Disasters & Conflicts Press Releases

World Humanitarian Summit must be 'turning point' in cooperation to tackle crises - UN chief

At the launch of One Humanity: Shared responsibility report
10/02/2016 00:00:00

Nigerian President Buhari Recognizes UNEP's Efforts on Ogoniland Clean-up

Visiting UNEP's Headquarters in Nairobi, the President emphasized Nigeria's commitment to a safe, secure and clean planet ahead of the Second UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
28/01/2016 00:00:00

El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries

WHO and its partners predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño.
25/01/2016 00:00:00

Statement by UNEP Executive Director on the Paris Attacks


15/11/2015 00:00:00

Message by UN Secretary-General on United Nations Day

The United Nations works for the entire human family of seven billion people, and cares for the earth, our one and only home.
24/10/2015 00:00:00

Technology Facilitation Mechanism for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Launched at New York Summit


26/09/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Côte d'Ivoire Assessment Highlights Action Required for Path to Sustainable Development

Urgent Measures Needed to Halt Widespread Deforestation, Rehabilitation of Ébrié Lagoon Possible, Would Offer Substantial Social and Economic Benefits
25/09/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Applauds Potential of Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Speed Financing for Development

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
16/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP and Xinhua Heads Sign Agreement on Promotion of Environmental Issues

The new agreement to run through to 2018.
10/06/2015 00:00:00

Musician and Environmentalist Jack Johnson Designated UNEP Goodwill Ambassador on World Environment Day 2015

Jack Johnson is an inspirational artist and committed environmentalist. His millions of fans around the world form part of a unique network that engages with environmental non-profits at each of his tour stops
05/06/2015 00:00:00

Environmental Emergency Heroes Honoured with Green Star Awards

The winners this year were announced at a high-level event in Oslo sponsored by the Norwegian Government.
02/06/2015 00:00:00

Crime Fighters Recognized for Tackling Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Chemicals and Waste

Environment crime undermines sustainable development. It is not only a threat to species, to habitats and to ecosystems, but also to human health, livelihoods and national economies
21/05/2015 00:00:00


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