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Balancing Finance and Technology Key to Climate-Resilient Future
13/09/2012
The international community should build the fundamental infrastructure that will help developing countries move to a low-carbon future.

Loans Worth more than US $3 million Approved under Clean Development Mechanism Scheme
12/09/2012
A newly launched loan scheme aimed at increasing the number of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in developing countries has authorized the funding of more than USD $3 million towards 23 CDM projects.

New Initiative to Reduce Time-to-Market for Carbon Market Projects in Southern Africa
17/08/2012
UNEP-Facilitated Standardized Baseline Expected to Boost Access to Climate-Friendly Investment

Secretary-General's Visit Marks Closure of UN Pavilion at Expo 2012
14/08/2012
The UN Pavilion welcomed over 700,000 visitors during the three-month exhibition.

Indian, Colombian and Kenyan Initiatives among Winners of World Environment Day Challenge
02/08/2012
Fuel-Efficient Car Given as Prize to Projects and Events that Inspired and Galvanized Environmental Action

UN Secretary-General Appoints High-Level Panel on Post-2015 Development Agenda
01/08/2012
Civil society, Private sector and Government leaders named to 26-member advisory Panel

London 2012 Will Leave a Lasting Legacy for the UK and the Olympic Movement: UNEP Executive Director
26/07/2012
Light-Weight Stadium, River Restoration and Clean-Up of Historic Docklands among Key Achievements Achim Steiner Comments on Tour of Olympic Park and Thames Barrier with UK Secretary of State Caroline Spelman