TEDx Talk by David Jensen "Natural Resources and Peacebuilding: Is the United Nations united?"
The presentation focuses on the need to address natural resource degradation, governance and benefit-sharing as fundamental components of peacebuilding in Afghanistan and other post-conflict countrie
Forests - We all depend on them
Forests provide employment for up to 1 billion people and contribute over US$ 450 billion to the global economy. Yet in some regions, deforestation continues at an alarming rate. Produced by UNEP to
The Future We Want
The Rio+20 conference on sustainable development, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012 was the biggest UN conference ever and a major step forward in achieving a sustainable futur
Japan Tsunami Cleanup
A year after the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, killing just over 19,000 people, a group of international experts in post-disaster waste management were invited to Ja
Sierra Leone at the crossroads
Ten years after the end of the civil war Sierra Leone is at a turning point in its history – and Sierra Leonians at a crossroads.
UNEP, Sierra Leone's Environment Protection Agency and Innospec Partner to successfully decontaminate 93 barrels of Tetraethyl Lead with no spills or injuries