At UNEP, our mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

As one of its founding agencies, we have been with the Global Environment Facility on every step of its journey since 1992. Today, UN EP continues to support the Facility to achieve its mandate of tackling our planet’s most pressing environmental problems and is currently one of 18 GEF Agencies that can assist partners in accessing GEF finance.

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