Resource Efficiency Press Releases

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future

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
17-9-2014 00:00:00

UN Conference in Samoa Generates More than US $1.9 Billion in Partnerships Tackling Such Issues as Climate Change, Environmental Protection and Access to Energy

The Conference reaffirmed the need to consider the special circumstances faced by small island developing states in achieving sustainable development.
4-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific Based in Apia, Samoa

The establishment of this new office is one of the results from the decisions agreed by Member States during the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - known as Rio+20 - to strengthen the role of UNEP as the leading global environmental authority
2-9-2014 00:00:00

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States Opens in Samoa


1-9-2014 00:00:00

New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States

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
1-9-2014 00:00:00

UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy

African economies and rural livelihoods remain heavily dependent on natural resources, particularly renewable resources such as soil and water, and on the associated productive sectors such as agriculture and forestry.
25-8-2014 00:00:00

Greening the Blue: UN Launches Staff Tutorial on Environmental Sustainability


6-8-2014 00:00:00

Mozambique Works to Break Vicious Circle of Environmental Degradation and Poverty


5-8-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and Brazilian National Water Agency Team up to Foster Monitoring of Water Quality in Brazil and Other Developing Countries

ANA to house regional center for the UNEP GEMS-Water programme
5-8-2014 00:00:00

En.lighten Initiative Helps Switch on Efficient Lighting


31-7-2014 00:00:00

Study Highlights New Agricultural Methods and Technologies that can Save Governments Millions and Conserve Vital Natural Resources

Experts and policy-makers meet to share key findings from Ugandan and Indian national planning and food security study
15-7-2014 00:00:00

Multi-million Dollar Irish Commitment set to Boost Monitoring of World's Freshwater Supplies


11-7-2014 00:00:00


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