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On World Habitat Day, UN Encourages All to Build on Urban Opportunities
01/10/2012
International celebrations for World Habitat Day held in Embu, Kenya on Monday 1 October, 2012.

Experts Warn of Water Bankruptcy for Many Regions After Reviewing 200 Major Global Projects
24/09/2012
Study highlights emerging issues for world's freshwater and marine systems

UNEP Sustainable Transport Campaign Rewards Participants
14/09/2012
Bus, Train, Metro and Carpooling Companies are offering free tickets to the most active virtual travellers.

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.