The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

23-27 May 2016 UNEP hosts the Parliament of Environment – The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) will take place at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, under the overarching theme of Delivering on the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Assembly, which represents the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment, will culminate in resolutions and a global call to action to address the critical environmental challenges facing the world today.

UNEA enjoys the universal membership of all 193 UN Member States and the full involvement of major groups and stakeholders. With this wide reach into the legislative, financial and development arenas, UNEA provides a groundbreaking platform for leadership on global environmental policy. Through UNEA, we can all work together to build a healthier environment to support humanity for generations to come.
UNEA-2 brings together over 2000 participants from over 190 nations. Heads of States and Government, over 200 ministers, Heads of United Nations, Multilateral and Bilateral Agencies, Chief Executive Officers, Civil Society and Private Sector representatives will engage and take part in over 100 events.

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