At the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.
Economic Study Boosts Zambia's Efforts under its National REDD+ Process
Global Trade Reached US$23.4 Trillion in 2013, Highlighting Financial Power that Could be Harnessed for Sustainable Development.
The event brought together leaders and renowned experts in the fields of trade and environment
Conference to seek advancement of Africa-wide strategy to tackle illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.
Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC
The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational.
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
Rebuilding livelihoods in post conflict countries is a critical component of peacebuilding and economic recovery.
The study concluded that, if human impacts continue to grow as they have been, future losses in biodiversity will be concentrated in biodiverse but economically poor countries
Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.
At the International Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade