Environmental Governance Press Releases

Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris

- Reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Kigali Amendment can prevent up to 0.5°C of global warming, while continuing to protect the ozone layer
- HFCs consumption to be reduced in 2019 in developed countries and frozen in 2024 and 2028 in developing countries

15/10/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Announces Co-chairs for Sixth Edition of Landmark State of World Environment Report (GEO-6)

New GEO-6 website provides access to vital information and data
12/10/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Chief welcomes EU vote to ratify Paris Agreement

04/10/2016 00:00:00

Apes Seizure Database reveals true extent of illegal trade

Seizure records in the database date back to 2005, and include any removal of great apes from unlawful situations.
29/09/2016 00:00:00

The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment

28/09/2016 00:00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nations aim to reach an important agreement to protect the climate while continuing to preserve the ozone layer

23/09/2016 00:00:00

Canada to host World Environment Day in 2017

21/09/2016 00:00:00

More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection

- Italian Environment Ministry commits 4.5 million euro for the protection of the Mediterranean

- The money will go to improving protection of marine parks and tackling marine litter, among others  

16/09/2016 00:00:00

De Croo signs new agreement with UN Environment on driving sustainable development

14/09/2016 00:00:00

Footballing Icon Neymar Jr. Targets Deadly Threats to Wildlife

Brazil and Barcelona star takes up Gisele Bündchen invitation to help end illegal trade in wildlife
12/09/2016 00:00:00

Governments to decide on trade in ivory, rhino horn and other wildlife products at World Wildlife Conference

12/09/2016 00:00:00

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh takes the plunge to save threatened Lake Baikal

09/09/2016 00:00:00

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