28/ 10/ 2013
Government Ministers, Business Leaders and Experts Spotlight Southern-Grown Solutions and Cooperation Opportunities Over US$5 Trillion in Reserves and 47 per cent of Global Trade Held by Countries of the Global South
IPCC starts meeting to finalize Working Group I report IPCC starts meeting to finalize Working Group I report
24/ 09/ 2013
The report builds on the four previous assessment reports produced by the IPCC since it was established in 1988, incorporating the scientific literature published since the last assessment report in 2007.
UN chief appoints Monique Barbut of France as head of convention to combat desertification UN chief appoints Monique Barbut of France as head of convention to combat desertification
20/ 09/ 2013
Ms. Barbut has extensive experience on sustainable development issues coupled with international diplomatic and political experience.
Eleventh Session of the UNCCD Conference of Parties Opens in Namibia Eleventh Session of the UNCCD Conference of Parties Opens in Namibia
17/ 09/ 2013
During the first week, participants will build upon the results of the second UNCCD scientific conference and review the progress after the completion of the first half of the 10-Year Strategy of the UNCCD (2008-2018)
Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report
11/ 09/ 2013
Direct Economic Costs of $750 billion Annually Better Policies Required, and "Success Stories" Need to be Scaled Up and Replicated
UNEP Welcomes Renewed Commitment by World Leaders to Phase Out Climate-Damaging HFCs UNEP Welcomes Renewed Commitment by World Leaders to Phase Out Climate-Damaging HFCs
10/ 09/ 2013
In the G20 Leaders Declaration, governments agreed that the success of the Montreal Protocol - which has overseen a 98 per cent of all global consumption of controlled ozone-depleting substances, and contributed to tens of millions of cases of avoided skin cancer and cataracts - should be harnessed to phase out HFCs.

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