Dr. Naoko Ishii has succeeded Monique Barbut as CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility.
Civil society, Private sector and Government leaders named to 26-member advisory Panel
Dozens of groups join new platform to promote sustainable development of river basin.
Progress Towards Fast Cuts in Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry to Brick Kilns Spotlighted at Working Group Meeting
13-Year-old Diana Park of the USA Awarded First Prize from over 630,000 Entries
UNEP and EU's Committee of the Regions (CoR) sign agreement at Rio+20 summit confirming partnership on sustainable development
Institutions commit to promoting the role of local and regional authorities in decision-making in environmental protection
UNEP and CoR call cities and regions throughout the world to join forces
Countries Agree to 2016 as Target Date for Transition to Efficient Lamps
New Policy Status Map and National Assessments Highlight Huge Savings Potential
A Transition to a Green Economy Can Assist in Fast Tracking Food Security and More Diverse and Productive Landscapes
Results of UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management
Bus, Train, Metro and Carpooling Companies Join Forces to Show Role of Transport in a Green Economy
Initiative will Focus on Resource Efficiency Measures to Achieve Sustainable Urban Development
Policies Can Be Replicated and Upscaled to Help World Realize Green Economy, Says Report
Entries open for Climate and Clean Air Coalition's global outreach contest
Paradoxically, if we fail to act decisively to combat climate change, the reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions could occur through the collapse of the world economy, warns Maurice Strong in this column.
Nairobi, 11 June 2012 - With just over one week before world governments meet in Brazil for the Rio+20 summit, some of the biggest names in music have been united on a new album, which puts the message of sustainability into song.
Ambitious Set of Sustainability Targets Can be Met, But Only with Renewed Commitment
and Rapid Scaling-Up of Successful Policies