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Landmark Agreement Sets in Motion Action to Restore Iraqs Environment as New Study Outlines Magnitude of Deterioration
UN Top Environment Chief in First Visit to Iraq Says Implementation of the Agreement will Bolster Environmental Recovery and Peace-building

World Economic Forum Session on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Draws International Leaders
Major Investment Groups Urge Oil and Gas Companies To Join CCAC Methane Partnership

Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System
Policy Innovations for a Green Economy

New Web Platform Launched to Accelerate Green Economy Transition
CHF 1.6 million commitment from Swiss government, 29 international knowledge partners to strengthen Green Growth Knowledge Platform

India's Urban Mobility Plans Pathway to Sustainability
Non-motorized transport, energy efficiency key to reducing per capita emissions, says new report

Panama Resumes Efforts to Cut Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation with Renewed Focus on Rights of Indigenous Communities
The programme was suspended in March 2013, following complaints by the National Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples in Panama (COONAPIP) that it did not show sufficient consideration to the rights of indigenous communities.

Airports Ask Travelers to Think.Eat.Save.
Major airports across the United States will be featuring the joint UNEP/FAO food waste campaign in the form of a new Public Service Announcement, which asks viewers to be more thoughtful about their holiday consumption and waste.