Environmental Governance Press Releases

"The Eyes of the World are on Paris"

COP21 Opening Ceremony
30/11/2015 00:00:00

RSPO Commits to Orangutan Crisis via GRASP

An estimated 70,000 orangutans remain in the wild, but the majority are found on Borneo. The fires shattered already fragmented populations and left orangutan rehabilitation centers overwhelmed by rescued apes.
30/11/2015 00:00:00

The World Mourns One of its Greats: Maurice Strong Dies, His Legacy Lives On

Maurice Strong was a visionary and a pioneer of global sustainable development.
28/11/2015 00:00:00

Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050

The Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India project concluded today with a workshop held as part of the 8th Urban Mobility India conference in New Delhi.
27/11/2015 00:00:00

Pope Francis Calls for Strong Climate Agreement during Visit to UN Environment Programme Headquarters

Transforming Current Development Models "Political and Economic Obligation", Says Pontiff
26/11/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director to Host Facebook Q&A Today

25/11/2015 00:00:00

Countries Commit to Tackling Multiple Threats to Migratory Waterbirds

New Action Plans for Seabirds, Eurasian Curlew, Grey Crowned Crane, Long-tailed Duck, Northern Bald Ibis, Shoebill and Taiga Bean Goose Adopted
16/11/2015 00:00:00

INTERPOL-UNEP conference to tackle most pressing environmental crime issues

Climate change, sustainable development and enforcement top the agenda
16/11/2015 00:00:00

Raising the Bar on Corporate Sustainability Reporting to Meet Ecological Challenges Globally

A new UNEP Report urges companies to align their sustainability performance and reporting to match expectations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
12/11/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Visits Beijing

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today concluded a visit to China
12/11/2015 00:00:00

International Migratory Waterbird Conference Kicks Off in Bonn

Migratory waterbird populations in decline globally, but latest status review shows that concentrated conservation actions can turn the tide
09/11/2015 00:00:00

INDCS Signal Unprecedented Momentum for Climate Agreement in Paris, But Achieving 2 Degree Objective Contingent upon Enhanced Ambition in Future Years

INDCs Projected to Reduce Emissions in 2030 by up to 6 Gt But Additional 12 Gt Required to Close Gap
06/11/2015 00:00:00

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