UNEP Environmental Governance Sub-Programme
Environmental governance at the national, regional and global levels is critical for the achievement of environmental sustainability and ultimately sustainable development. The subprogramme addresses key factors in achieving:

  • Coherent international decision-making processes for EG; 
  • Adequate capacities to achieve internationally agreed objectives & national environmental priorities through adequate legal & institutional measures; 
  • Integration of environmental sustainability in development at all levels, including regional, sub-regional and national.

More information is provided in this factsheet. UNEP and Environmental Governance at a Glance

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Third International Conference for Small Island Developing States

"The sustainable development of small island developing States through genuine and durable partnerships"

 1-4 September 2014, Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa

The African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN)

15th Ordinary Session

 8-12 September 2014 Egypt

First International Environment Forum for Basin Organizations

'Towards Sustainable Freshwater Governance'

26 - 28 November 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

View the First Announcement here

Building Capacities to Strengthen Carbon Markets in African Countries

Carbon markets are an essential mechanism for the successful implementation of the international climate change regime.

The flexible mechanisms established under the Kyoto protocol are among the principle drivers of the development of such markets especially in developing countries.



Environmental Governance by Region
Africa - Nairobi, Kenya Europe - Geneva, Switzerland West Asia - Manama,Bahrain North America - Washington, DC Latin America - Panama City, Panama Asia Pacific - Bangkok,Thailand