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MEDIA INVITATION: Can We Achieve Sustainability and Shared Prosperity within the Ecological Limits of the Planet
MEDIA INVITATION: Can We Achieve Sustainability and Shared Prosperity within the Ecological Limits of the Planet 23/09/2015

High Level Panels at SDGs Summit Look at How, How Much, and What is at Stake

UNEP's Goodwill Ambassadors Get Angry About Climate Change
UNEP's Goodwill Ambassadors Get Angry About Climate Change 23/09/2015

Anger is one of those emotions people fear. But it can be a great call to action. Just ask Angry Birds, where angry is good and the art of destruction is a path to creativity.

Transformative Business Leader to Receive United Nations Champion of the Earth Award
Transformative Business Leader to Receive United Nations Champion of the Earth Award 18/09/2015

Unilever CEO, Paul Polman recognized for leading business world towards a new model of sustainable growth

North American Winner Chosen for the 24th International Children`s Painting Competition
North American Winner Chosen for the 24th International Children`s Painting Competition 11/09/2015

Gloria Yang, aged 14 from California, wins first prize for the UNEP North American Region.

National Geographic Wins Top United Nations Environmental Prize for Science and Innovation
National Geographic Wins Top United Nations Environmental Prize for Science and Innovation 10/09/2015

The Champions of the Earth Award recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship, and civil society

Green Innovation Highlighted at 2015 SEED Awards
Green Innovation Highlighted at 2015 SEED Awards 09/09/2015

2015 SEED Awards Honour African and Women-Led Enterprises

UNEP's 24th International Children Painting Competition: Regional Winner for Africa Announced
UNEP's 24th International Children Painting Competition: Regional Winner for Africa Announced 08/09/2015

Nine year old Hussein Malla from Kenya claims first prize

UNEP Announces European Winner of 24th International Children`s Painting Competition
UNEP Announces European Winner of 24th International Children`s Painting Competition 07/09/2015

Evdokia Bogacheva, aged 12 from Ukraine, wins first prize for the European Region.

Homegrown Experts to Tap into Africa's 20,000 MW Geothermal Energy Thanks to New Excellence Centre
Homegrown Experts to Tap into Africa's 20,000 MW Geothermal Energy Thanks to New Excellence Centre 13/08/2015

With an estimated potential of 20,000 MW, geothermal energy could provide an answer to the continent's energy shortage.

Experts & Policymakers Re-Imagine African Agriculture in Face of Climate Change
Experts & Policymakers Re-Imagine African Agriculture in Face of Climate Change 31/07/2015

65% of Africa's Land Affected by Degradation; New Approach Essential

New Lending and Investment Tool Sets Agricultural Supply Chain on Sustainable Path, Reducing Deforestation Threat
New Lending and Investment Tool Sets Agricultural Supply Chain on Sustainable Path, Reducing Deforestation Threat 29/07/2015

New research by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Natural Capital Declaration highlights the critical need to fundamentally strengthen how financial institutions view, address and manage deforestation and degradations risks.

World Summit Climate & Territories Will Contribute to Developing a Credible Roadmap for Limiting Global Warming To 2°C
World Summit Climate & Territories Will Contribute to Developing a Credible Roadmap for Limiting Global Warming To 2°C 08/06/2015

François Hollande and Christiana Figueres to join subnational and local leaders in Lyon on 1 & 2 July for main gathering of non-state actors before COP21

UNEP Supports First Ever Round-The-World Solar Flight
UNEP Supports First Ever Round-The-World Solar Flight 09/03/2015

35,000km Journey to Show how Clean Tech and Pioneering Spirit can Change the World

Pastoralism Provides Crucial Services to Humanity, Can Support Green Economy Transition
Pastoralism Provides Crucial Services to Humanity, Can Support Green Economy Transition 09/03/2015

Better Management of Neglected Sector Would Boost Water Regulation and Biodiversity and Sequester up to 9.8 per cent of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions