Environmental Governance Press Releases

Countries Get Serious About Wildlife Crime, Pledge Tougher Penalties for Traffickers and Kingpins

At the International Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade
27/03/2015 00:00:00

Ahead of World Water Day, UN Calls for Better Management of Water Resources

The report stresses the urgent need to change the way we use and manage this water resources.
20/03/2015 00:00:00

Vienna Convention Celebrates Three Decades of Successful Science-Based Global Action to Protect the Ozone Layer

The ozone layer is healing itself and is expected to recover by the middle of this century.
20/03/2015 00:00:00

World Conference Adopts New International Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction After Marathon Negotiations

First major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda reached at landmark UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
18/03/2015 00:00:00

Pastoralism Provides Crucial Services to Humanity, Can Support Green Economy Transition

Better Management of Neglected Sector Would Boost Water Regulation and Biodiversity and Sequester up to 9.8 per cent of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions
09/03/2015 00:00:00

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C

At the Closing of the 15th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C Cairo Declaration shows Africa's Resolve to: Enhance Natural Resources Management, Integrate Inclusive Green Economy into Development Planning, Develop Common Strategy on Wildlife, Redress Inequity.
06/03/2015 00:00:00

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo
06/03/2015 00:00:00

Visionary New African Network for Women Leaders on Environment Launched at African Ministerial Conference

Women ministers and leaders from Africa, meeting at the Africa Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) launched a new network, that aims at enhancing representation and involvement of women in decision-making in areas related to the environment and sustainable development continent wide.
05/03/2015 00:00:00

Human-Induced Factors Continue to Cause Biodiversity Decline in Africa, According to Preview of UNEP Report

The ongoing loss of biodiversity in Africa is driven by a combination of human-induced factors, including a rising demand for and consumption of natural resources and pollution created by urbanization and industrialization.
04/03/2015 00:00:00

New Atlas Shows Africa's Mountains Underpin the Continent's Development

The Atlas contains detailed mapping of how strategic interventions and innovations are improving the food security and livelihoods of mountain communities in different parts of Africa.
04/03/2015 00:00:00

Celebrating 30 Years, High Level Segment of 15th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Opens in Cairo

Continent to Define Vision for the Future on Climate, Investment in Natural Capital, Economic Transitions and Development as Deadlines for Culmination of Key Global Agreements Approaches
04/03/2015 00:00:00

Organized Crime Threat to Wild Species on the Increase, Says UN on Wildlife Day

UN General Assembly Marks the Day with Special Session
03/03/2015 00:00:00


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