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UN Publishes Greenhouse Gas Emission Figures and Highlights Progress towards Climate Neutrality
23/04/2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes publication of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN

World Environment Day 2012 Aims for Record Participation
18/04/2012
World Environment Day (WED) 2012 is aiming higher than ever before.

Barbados Unveils Study to Accelerate Green Economy Transition
30/03/2012
Calls for Green Economy to Address Structural Vulnerabilities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Environment: Act Now or Face Costly Consequences, Warns OECD
16/03/2012
As countries struggle with the immediate challenges of stretched public finances and high unemployment, they must not neglect the longer term. Action needs to be taken now to prevent irreversible damage to the environment.

UN-led Meeting Agrees on Priority Actions for Managing E-Waste in Africa
13/03/2012
Pan-African Forum on E-Waste Underlines Green Economy Opportunities in E-Waste Sector

The Future We Want: 100 Days to Rio+20
12/03/2012
The Green Economy: Does it include you?