Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS
Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment
The Conference reaffirmed the need to consider the special circumstances faced by small island developing states in achieving sustainable development.
With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming
More than 1,000 risk and disaster experts, practitioners and government officials from over 100 countries convene in Davos this week to tackle the growing challenge of disaster risk.
Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development
The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million
Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.
Acknowledging the need and opportunities for global-scale leadership by this region for the world´s environment, through the Los Cabos Declaration, the Ministers confirmed the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean as one of the most relevant spaces for political and policy dialogue to establish and identify regional priorities.