Speeches

Statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner at the First Ministerial Forum on Sustainable Transport in Africa


30-10-2014 00:00:00

Keynote Address by Elizabeth Mrema, Director, Division of Environmental Law and Conventions, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Delivered on behalf of the Executive Director AT THE OPENING OF COP / MOP 1 Nagoya Protocol
15-10-2014 00:00:00

Address by Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP Deputy Executive Director and UN Assistant-Secretary-General at the Opening of the High-Level Segment COP 12

Over the last 60 years, at least 40 per cent of all intrastate conflicts have had a link to natural resources. In contrast, since 1946, fewer than a quarter of peace agreements aiming to resolve conflicts linked to natural resources have included specific resource management mechanisms.
15-10-2014 00:00:00

Keynote address by Achim Steiner Delivered at the Opening of the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

18,788 species out of 52,017, so far assessed by IUCN, are threatened with extinction
6-10-2014 00:00:00

Statement by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner at the High-level Stock-taking event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

As we move forward towards the September 2015 summit and the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, the United Nations system in its entirety will need to rise to the challenge of balancing on one hand our responsibility to articulate a commensurate sustainable development agenda of the 21st century while recognizing that in its implementation we will always face many challenges.
30-9-2014 00:00:00

Speech by UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing at Climate Summit

Carbon emissions are at unprecedented levels.
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Message from the UN Secretary-General on International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Recent scientific findings reveal the importance of the Montreal Protocol.
16-9-2014 00:00:00

Remarks by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner at the Hertie School of Governance


5-9-2014 00:00:00

Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon at the Opening Session of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States

As delivered in Apia, Samoa, 31 August 2014
1-9-2014 00:00:00

Remarks by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Closure of the First UN Environment Assembly


27-6-2014 00:00:00

Remarks by H.E Ms. Oyun Sanjaasuren, President of the First Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP Under First Session of the High Level Segment 10AM-1PM 26 June 2014, Thursday


26-6-2014 00:00:00

Policy Statement by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director

Delivered at the Opening of the First Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP Nairobi, 23 June 2014
23-6-2014 00:00:00


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