Governments Call for Governing Council to be Transformed into UN Environment Assembly
Report Shows Good Policies for Addressing Environmental Challenges Affecting Human Health, But Weak Implementation
The acclaimed singers will support a host of UNEP initiatives, including World Environment Day, UNEP's campaign to reduce food waste - known as Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint - and efforts to lower the demand for illegal wildlife products that is driving a spike in elephant and rhino poaching in East Africa
UNEP Announces New Partnership with Global Off-Grid Lighting Association
Rapid Growth of Global Initiative to Reduce Health and Climate Impacts of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants
Four UN Agencies to Assist 30 Countries in Transition to a Green Economy
Gourmet Meal at UN Environment Programme Headquarters Highlights Global Campaign to Cut Food Waste
Annual Study of Emerging Environmental Issues
Looks at Issues Such As Risks from Chemicals and Spike in Illegal Wildlife Trade,
Including Elephant and Rhino Poaching
40th Anniversary Book Launched Highlighting the Struggles and Successes of UNEP Since 1972
Launch of GEO-5 for Youth to Showcase Solutions by Young People to Key Environmental Challenges
The Media Roundtable will provide direct interaction between journalists, UN experts, policymakers, scientists, NGOs and others on priority and emerging issues in the global environment.
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.