The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific works to broaden the constituency for UNEP in the region through promoting cooperation with government, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society, and raising public awareness of environmental issues. Media relations are given high priority.

The Regional Information Office works on a programme of initiatives designed to support environmental action and undertakes outreach activities to the media, civil society and children and youth.

The office also works to raise awareness of and promote key environment days among civil society, youth and children and stakeholder groups, and mobilizes young people to actively participate and undertake activities in the region in commemoration of these days:

22 March World Water Day
22 April Earth Day
22 May International Day of Biodiversity
5 June World Environment Day
September Clean Up the World Campaign