News and Press releases


News and Press releases

Ban Ki-moon Eyes New Climate Deal, Rapid Progress on Sustainable Development in Wake of First United Nations Environment Assembly


Historic UN Environment Assembly Calls for Strengthened Action on Air Quality, Linked to 7 Million Deaths Annually, Among 16 Major Resolutions


Global climate debate on the sidelines of UNEA meeting: bringing optimism to build trust and political momentum


President of Kenya and Prince of Monaco Attend Opening of UNEA High-level Segment



Prince Albert II of Monaco Joins the Global Ocean Commission and UNEP in Calling for Comprehensive Ocean Governance


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


Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda Unite Efforts to Combat Illegal Timber Trade in East Africa


UNDP Joins Partnership for Action on Green Economy, Bringing New Resources and Opportunities for Countries


Symposium at UNEA Brings Legal Community Together to Boost Environmental Rule of Law


South-South Renewables Trade Grows Faster than Global Trade as Developing Countries Invest in Green Technology


Developing Countries Face $2.5 Trillion Annual Investment Gap in Key Sustainable Development Sectors, UNCTAD Report Estimates


Mongolia's Environment Minister Elected First President of United Nations Environment Assembly


Winners of UNEP International Childrens Painting Competition Awarded at First UN Environment Assembly


Illegal Trade in Wildlife and Timber Products Finances Criminal and Militia Groups, Threatening Security and Sustainable Development


Major Groups and Stakeholders Bring Civil Society Perspectives to Inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)


Plastic Waste Causes Financial Damage of US$13 Billion to Marine Ecosystems Each Year as Concern Grows over Microplastics


First-Ever UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), Ground-Breaking Platform for Policy Leadership, Gets Underway


New Elephant poaching and ivory smuggling figures released


Ground-Breaking First Session of UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) Just Days Away


Final Call for Media Accreditation for UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)


First UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi Heralds New Era in Global Efforts to Address Environmental Sustainability


Global Media Roundtable at the Inaugural Session of the UN Environment Assembly


The new tool provides guidance to governments and local authorities


Bangladesh Uncovers the Crippling Cost of Climate Change Adaptation


Achim Steiner Briefs European Environment Ministers on UNEP's Role


Earth Negotiation Bulletin