Governments and officials discussed existing measures that can be quickly taken up and integrated into strategies for economic development and environment protection.
Marks First Ever Meeting of Environment Ministers under UNEP Universal Membership
It is estimated that over 8 percent of total worldwide natural gas production is lost annually to venting, leakage, and flaring.
Consumers, Food Industry and Government All Have Role to Play in Reducing 1.3 Billion Tonnes of Food Wasted or Lost Each Year
Most Comprehensive Assessment Ever of Global Emissions Released Ahead of Final Negotiations on New Mercury Treaty - Binding Treaty Can Deliver Major Health and Environmental Benefits in Developing and Developed Countries
UN General Assembly Strengthens UNEP Role in Addressing Global Environmental Challenges - Renewed Focus on Improving Access to Technology and Capacity Building
The Meeting at UN Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre Comes After Another Round of Climate Change Talks
Countries have successfully launched a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, agreed a firm timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015 and agreed a path to raise necessary ambition to respond to climate change.
The honorary category of the award recognizes global actions by environmental leaders.
Costa Rica, Mexico and Nigeria present their latest progress and lessons learned on developing REDD+ safeguards and legal preparedness.
Information Portal will Make Available Research, Experiences and Lessons Learned from Projects Across the Continent
Rapid Growth of Country Members-from 6 to 25 in Less Than 12 Months - Underlines World-Wide Interest in Voluntary Initiative
Report Released at First Post-Rio+20 Global Conference on Measuring Progress Towards a Green Economy
Seeds of Knowledge Provides Lessons Learned From 17 Countries for a Sustainable Environment
Invasive Species, Waste, and Extreme Weather Events among Key Challenges
Policymakers and Climate Scientists Must Monitor and Prepare for Large Carbon Dioxide and Methane Emissions from Permafrost, Says UNEP Report
Keeping Average Global Temperature Rise to Below 2°C Still Achievable, with Potentially Big Cuts Possible from Buildings, Transportation and Avoided Deforestation - But Time Running Out
Natural Resource Risk Profiles Calculated for Five Pilot Countries