New Partnership Set to Boost Delivery of International Environmental Agreements vr, jun 27, 2014

A key component of the MoU is the recognition of the central role legislators' play in addressing international environmental challenges.

Lourdes Lopez, Global Chair of the Globe Forest Legislation Initiative, and Achim Steiner, Executive Director, UNEP, sign Memorandum of Understanding

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE) International was signed this week at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).

The new partnership between UNEP and GLOBE will see collaboration with legislators enhanced in order to better ensure the delivery of international environmental agreements and post-2015 development goals.

A key component of the MoU is the recognition of the central role legislators' play in addressing international environmental challenges.

UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner, and Congresswoman Lourdes Lopez, signed the MoU at an official ceremony held following the close of the UNEA symposium on Environmental Rule of Law on Tuesday June 24th.

 
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