Science in UNEP

UNEP Science Strategy

Mercury in Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining

The UNEP Science Strategy was developed in response to the need to strengthen UNEP's scientific base as identified by the Governing Council. The Strategy was developed jointly in 2009 by the UNEP Chief Scientists Office and the Division of Early Warning and Assessment. The Strategy has four overarching goals covering the areas of “Emerging Issues”, “Sustainability Scenarios”, “Sustainability Science”, and “Scientific Competence” More...

Chief Scientist

Jacqueline McGlade is currently Chief Scientist and ad interim Director of UNEP's Division of Early Warning and Assessment. Prior to joining UNEP as Special Advisor to the Executive Director on knowledge management and science, Professor Jacqueline McGlade was Executive Director of the European Environment Agency from 2003-2013. More...