Climate Change in Europe
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More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring ForestsMore Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests

At the UN Climate Summit in New York global leaders more than double restoration targets and commitments


  Media Advisory: the Carphatian COP4, 23-26 September, Mikulov/Czech Republic 

The Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP4) to the Framework Convention on the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Carpathians will take place on 23-26 September in the City of Mikulov at the invitation of the Government of the Czech Republic. Registration is now open for the press conference on 26 September! 

UNEP Executive Director Visits Berlin, Addresses United Nations Association of Germany

How the Poverty and Environment Initiative (PEI) has contributed to Sustainable Development efforts of Kyrgyzstan


The European Commission and UNEP Strengthen Cooperation in Renewed Memorandum of Understanding

Nairobi, 25 June 2014 - UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner and EU ...

UNEP endorses Work Plan with Russian Federation to better protect that country’s environment

Nairobi, Kenya, 23 June 2014 - During the first United Nations Environment Assembly, being held this week in Nairobi, a comprehensive environmental Work Plan was endorsed between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Russian Federation. 


Geneva VIPs pedaling like crazy for the islands

On 4 June 2014, along the Geneva lakeside, three stationary bicycles were connected to an interactive display. Ambassadors, UN High officials, Swiss authorities and civil society representatives volunteered to take part in this educational and fun event. As the VIPs pedalled, large screens displayed the corresponding decrease in sea levels. They truly raised their voice and not the Sea level. Watch the video here



Read about UNEP's activities in Europe in the UNEP in Europe monthly Newsletter published by the Regional Office for Europe

Together for a Greener Europe - E-book

Special edition: Speed dating with "UNEP in Europe"?
Seven minutes to discover what we do - and more if we get on

  Transforming Risks into Cooperation
The Environment and Security Initiative 2003-2013

In 2013, the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) celebrates its 10th anniversary,
and the present publication describes the history, methodology and key results achieved
so far through the skills, experience and networks of the ENVSEC partners.
  ENVSEC News - Highlights from the Environment and Security Initiative
January-June 2013

The Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) is an inter-agency initiative
of international organizations
  Greening Universities Toolkit:  Transforming Universities into Green and Sustainable Campuses is aimed at providing university staff and students with a selection of strategies, tools and resources to inspire, encourage and support universities to develop and implement their own transformative strategies for establishing green, resource-efficient and low-carbon campuses

Transport, Health & Environment: Boosting quality of life for children and youth

This information kit is designed to assist municipal authorities, non-governmental organizations and policy makers active in the field of environment and health.  More information is available on THE PEP website or from the project partners ...  English ....  Russian

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