As Governments Gear Up for 2nd UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
40th anniversary of Barcelona Convention celebrated with strong commitments on biodiversity protection, sustainable consumption and climate change adaptation.
The GFSG will collaborate with other G20 groups and related external initiatives.
Achim Steiner and Canadian leaders pay tribute to first UNEP Chief
Visiting UNEP's Headquarters in Nairobi, the President emphasized Nigeria's commitment to a safe, secure and clean planet ahead of the Second UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
WHO and its partners predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño.
The Memorandum of Understanding is initially set to run until June 2018.
Country empowered to prevent deaths from invisible killer
Report Profiles UK's Efforts to Build Sustainable Financial System
A UNEP-GEF project is helping Vietnamese farmers to reduce their environmental impact and their electricity bills.
Training cooling system technicians is essential to phasing out ozone-depleting substances in Asia Pacific.
Statement by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner
New Mountain Adaptation Outlooks launched at COP 21
Released on Human Rights Day, ahead of the finalization of a new climate agreement, Climate Change and Human Rights provides a comprehensive study of the links between human rights law and climate change.
"The potential opportunity of the green bond market has caught policy makers' attention." - Nick Robins, Co-Director of the UNEP Inquiry
The future of what happens in our societies will be largely determined by what happens in the cities of our world.
Zero emissions vehicles need to be seen as part of a wider move towards a cleaner transport sector that includes better city planning, public transport and non-motorized transport.
On the margins of COP21, Mr. Steiner met with Børge Brende at the Norwegian Embassy in Paris to sign the agreement and discuss the process of negotiations at the climate conference.