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A Review of Air Pollution Control in Beijing: 1998-2013 / PRELIMINARY FINDINGS (English)

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  First United Nations Environment Assembly

Over 1200 participants, 170 national delegations,
80 ministers and 40 events

23 - 27 June 2014, Nairobi, Kenya





 World Environment Day 2015

The WED theme this year is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care." The well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources. And yet, evidence is building that people are consuming far more natural resources than what the planet can sustainably provide. 

Information Materials

   Pacific Action Plan for the Year of the Dugong

Bonn/Palau, 14 March 2011 – A new pilot project using financial incentives to address direct hunting and the incidental capture of dugongs by changing people’s practices and improving the livelihoods of local communities are among the initiatives to be promoted under the Pacific Year of the Dugong 2011.
  Rooting Out Poverty with the E-Tree Programme in China

Beijing, 11 March, 2011 – The third phase of the China E-Tree Programme, a web-based platform to mobilize resources and public participation for tree planting, was launched today at a ceremony in Beijing, to commemorate the UN International Year of the Forests and in celebration of China’s Arbor Day on March 12, 2011. Read More..
  Northwest Pacific Action Plan (NOWPAP): News Updates

NOWPAP, as a part of the Regional Seas Program, operates  to address
the accelerating degradation of the world's oceans and coastal areas. 

2010 Showcase Programme
Call for proposals for showcase projects under the APFED Innovation
Showcase for Sustainable Development.
Deadline: 19 November 2010 ... Read more


Agency Montreal Protocol Award


Tata Young, Asia’s pop music sensation, was awarded this year’s Montreal Protocol Award of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) for raising public awareness on the importance of protecting the ozone layer - a notable effort that contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on environmental sustainability.


Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum:
21-22 Oct 2010, Mainstreaming Adaptation into Development Planning. View the output here: http://www.asiapacificadapt.net/adaptationforum2010/