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WTO and UNEP Enhance Dialogue on Trade and Environmental Issues
28/04/2015
The event brought together leaders and renowned experts in the fields of trade and environment

New Handbook Explores How Trade Can Drive the Transition to a Green Economy
28/04/2015
Global Trade Reached US$23.4 Trillion in 2013, Highlighting Financial Power that Could be Harnessed for Sustainable Development.

Zambia's Forest Ecosystems Contribute $1.3 Billion to the National Economy, Higher than Previously Thought
28/04/2015
Economic Study Boosts Zambia's Efforts under its National REDD+ Process

ASEAN Commits to Switch to Efficient Lighting
28/04/2015
Harmonized standards and policy will slash energy consumption in ASEAN region.

African Leaders to Develop Common Plan for Stopping Wildlife Crime
27/04/2015
Conference to seek advancement of Africa-wide strategy to tackle illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.

Better Resource and Energy Efficiency 'begins at home'
21/04/2015
More sustainable buildings the aim of new 10YFP programme.

The 2015 World Environment Day Blogging Competition now open
15/04/2015
UNEP challenges bloggers to envision a world where seven billion people make a change towards responsible consumption.

Italy to Lead Global Celebrations of World Environment Day, Spark Action on Sustainable Future
07/04/2015
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.

Livelihoods Development Critical to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery - New Study
03/04/2015
Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.

Secretary-General Appoints Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago Assistant Secretary-General and Head of UNEP New York Office
01/04/2015
Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.