News

United Nations Environment Programme Upgraded to Universal Membership Following Rio+20 Summit
UN General Assembly Strengthens UNEP Role in Addressing Global Environmental Challenges - Renewed Focus on Improving Access to Technology and Capacity Building
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Posta Kenya Launches Stamp Series to mark 40th ANNIVERSARY OF UNEP
Nairobi, 22 June 2012 - Postal Corporation of Kenya is pleased to issue three new stamps to mark the 40th anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
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Top Kenyan Athletes Support Half-Marathon Run to Celebrate UNEP's 40th Anniversary
Kenya's top runners will join the public later this month for a half-marathon to mark the fortieth anniversary of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
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African Heads of State Mark 40th Anniversary of UNEP
Heads of State from over thirty African countries have taken part in an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
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Speeches

18ème Sommet de l’Union Africaine
Discours de S.E.M. Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO, Président de la République du Congo, à l’occasion du 40ème Anniversaire du PNUE

(18th African Union Summit. Speech about the 40th Anniversary of UNEP by HE Mr. Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo)
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Remarks by Mr. Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on UNEP's 40th Anniversary.
Your Excellencies, Heads of state and Government, Your Excellency Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo, Your Excellency, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia...
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The Secretary General
remarks at lunch marking 40th anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme Hosted by H.E Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, Addis Ababa, 29 January 2012

Your Excellency Mwai Kibaki, President of the Republic of Kenya, Your Excellency, Yayi Boni, Chairperson of the African Union, Your Excellency, Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo Distinguished Heads of State and Government...
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Articles

UNEP celebrates its 40th birthday,
Msafiri January - February 2012

The United Nations Environment Programme spokesperson and acting Director of Communications, Nick Nuttall, looks back at the vital work of this organization as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.
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UNEP roots for green economy to generate growth, employment,
The Standard, January 20, 2012

Forty years ago, in the Swedish capital Stockholm, history was made at a UN conference on the future of humanity and the planet that would propel Kenya into the centre of international environmental affairs.
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