Environmental Governance Press Releases

"We have the power": UNEP Awards Winners of the International Children's Painting Competition

The theme of this years competition - "We have the power!" - inspired thousands of young artists around the world to share their visions of how renewable energy can be harnessed for the wellbeing of people on the planet.
26/04/2016 00:00:00

"We are in a race against time," says Ban, as leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord

22/04/2016 00:00:00

UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral

Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now
21/04/2016 00:00:00

Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future

Climate and Sustainability - A Shared Vision of Opportunity for Billions of People
20/04/2016 00:00:00

Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Decisions taken at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment set stage for brighter future for continent
19/04/2016 00:00:00

Angola Announces Major Push against Ivory Trade as it Gears up for World Environment Day

18/04/2016 00:00:00

Green Finance Symposium Explores Financial Mechanisms to Promote Low-Carbon Global Economic Growth

Hank Paulson underscores need for green finance, technologies to achieve global climate targets
16/04/2016 00:00:00

Harnessing Africa's Rich Natural Capital Tops Agenda at High-level African Conference on the Environment in Preparation for UN Environment Assembly

Sustainable use of Africa's natural capital could result in savings of up to $103 billion every year and drive Africa's economic growth.
15/04/2016 00:00:00

New UN Web Tool Demonstrates Climate Benefits of Protecting Apes

Protecting great apes in Africa and Asia can help countries fight climate change.
14/04/2016 00:00:00

New Secretary for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The IPCC offers policymakers a snapshot of what the scientific community understands about climate change.
13/04/2016 00:00:00

Media Alert: UNFCCC Secretariat and Earth Day Network Launch Campaign to Mark Signing of Paris Agreement and to Celebrate Earth Day on 22 April

The link between the Paris Agreement and trees is clear-forests will be key allies for combating climate change and meeting the long term goal of restoring the ecological balance of planet Earth by the second half of the century.
06/04/2016 00:00:00

Media Invitation: Countries Discuss Reduction of Climate Change-Inducing HFCs

Phasing down hydrofluorocarbons under the Montreal Protocol could prevent a global temperature rise of up to 0.4°C
04/04/2016 00:00:00

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